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2013

JANUARY

Daniel performs as the Preacher in LA DIVINA CARICATURA written and directed by Lee Breuer || UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL || @ The Public Theatre

Daniel plays Aron in a reading of REVOLUTION by Cory Conley || directed by Craig Baldwin || cast also includes: Joe Curnutte, Justin Levine, Megan McQuillan, and Lucy Owen

FEBRUARY

Daniel plays John in a reading of HOMOSOCIAL written and directed by Kyoung H. Park || cast also includes: Flor de Liz Perez, April Matthis, and Jessica Weinstein || Ma-Yi Theatre Company

MARCH

Daniel plays Ty/Sasha in a reading of ALLIGATOR by Hilary Bettis || directed by Jerry Ruiz || Barefoot Theatre Company || cast also includes: Sol Crespo, TJ Lombardo, Andrew MacLarty, Colby Minifie, Charlotte Pines, Cristina Pitter, and Maia Sage

Daniel is cast in the pilot BELIEVE written and directed by Alfonso Cuarón || NBC

Daniel is cast in the pilot NOBODY’S PERFECT

APRIL

Daniel shoots the pilot BELIEVE by Alfonso Cuarón and Mark Friedman || directed by Alfonso Cuarón || executive producers J.J. Abrams & Bryan Burk || NBC

Daniel shoots the pilot NOBODY’S PERFECT || cast also includes: Kristen Acimovic, Jonathan Blitt, Rebekka Johnson, Kara Kimbrough, Billy Merritt, and Malachi Nimmons || A&E

Daniel plays Preacher in a reading of LA DIVINA CARICATURA written and directed by Lee Breuer || St. Ann’s Warehouse

MAY

Daniel’s pilot BELIEVE is picked up by NBC!

Daniel performs in COMMUNITY VOICES: THE NEXT GENDERASIAN ||  produced and directed by Kyoung H. Park || cast also includes: Jackie Chung, Mieke D., Angel Desai, Snehal Desai, Jojo Gonzalez, Ken Leung, Wei-Yi Lin, Andy Phelan, Eileen Rivera, Ching Valdes-Aran, and Tobias Wong || La Mama & 2G

Daniel’s short film LAST NIGHT, written and directed by Cathy Yan, premieres at NYU’s Skirball Center of Performing Arts

Daniel shoots the pilot BOYSTOWN by Brian Glidewell || directed by Matt Mayer || cast also includes: Dan Black, Brian Glidewell, Aaron Kheifets, Michael Martin, Ben Rameaka, Kate Riley, Marshall Stratton, Natasha Vaynblat, Amy Kim Waschke, and Ryan Williams

Daniel shoots the webseries KELSEY by Kelsey Rauber || directed by Christina Raia || cast also includes: Sharina Martin, Brennan Taylor, and Nichole Yanetty

Daniel performs in a reading of HANNAH AND THE DREAD GAZEBO by Jiehae Park

JUNE

Daniel is in residency at the Studio Tisch Festival, NYU || SQUARE PEG/ROUND HOLE || Smoke & Mirrors Co. || cast also includes: Stacey Linnartz, Jonathan David Martin, and Zoey Martinson

Daniel wraps the pilot BOYSTOWN by Brian Glidewell || directed by Matt Mayer

Daniel continues shooting the webseries KELSEY by Kelsey Rauber || directed by Christina Raia

Daniel plays Mickey/James in a reading of MAGIC KINGDOM by Cory Conley || directed by Craig Baldwin || cast also includes: Rafael Benoit, Michael Cyril Creighton, Gina Lemoine, Josh Marcantel, and Mary Monahan

JULY

Daniel performs in a workshop of THE GLASS GUIGNOL || directed by Lee Breuer || Mabou Mines || cast also includes: Greg Mehrten and Maude Mitchell

Daniel books and shoots PEBBLE OF LOVE IN THE SHOE OF MY LIFE written and directed by Hossein Keshavarz

Daniel’s production of MACBETH is nominated for a New York Innovative Theatre Award (NYIT) for Outstanding Ensemble & Outstanding Revival of a Play || directed by Raife Baker || The Crook Theatre Company || cast also includes: Jacob Cribbs, Ben Kahre, Dan Morrison, Lloyd Mulvey, Richard Prioleau, Teddy Alvaro, Ed Renninger, Max Rosenak, and Amanda Sykes

Daniel wraps on the webseries KELSEY by Kelsey Rauber || directed by Christina Raia

AUGUST

Daniel is cast in and begins rehearsals for ANNA NICOLE THE OPERA || BAM & New York City Opera || Composed by Mark-Anthony Turnage || Libretto by Richard Thomas || Directed by Richard Jones || Conducted by Steven Sloane 

Daniel is cast in SHALOM SHANGHAI by William Huizhu Sun || directed by Lee Breuer || composed by Eve Bulgarian || Shanghai, China - October 2013

Daniel plays River in a reading of EMILY IN EXURBIA by Brian F. Beatty || directed by Raife Baker || cast also includes: Kevin Dedes, Jody Flader, Margarett Head, and Drew Hirshfield

Daniel’s pilot BOYSTOWN by Brian Glidewell || directed by Matt Mayer is an official selection for the NYTVF (New York Television Festival)

SEPTEMBER

Daniel is a principal singer (Runner) in ANNA NICOLE THE OPERA || BAM & New York City Opera || Composed by Mark-Anthony Turnage || Libretto by Richard Thomas || Directed by Richard Jones || Conducted by Steven Sloane || cast also includes: Marija Abney, Segun Akande, Henry Akinsanya, Brett Azar, Nicholas Barasch, James Barbour, Susan Bickley, Robert Brubaker, Sarah Coomes, Ben Davis, Sean Patrick Doyle, John Easterlin, Hannah Florence, Karla Garcia, Rob Gilfry, Michael Hance, Ayo Jackson, Joshua Jeremiah, Jacquelyn Landgraf, Sarah Joy Miller, Brook Notary, David Perlman, Elizabeth Pojanowski, Griffin Reese, Finn Robbins, Christina Sajous, Mary Testa, Richard Troxell, Stephen Wallem, and Samantha Zack

Daniel plays Henry Nguyen in a reading of CARDBOARD CASTLES || book and lyrics by Luanne Aronen Rosenfeld || music by Kristen Lee Rosenfeld || directed by Melanie Moyer Williams || cast also includes: Cicily Daniels, Leah Horowitz, Robby Johnson, Anthony Lee Medina, Max Perlman, Sergi Robles, Matt Shingledecker, Scott Sowinski, Shelley Thomas, and Deborah Tranelli

Daniel’s webseries KELSEY releases Episode 1 & 2 || by Kelsey Rauber || directed by Christina Raia

OCTOBER

Daniel plays Suzuki in SHALOM SHANGHAI by William Huizhu Sun || directed by Lee Breuer || composed by Eve Beglarian || choreography by Julie Arenal || cast also includes: Huang Ge, Michael Leibenluft, Maude Mitchell, Chang Peiting, Barry Primus, Zhai Shuotian, Tao Sijie, Jessica Weinstein, Xu Yang, Peng Yongwen, and An Zhenji || Shanghai International Arts Festival

Daniel’s pilot BOYSTOWN, written by Brian Glidewell, directed by Matt Mayer, screens at NYTVF

Daniel’s webseries KELSEY releases Episode 3 & 4 || by Kelsey Rauber || directed by Christina Raia

NOVEMBER

Daniel performs in TREATS created by Megan Kendzior and Michael Leibenluft || cast also includes: Courtney Baron, Brittany Parker, and Andrew Simon || live sound by Emily Auciello || Bowery Arts + Sciences, Bowery Poetry Club

Daniel books and shoots a commercial for IBM

Daniel shoots UnCharted the Webseries by Alex Black || directed by Cathy Yan || NYU Grad Film

Daniel’s webseries KELSEY releases Episode 5 & 6 || by Kelsey Rauber || directed by Christina Raia

DECEMBER

Daniel dance/theatre piece, TREATS, created by Megan Kendzior and Michael Leibenluft, continues its run at the Bowery Poetry Club

Daniel reprises his role as Preacher in LA DIVINA CARICATURA written & directed by Lee Breuer || music by Lincoln Schleifer || puppetry by Jessica Scott || cast also includes: Roy Bennett, Maxine Brown, Beverly Crosby, Karen Kandel, Paul Kandel, John Margolis, Sherryl Marshall, Greg Mehrten, Bernadine Mitchell, Maude Mitchell, Ben Odom, Terry O’Reilly, Gene Stewart and Lee Williams || Dec 6-22, 2013 || La MaMa & St. Ann’s Warehouse

Daniel’s webseries KELSEY releases Episode 7 & 8 & 9 || by Kelsey Rauber || directed by Christina Raia