Daniel Stein

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Senior Lecturer SOE / Director of BFA Actor Training Program

Office Location

Theater Dance West, Room 1509


Daniel comes to UCSB after seven years at Brown University as Head of Movement for Actors and Physical Theatre.  Prior to that he was over a decade at Dell’Arte International in Blue Lake, CA serving as School Director and core instructor. After studying in the Professional Actors Training Program at Carnegie-Mellon University with Jewel Walker, Daniel went to Paris, France to study with Etienne Decroux, becoming M. Decroux’s frequent translator. Subsequently making his home in Paris for twenty years, Daniel started his professional career as an actor with the French National Theatre.  His solo performances have toured in more than 30 countries, as well as in theatres such as the Kennedy Center and Lincoln Center here in the United States. He has taught master classes throughout the world at institutions such as Juilliard School of Drama and The Shanghai Theatre Academy.  Daniel has received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the United States/Japan Commission, the Pew Charitable Trust, and is a John Simon Guggenheim Fellow.   For more information visit  PoeticDynamics.com