Daniel Singer (actor)

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Daniel Singer
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Born1959
OccupationStage, television actor

Daniel Singer (born 1959) is a performer, director, writer, designer, producer, and educator in the theatrical arts.

At the age of 18, he co-founded General Amazement Theater in Santa Rosa, CA, which produced three musicals in its first (and only) season, including Singer’s original adaptation of "Alice in Wonderland".

Upon his return from studying “proper dramatic technique” in London, he founded the Reduced Shakespeare Company, whose three-man farce The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)  toured the globe, played in London’s West End for nine years, and has become one of the world’s most popular shows.

In 1989, Singer hung up his doublet-and-hose to design theme parks at Walt Disney Imagineering, specializing in model-making, production design and field art direction (Splash Mountain, Toontown, Animal Kingdom, Muppet*Vision 3D, Indiana Jones). While at WDI, Singer co-founded the Flower Street Players, an in-house theatre company for Disney employees, where he co-produced six plays, and starred as Snoopy in "You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown" – as well as serving as the show’s director and designer.

Leaving the theme park business in 2000, Singer returned to writing for the theater. His latest work is "A Perfect Likeness," a comedy about a fictitious meeting between Lewis Carroll and Charles Dickens in 1866, that premiered at Paper Lantern Theatre Co. in Winston-Salem NC, in April 2013.

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