Dan served as musical director for SOOP’s productions of 13, Annie, Jr., Rent and Wizard Of Oz and, in addition to teaching various classes and workshops, has been our resident voice instructor for the last 5 years. After graduating from Carnegie Mellon, Dan attended New York University for graduate school, and was an Adjunct Instructor of Voice at NYU while completing his graduate work. Dan has also taught at Pace University, Montclair State, University, Pittsburgh CLO Academy and New York Film Academy.

As a teaching artist, he has worked for TADA! Youth Theater, the Open Jar Institute, Broadway Bound Kids, and Rosie’s Broadway Kids. Dan served as the summer season music director in 2008 at the Mt. Washington Valley Theater Company in NH. He received two NH Theater Award nominations for Best Musical Director for his work on Cabaret and Fiddler On The Roof. Dan has also served as music director for the NYCHEA Players in New York City, music directing their productions of Into The Woods, The Boy Friend, Honk! and Annie, as well as APAC’s (Astoria Performing Arts Center) 2009 and 2010 Summer Stars theater workshop. Dan is currently on faculty here at SOOP and at The Studio in New Canaan, CT.