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Since 2003 David has been the Artistic Director of North Coast Repertory Theatre in Solana Beach, CA. He is the former Artistic Director of Los Angeles Repertory Company and Arizona Jewish Theatre. A veteran of over 300 theatrical productions he has worked at theatres across the country for nearly five decades, including Coconut Grove Playhouse, Paper Mill Playhouse, Alabama, Great Lakes and California Shakespeare Festivals, Portland Stage, 59E59, The Meadowbrook Theatre, Colony Theatre and Laguna Playhouse. Favorites include Long Days Journey Into Night, A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum, Hamlet, The Glass Menagerie, Way Down River and The Chosen. Other produced written works include Einstein Comes Through and a one man Christmas Carol adaptation.
Daniel is a composer, conductor, pianist, and educator who splits his time between New York City and Los Angeles. In NYC, he has played for Broadway productions such as Wicked, On Your Feet!, Summer: The Donna Summer Musical, and The Cher Show. Off-Broadway credits include Avenue Q, tick tick BOOM!, Under the Bodhi Tree (American Premiere production), and Steven Sondheim’s Follies (NY City Center Theatre). Touring credits include Matilda: The Musical, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Wizard of Oz, and The Midtown Men (starring the four original leads from Broadway’s Jersey Boys). Daniel has played for Broadway casting agencies such as Binder Casting, Tara Rubin CSA, and Telsey + Co. Daniel has taught at NYU Tisch, The New York Film Academy, AMDA, and is currently an Assistant Professor at USC’s Thornton School of Music. As composer/lyricist, Daniel’s original musicals have been produced in New York, London, and regionally across the United States; he has also written music and lyrics for multiple award-winning movie musical shorts. As part of the writing team of Lincoln & Schein, original productions include Making Melrose, Fintastic Finn, and The Remarkable Mister Holmes. Proud AFM Local 802 and Dramatist Guild Member, ASCAP composer. www.DanielMLincoln.com