Dan has been teaching improvisation for more than 20 years. He recently presented at TEDx Napa Valley. He has directed and taught Improv and theatre companies all over the world. He has taught for the Writers Program at the UCLA extension. UCSB (Writing-by-the-Sea Program) DUKE and Pepperdine Universities.  He was an adjunct professor for USC 's BFA program and has also taught in the MBA Program for the University of Texas McCoombs School of Business.


He has taught the Cirque du Soleil casts of Salitimbanco, Corteo, LOVE and Zumanity.


Corporate Clients include Price/Waterhouse, KPMG, Ernst and Young, SCA TORK, Bank of America, Cadence, Cisco, Foundry, Isuzu, Charles Schwab, MGM Grand, DOW, Kyocera and many others.

Most recently he has develoiped the "LIVING STORY BOARD" with Stephen Kearin an ongoing development process for animators, story board artists and writers at Dreamworks Animation.

Teaching and Consulting

Pics of some of Dan’s classes

Vancouver International Improv Festival

International Ensemble

USC BFA Physical Acting Program

Cold Tofu

Los Angeles Improv Group

Platinum Master Class@Impro Theatre

Cirque du Soleil cast members from LOVE, O, KA and Zumanity  (Co-taught with Stephen Kearin)


Cirque du Soleil cast from Saltimbanco

(Co-taught with Stephen Kearin)


Impro Theatre LAB Class