Sean Daniels is the Artist-At-Large/Director of Artistic Engagment at the Geva Theatre Center after spending 4 years at the Tony Award Winning Actors Theatre of Louisville as the theater’s Associate Artistic Director (where he directed a record 17 productions including 4 Humana Festivals in his 4 seasons). Mr. Daniels is the former Associate Artistic Director/Resident Director of the California Shakespeare Theater and before that spent a decade as the Artistic Director and Co-Founder of Dad’s Garage Theater Company in Atlanta, Ga.
Sean has been named “One of the top fifteen up & coming artists in the U.S., whose work will be transforming America’s stages for decades to come.” & “One Of 7 People Reshaping And Revitalizing The American Musical” by American Theatre magazine. In Atlanta, he was named “Best Director” twice. In the Bay Area, he earned the Bay Area Critics Circle and Dean Goodman Choice Awards for Best Direction and Best Production. In addition, while leading Dad’s Garage it was awarded “Best Theater Company” 5 times in a row.
He has also been dumped for Weird Al Yankovic, and verbally assaulted by Burt Reynolds, but made Jimmy Carter and John Cleese laugh…so, all in all, he’s even on celebrity encounters.