Daniel Burns



"The West Wing"

Aaron Sorkin

Meet Daniel


Theatre Credits

Les MiserablesJean ValjeanThe Great Hall, Ithaca NYDaniel Robert Burns and Benjamin Elling
The Merry Wives of WindsorMaster FordTheatre Under The Stars, Waterville NHAlexander Carney
A Funny Thing Happened...Miles GloriosusChurch Hill Theatre, EdinburghJanine Papin
The Odd CoupleFelix UngarRisley Theater, Ithaca NYWilliam Carius
Lucky StiffHarry WitherspoonRisley Theater, Ithaca NYDanny K Bernstein
Avenue QNickyRisley Theater, Ithaca NYDanny K Bernstein
Much Ado About NothingDon PedroRisley Theater, Ithaca NYGerra Goff
Elegies: A Song CyclePrincipal VocalistSchwartz Center for the Performing Arts, Ithaca NYMichael Doliner
Adding Machine: A MusicalShrdluSchwartz Center for the Performing Arts, Ithaca NYMichael Doliner
Trial by JuryThe UsherSchwartz Center for the Performing Arts, Ithaca NYMichael Doliner
DetroitBenSchwartz Center for the Performing Arts, Ithaca NYJenna Bryant
La Cage Aux FollesFrancisOrlando Repertory TheaterJanine Papin


InstitutionDegree/CertificateRelated CoursesTeachers
Terry Knickerbocker StudioThird Year ProgramFilm & TV I, II, III

Cold Reading
Alberto Bonilla, Elizabeth Inghram, Rob Alicea
Alberto Bonilla, Elizabeth Inghram
Terry Knickerbocker StudioTwo Year Meisner Conservatory - Second YearActing

Terry Knickerbocker
Nate Flower, Julia Crockett, Kana Sato, Per Brahe
Matthew Dudley, Alyssa Ciccarello
Cornell UniversityBA Theatre, Minor in East Asian StudiesActing
Stage Management
Set Design
Sound Design
Property Design/Foley
Beth Milles, Bruce Levitt
Melanie Dreyer-Lude, Sarah K. Chalmers
Melanie Dreyer-Lude
Jenny Tindall
Ed Intemann
Kent Goetz
Warren Cross
Tim Ostrander

Special Skills

Martial Arts (Kung-Fu 10 Years, Capoeira 2 years)
Stage Combat (Hand-to-Hand, Quarterstaff, Longsword, dagger)
Baritenor (Specializing in Classical Voice, Musical Theatre)
Dialects (Received Pronunciation, Scottish, Irish, Standard American, High Southern, Texarkana)
Stage Management
Expert in Specialty Products (Cheese, Wine, Beer)

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