Danny Sharron is a NYC-based director and producer 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, dance parties, and drinking 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 was most recently at the Williamstown Theatre Festival as the 2016 Bill Foeller Directing Fellow, through which he developed The Model American alongside playwright Jason Kim. He also recently directed an environmental production of Taylor Mac’s OKAY with UglyRhino at Bushwick’s new Central Arts. 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, and Ionesco's Rhinoceros (UglyRhino).
Danny is currently a 2050 Directing Fellow with New York Theatre Workshop, and has developed work with The Public Theater, Ars Nova, Ma-Yi, and The Lark. He is an alumnus of the Ars Nova Director's Troupe and was a 2013 Drama League Directing Fellow. Associate & Assistant Directing 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).