Daniel Begin, M.Ed (he/him/his)
Daniel Begin is a Director, Educator, Facilitator, and Writer based out in Boston, Massachusetts. Daniel attended Emerson College where he earned a B.A. in Theatre Education and Performance, and then Merrimack College where he received his Master of Education in Community Engagement. Daniel focused his studies in theatrical devising, educational dramaturgy, curriculum development, Theatre for Young Audiences, arts integration, nonprofit management and leadership, social justice education, and community arts engagement.
His studies culminated in his Graduate Capstone Project, Through the Looking Glass: Shining Light on Queer Identities.
In the professional world, Daniel is currently the Manager of Education Operations at the Huntington Theatre Company. Daniel has also worked at the American Repertory Theater in the Education and Engagement Department, the Sitka Fine Arts Camp as a faculty member, the Greater Boston Stage Company in numerous administrative, producing, and directing positions, and at the Rogers Center for the Arts as a Community Outreach Fellow.
In addition, Daniel is a freelance director. Favorite directing credits include The Old Man and the Old Moon (Rogers Center for the Arts) and The Addams Family (The Young Company at Greater Boston Stage Company). Favorite Assistant Directing Credits include Jack and the Giant (Greater Boston Stage Company) directed by Tyler Rosati and Dames at Sea (Greater Boston Stage Company) directed by Ilyse Robbins.
Daniel would like to thank every educator who inspired him and aided in making him the person he is today. Special thanks to Caitlin Lowans, Sarah Grant, Bethany Nelson, Bob Colby, Melissa Nemon, BJ Powell-Kelly, Julie Hennrikus, and Brenna Nicely.