Dan Bain2

Dan Bain is the Associate Director of The Court Theatre and is responsible for the theatre’s alternative studio space, The Forge, and The Court's Children’s Theatre Programme. He is also the Artistic Director of The Court Jesters and has worked as an improviser, actor, motivational speaker, street performer, theatre director and stand-up comedian since graduating from CircoArts, the New Zealand circus training school, in 2001.

His directing credits at The Court include The Arsonists, Stephen King's Misery, IdeationTitus Andronicus, over a dozen kids shows, four seasons of The Early, Early Late Show and two productions of A Christmas Carol

As an actor at The Court Theatre he has appeared in BackstageThe Sunshine BoysWhite Rabbit, Red RabbitA Midsummer Night’s Dream; The Ladykillers and as Hamlet in four seasons of Hamlet: The Video Game (The Stage Show) as well as innumerable appearances in Court Jesters shows, corporate events and at Scared Scriptless.

Dan is also a multi-award winning writer for theatre, film and radio. Noted works include the silent children’s shows A Paintbox of ClownsWhy Are My Parents So Boring? and Cat Vs. Dog;  The Young and Hungry commissions Gameplan and Uncle Minotaur; his comedy Stag Weekend (with Brendon Bennetts); the musical The Invisibles (with Luke Di Somma) and his hilarious and heartfelt adaptation of A Christmas Carol.

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