Since graduating from Toi Whakaari: NZ Drama School in 2007, Dan has co-written five plays with Natalie Medlock, including two Christmas shows Christ Almighty! and Toys, and Michael Hurst’s ‘comedic tour de force’ No Holds Bard. Christ Almighty! was nominated for best play at the SWANZ awards in 2010.
Dan has written dialogue for Shortland Street, and worked as a gag writer for TV3’s comedy Super City.
He is a past winner of the Playmarket NZ Young Playwrights Competition, 2004.