Danny brings a unique creative management style and perspective to the APA Board of Directors with broad experience in managing international productions and leading large creative teams of artists, technicians, designers, and directors.
Danny holds a Master of Fine Arts degree in Producing for Film & Theatre from the California Institute of the Arts and a Bachelor of Arts in Music from the University of Tampa. He has garnered almost two decades of arts management experience in the US and in Canada. Danny currently fills a creative leadership position as the Executive Director for Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia and Creative Producer of MermaidTV. His background includes professional theatre, television and film experience in creative development, financial administration, post-production, and producing. Danny has worked at NBC/Universal, Shine-Reveille Productions, Al Wooten Jr. Youth Center, and Holland America Line prior to his leadership role at Mermaid.
Danny is a current board member for the Windsor Elms Village (long-term care facility) and is a PACT Human Resources committee member. He is also a member of the Professional Association of Canadian Theatres, Atlantic Presenters Association, International Performing Arts for Youth, Theatre Nova Scotia, and invited delegate of Contact East, CINARS, IPAY, ISPA, and APAP.