He served as the Artistic Director at Arcade, a workspace for theatre and media, from 1995 to 2001 and was the Co-Artistic Director of Ensemble Studio Theatre - LA from 2006 to 2008.
In addition to the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Awards, Dan has been honored with the LA Weekly Directing Award, the NAACP Directing Award, and the GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Theater in Los Angeles. He has been nominated for the Ovation Award and for Theater Communications Group’s “Alan Schneider Award.” Prior to LA, Dan was a Resident Company Director at Circle Repertory Company in New York City and staged plays for notable institutions across the country – including Long Wharf, the Asolo, Atlanta’s Alliance Theater, and Pioneer Theater Company – and internationally at The Bronfman Center in Montreal and Theatre Les Dechargeurs in Paris. He has taught at Ensemble Studio Theatre Institute in NYC, USC, UCLA, Denison University, Cypress College, and is currently a Lecturer in Performance at UC Riverside. Dan has been a member of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society since 1987.