CURRENT EXCITING THINGS
Winter 2018-2019: Dani is co-writing a musical episode of the podcast Girl Tales with Eli Denby Wood.
November-December 2018: Dani is acting in David Benedict’s NYU thesis film Relief opposite Neo Cihi.
2018: Dani is taking an ongoing on-camera class with Andrew Stewart-Jones.
RECENT EXCITING THINGS
November 2018: Dani booked their first co-star role, on CBS’s “Blue Bloods.”
October 2018: Dani played the title role in Gideon Productions’ biblical backstager Almelem at The Brick.
Summer 2018: Dani's play Cathay, directed by Ria T. DiLullo and starring Courtney McClellan, toured to Adult Learning Centers in NYC with Urban Stages Outreach.
July 2018: Dani appeared in a reading of Ben Ferber's I'm Very Online at BAM on July 29th with The Dirty Blondes, directed by Blayze Teicher.
July 2018: Dani read the title role in Sean Williams' biblical backstager Almelem for Magic Time at Judson Memorial Church.
June 2018: Dani acted in a reading of KT Looney's new play House of Telescopes, directed by Bonnie Jean Gabel, for Pipeline Theatre Company's Week of Extraordinary Risk.
June 2018: Dani acted in the Pride edition of Blackbox Playlist, featuring only LGBTQIA+ writers and performers, at the PIT Mainstage. The show was hosted by Dan Savage and all proceeds benefitted the It Gets Better Project.
May 2018: Dani appeared in The Dare Tactic's mainstage production of Catherine Weingarten's A Roller Rink Temptation at Wow Cafe Theatre, directed by Daniella Caggiano. They played teen lesbian roller rink heartthrob Lemonade, who "def has a Shane from the L Word kinda vibe."
May 2018: An excerpt from Dani's new play in progress, Our Love Is, was highlighted at NYSX's Shakespeare For Everyone Festival, along with the work of the seven other NYSX Diversity Cohort playwrights. The all trans and gender nonconforming cast included Dani (as narrator), C Bain, Jordan Ho, Kevin Kantor, and Elliot Frances Flynn.
April 2018: Dani appeared in Spicy Witch Productions' repertory season as Clarion in Shawn Morgenlander's new translation of Calderon's La vida es sueño and as Stephen (lead) in Iris Dauterman's new world premiere play Merrily, Merrily, inspired by La vida es sueño. Check out the press page for reviews from the season.
2017 BY THE NUMBERS
Starred in 3 short films
Appeared in an additional 2 short films and 1 web series, now available on Amazon Prime
Presented 3 new short plays and 1 excerpt of a full-length in progress
Performed in 2 new plays and 1 new play reading
Started freelancing with 1 commercial/print agent
Wrote a monologue for 1 web series