Daniel graduated with a degree in Performance Design from Massey University and Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School in 2006. His theatre career has seen him design sets and costumes for work all over New Zealand and internationally.
He won The 2013 Q Theatre, Auckland Newcomer Award at the Auckland Theatre Awards, and has been nominated multi times at the Wellington Theatre Awards including winning 'Weta Workshop Set Designer of the Year' in 2008.
Designs include work for Circa Theatre, Centrepoint Theatre, Fortune Theatre, Downstage Theatre, Silo Theatre, The Court Theatre and Auckland Theatre Company. Daniel was the Associate Show Director of the 2017 World of Wearable Arts Awards show and has spent most of 2019 and 2020 Art directing large-scale events like ‘Summer in the Square’ and film production design.
Daniel recently designed the set for Once and Little Shop of Horrors at The Court. You can check out more of his work at danielwilliamsdesign.com