Actor, director and consultant Dan O’Connor is the Artistic Director and Co-Founder of the Los Angeles based Impro Theatre, which has performed to sold-out crowds at the Broad Stage, Pasadena Playhouse, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, South Coast Rep, North Coast Rep, Z Space in San Francisco and the Throckmorton Theatre in Mill Valley. His acting credits included appearances on shows like Seinfeld, Malcolm in the Middle, and Raising Hope, and more than 75 commercials. He co-created the improv comedy television show World Cup Comedy and directed the sitcoms Sons and Daughters for ABC, and Campus Ladies for the Oxygen Network. Dan has co-created “The Living Story Board” for Dreamworks and Disney Animation, a real-time method for improvisers and animators to explore narrative for animated features.
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