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DANIEL JOHN
617-733-8795 (cell)
danieljohn3@mac.com
www.danieljohn.net

Height: 5’8”
Weight: 175
Hair: gray/balding
Eyes: hazel


BIOGRAPHY

Daniel John was raised in Saskatchewan, Canada. He is a dancer, movement & massage therapist, poet, writer, actor, and playwright. He has ten children. He is a gardener and landscape designer by trade and teaches Intuitive Gardening for Brookline Adult Education. His poems, stories, and essays have appeared in, among others, Apalachee Review, The Amherst Review, The Comstock Review, Descant, Drumvoices Revue, Epiphany! Mindprints, Ocean City, The Owen Wister Review, Passager, Phantasmagoria, Phi Kappa Phi Forum, Pig Iron Press, Rio Grande Review, Soundings East, The North Dakota Quarterly, Thin Air, and Valdosta Voice. His essay, "Dust to Dust, Ashes to Children" was one of the winners in the Campbell Corner Essay Competition sponsored by Sarah Lawrence College. He was a finalist in the Ruth Stone Hunger Mountain Poetry Contest, the Comstock Review Annual Poetry Contest, and received honorable mention in Passager’s Annual Poetry Competition. His plays and monologues have been produced by TYG Productions at the Boston Playwrights Theater at Boston University.

Theater Ensemble


HANDS OFF
Jean-Claude, lead
C4 Theater, Denver

NIELSON SPIKE
Brian Chase, lead
TYG Productions,
Boston Playwrights Theater

THE INVISIBLE HUSBAND
Husband, lead
TYG Productions,
Boston Playwrights Theater

EXONERATED
Kerry, principal
Merrimack College Ministry,
Philadelphia

LAST UPS
Store Manager, lead
American College Theater
Kennedy Festival,
Boston Playwrights Theater

GOLDBERG STREET
The father, lead
Boston University, CFA

OLEANNA
The Professor, lead
Boston University, CFA

THE MIME SHOW
lead
Boston University, CFA

ORTS THEATER OF DANCE
Founding member
Tucson, Arizona

Independent Film
THEORY OF MIND
Isaac, supporting
Guy Wood Films, Boston

LUCKY ME
The manager, lead
Jacob Leonti Films, Boston

Solo Performance
UNDRESSING FEAR
TYG Productions
Boston Playwrights Theater

VOICES
TYG Productions
Boston Playwrights Theater


Education and Training

School for Body-Mind Centering, Amherst, Mass.
Movement, fundamentals of dance: Bonnie Cohen.

Boston University College for the Arts, Boston, Mass.
Acting: Jim Spruill
Ensemble: Syd Friedman

Orts Theater of Dance, Tucson, Arizona
Ensemble performance: Annie Bunker

Private Training
Voice: Sarah Gall
Acting: Lyralen Kaye (Meisner)

Special Skills:
Spoken poetry, physical comedy, dance, comedy improv, dramatic improv, playwriting, poetry writing, essay writing, speed theater, movement therapy, massage therapy, and conversation.