Associate Director, Dear Evan Hansen
Danny Sharron is a Brooklyn-based Middle Eastern-American theater director with a focus on developing new plays and musicals. He is committed to creating work about the LGBTQ+ and MENA communities, and providing a platform from which those voices can be heard. Danny is the Senior Associate Director for the Tony Award-winning Dear Evan Hansen. He recently directed the world premiere of Jason Kim’s The Model American at the Williamstown Theatre Festival, and the environmental production of Taylor Mac’s OKAY at Bushwick’s Central Arts. He has worked with The Public Theater, New York Theatre Workshop, Roundabout Theatre Company, Manhattan Theatre Club, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Ars Nova, LAByrinth Theater Company, Primary Stages, Pride Plays, Ma-Yi, and The Lark. Danny is a Next Stage Directing Resident with The Drama League, where he will develop a new play alongside playwright Jason Kim. He is a recipient of New York Theatre Workshop’s 2050 Fellowship, Williamstown’s Bill Foeller Fellowship, The Drama League’s New York Fellowship, and is an alumnus of the Ars Nova Director’s Troupe. Proud member of SDC.