Danny Sharron is a NYC-based director with a focus on developing new work.
He is 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. He is also committed to creating work about the LGBTQ experience, and providing a platform from which the voices of that community can be heard.
Danny 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 new Central Arts. HAS DEVELOPED WORK WITH THE PUBLIC THEATER, New York theatre workshop, ARS NOVA, Labyrinth Theater company, MA-YI, AND THE LARK. Other directing credits: Ana Gasteyer: Swing With A Handsome Woman, jason&julia by Jenny Rachel Weiner (Williamstown Theatre Festival); The Forest of Without by Bradley Cherna (Drama League); Student Body by Frank Winters (NYU/Strasberg); What It Means To Disappear Here by Jeremy J. Kamps, #nyc by Kyle Warren, Glamdromeda by Bryce Norbitz & Ben bonnema, and Ionesco's Rhinoceros (UglyRhino).
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 Directing Fellowship. Associate & Assistant credits include Into the Woods (Shakespeare in the Park), Venice and Pericles (The Public Theater), The Few (Old Globe), Frost/Nixon (1st Nat'l Tour), Tales From Red Vienna (MTC), and Living on Love (Williamstown).