Dan portrays the uncomfortably charming and problematic director, “Al Manners“ for PAC’s virtual reading.
Dan Hodge (Co-founding Artistic Director) is a Philadelphia-based actor and director with a strong foundation in the classics, who has worked with many classical theatres across the country as an actor, director, and text/vocal coach. As a director for the PAC: Duchess of Malfi, Timon of Athens, Mary Stuart, and The Rape of Lucrece, his one-man adaptation of Shakespeare's epic poem. As an actor: Changes of Heart, Creditors, Fair Maid of the West. Dan holds an MFA in Acting from The Old Globe in San DIego, and his BFA in Acting from the University of Evansville. Barrymore awards: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Play (Fair Maid of the West, 2015); Outstanding Leading Actor in a Play (Around the World in 80 Days, 2011); Best Ensemble in a Play (Glengarry Glen Ross, 2007). James Whitmore Award for Excellence: Peterborough Players, 2002. Craig Noel Award for Professional Promise: Old Globe Theatre, 2005.
“Al Manners” is the director of Chaos in Belleville (the play within a play in TROUBLE IN MIND). Al wants to remain in control of the production at all times but his energy and confidence often come off as patronizing and insensitive despite his liberal declarations. When Manners’s self-assuredness is shaken several times, tensions come to a boiling point and expose some truths & biases the production may not be able to withstand
PAC's Virtual Reading of Alice Childress's TROUBLE IN MIND
Saturday, October 24th @ 7pm
FREE to attend; ALL donations benefit BLM Philly
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