Dan Graham is a Theatre Director and a Disability Arts Advocate with a particular interest in access support for neuro -diverse performing artists . His Directing and access work have seen him travel all over Australia and the world to research and explore access and inclusion .
Dan has engaged with companies across Australia such as Bell Shakespeare , MTC , Sydney Festival , Sydney Fringe , Anitpode Theatre Company . His recent collaborations in the US have included Roundabout Theate Company , Atlantic Theatre Company and the Pasadena Playhouse and in the UK , National and the Globe Theatre. ..
Dan is a fellow of the Australia Council’s Future Leaders Program , an Ian Potter Foundation Scholarship, and Create NSW Fellowship recipient .He has a stellar director resume and uses his success to advocate for other artists who identify as neurodiverse .
Dan studied BA ( Communications + Cultural Studies and MCA ( Theatre specialising in Directing at the University of Tasmania and Honours in Performace Studies at the University of Sydney . His Honours paper focused on the playwrights intent and how this is realised in the director’s vision . Dan also hold a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment .
Dan is a board director for Arts Access Australia and a regular peer assessor for the Australia Council for the Arts . He is the co – chair of the Media , Entertainment and Arts Alliance ( MEAA ) artists with a Disability . Also on the ACON disability advisory board , the Hickkson road Group for Accessible Arts NSW Queer Screen Disability advisory board .