Most recently, Dan was Associate Director on Katie Mitchell's new production

of Theodora at the Royal Opera House (Jan/Feb 2022), 

which was nominated for Best Opera Production at this year's Olivier Awards.

Prior to this, he directed a new production of The Elixir of Love by Donizetti

for Waterperry Opera Festival (Aug 2021) and the Spanish premiere

of Lessons in Love & Violence at the Gran Teatre de Liceu in Barcelona (Feb 2021). 

Dan features in an article in The Stage that assesses the impact of Brexit on UK theatremakers.

He was 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 letters sent to Boris Johnson by Equity UK, 

and the set/costume designer Andrew Edwards, calling on the UK government to reopen negotiations with the EU for an EU-wide visa waiver system for creative workers.

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 was the Equity Councillor for Directors, Designers, and Fight Directors 2014 -2022.

May 2022