DANNY SHARRON is a Brooklyn-based theater director with a focus on developing new plays. He is committed to creating work about the LGBTQ+ experience and providing a platform from which the voices of that community can be heard. He is also founding Artistic Director of UglyRhino Productions, a Brooklyn-based company aiming to make theater a social event by integrating live music, cocktails, and dance parties into the theatrical experience.
Danny is an Associate Director for the Tony Award-winning DEAR EVAN HANSEN on Broadway and the West End. He most recently directed the world premiere of Jason Kim's THE MODEL AMERICAN at the Williamstown Theatre Festival, and an environmental production of Taylor Mac's OKAY with UglyRhino at Bushwick's Central Arts. He has developed work with The Public Theater, New York Theatre Workshop, Roundabout Theatre Company, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Ars Nova, LAByrinth Theater Company, Primary Stages, Ma-Yi, and The Lark.
Danny is an alumnus of the Ars Nova Director's Troupe, and is a recipient of New York Theatre Workshop's 2050 Fellowship, Williamstown's Bill Foeller Fellowship, and The Drama League's New York Fellowship. Proud member of SDC.