Dan Coleman

WEB_Dan_Man Who Would Be.jpg

Dan is the artistic director of the Dawn State Theatre Company whose work connects the most vital questions of today, with the shared narratives of the past to interrogate where we’ve come from, and where we are going to next. He also works as a freelance theatre director, dramaturg, and producer.

Recent work includes ‘Gulliver Returns’ (Edinburgh & UK Tour 2018) which he also adapted; ‘The Wonderful Discovery of Witches in the County of Lancaster’ (New Diorama & Greenwich Theatre 2016; Oxford Playhouse & Edinburgh Festival 2015) and Rudyard Kipling’s ‘The Man Who Would Be King’ (UK Tour 2016; New Diorama & Edinburgh Festival 2014) which he also adapted. 

As a director, his credits include ‘Todd and God’ (Edinburgh & UK Tour); ‘Paradoxy’ (Pegasus Theatre & Trafalgar Studios); ‘The Merchant of Venice’ (RSC workshop production); ‘Dirty Great Love Story’ (VAULT Festival) and ‘Skittles’ (BAC & Edinburgh Festival). 

Recent work as a dramaturg includes ‘Years of Sunlight’ (Theatre503) and ‘Dirty Great Love Story’ (Arts Theatre, UK Tour, 59E59 New York & Edinburgh). Recent producing credits include ‘Child of the Divide’ for Bhuchar Boulevard (Polka & UK Tour) and ‘My Name Is for Tamasha’ (Edinburgh & Scottish Tour).