Daniel recently worked for the Korean British Cultural Exchange managing their 2019 Kingston Korean Festival and Kimjang Festival. Both were festivals were large scale outdoor events with live K-Pop performances, community dance projects, Kimchi making workshops, Taekwondo demonstrations and craft activities.
From 2013-2015 Daniel worked as UK coordinator for Japanese theatre company Ship of the Ryukyu, coordinating four productions at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. The Okinawan based company produces traditional dance and music shows and is an official project of the Okinawan Prefecture.
Daniel’s work for the company included: negotiation of venue hire, performances dates and times. Employing RP company, translators and print designers. Arranging performers visas/permits as well as writing copy, reregistering the shows, sourcing accommodation and insurance as well as managing ticket sales and allocation. Over the past three years Daniel has helped to build the companies UK presence by managing their Facebook and Twitter accounts.
Daniel has assisted with many workshops in schools often alongside productions he is performing in. Most recently he spent a week with Page One Theatre delivering a beach themed workshop as a part of Bournemouth’s Arts By The Sea Festival. He also runs workshops for industry professionals and creatives.
In 2016 Daniel was awarded a ASITEJ developing Artists Bursary to attend the SAND Festival Norway. At the same time he participated in the development of a new performance with Lawrence Falstaff at the festival.
He was also awarded a Theatre For Young Audiences (TYA UK) bursary to attend the 18th Assitej World Congress held at the Korczqk Theatre Festival Warsaw in 2014. You can read his report of the festival here. Also in 2014 Daniel spoke at the Okinawa Cultural Symposium Naha Japan about his work as a co-ordinator.