Year: 1974 - 1978
Occupation: Director, Actor, Writer
Danny is an experienced director, writer and actor in all mediums; stage, screen and television. His work as a television director has encompassed everything from drama and documentary to sketch comedy and he is well versed in all types of shooting styles from multi-cam in a studio to single camera on location. He has been nominated and won numerous Chapman Tripp Theatre awards as well as NZ Screen Awards. His most recent theatre work was in January 2011, directing Circa Theatre’s “The Motorcamp” which he co-wrote with fellow Wellington High School student Dave Armstrong. In 2004 and 2005, he directed and produced two comedy series of Seven Periods With Mr Gormsby for TVNZ. This was also written by Dave and Danny, and was based on their school days at Wellington High School. Recent television credits include directing the TV movie Eruption for TV3, two series of Paradise Cafe and a series of Emu for BBC children’s television. Danny is currently in pre-production for Rage, a large tele-feature for TVNZ about the 1981 Springbok Tour.