Dan is delighted to announce that he will be directing a new production of
The Elixir of Love by Donizetti at Waterperry Opera Festival (Aug 2021)
Dan will also be associate director on Katie Mitchell's new production of Theodora
at the Royal Opera House (Jan/Feb 2022)
More recently, he directed the Spanish premiere of Lessons in Love & Violence
at the Gran Teatre de Liceu in Barcelona (Feb 2021)
Dan is featured an article in The Stage that assesses the impact of Brexit on UK theatremakers.
He was recently interviewed on Times Radio about the visa issues faced by UK creative workers
trying to work in the EU and he was invited to speak to Labour MPs
including Harriet Harman, Kevin Brennan and Jack Dromey at a creative industries roundtable
about his experience of this issue.
He was also a co-signatory to recent letters sent to Boris Johnson
In 2020, Dan was sponsored by the Almeida Theatre
to be one of their representatives on the Freelance TaskForce.
The purpose of the task force over 13 weeks (June - September 2020)
was to strengthen the influence of the self-employed theatre and performance community.
Dan has been Equity Councillor for Directors, Designers, and Fight Directors since 2014.
He was re-elected unopposed to the Council (2020-2022).