Dan is a director, actor, and producer born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He has produced and directed films, music videos, and commercials for clients from New York to Tokyo, with screenings ranging from Yale University's campus to the 2012 Cannes International Film Festival. As an actor, he has appeared in numerous films and theatrical productions. Most notably as Hamlet in a 2011 Off-Broadway production in downtown Manhattan. He is also starring as Moritz in an upcoming film adaptation of Spring Awakening coming 2015.

MALA MALA is his feature-length directorial debut. He is one half of the team that is Dan&Antonio, and together they run El Peligro, their production company based in Brooklyn, New York.