Danny Bryck is an actor, playwright, producer, educator and private coach based in New York and Boston.
He is the creator of No Room for Wishing, a solo documentary play based on interviews with people involved in Occupy Boston. The show premiered in Boston in 2012 with Company One, Central Square Theater and Boston Playwrights’ Theatre, and has since toured New York and Massachusetts, including performances at Theater at St. Clement’s and the Outside the Box Festival, and was nominated for Best New Play and Best Solo Performance by the Independent Reviewers of New England.
His second documentary play, The River and the Sea, is based on interviews he conducted in Israel/Palestine in 2012-2013, and has developed through a residency with New Repertory Theatre in Boston from 2013-2015. It was performed as a staged reading on March 24, 2014 as part of the Next Rep Festival.
Other recent work includes cement, love, nothing else and Lucky, two short pieces written for “United Story: Boston Beyond Today,” a series of events Danny co-produced featuring art and stories from the community responding to police brutality and systemic racism, and Quixote en Kabul, an exploration of Cervantes’ Don Quixote as the journey of an American soldier in Afghanistan, told through spoken word, music and dance, commissioned by Boston University. His play Love in the Time of Time Travel, co-written with A. Vincent Ularich, was given a staged reading at OBERON, A.R.T.’s second stage.
Boston acting credits include The Cherry Orchard, Cymbeline and Troilus and Cressida (Actors’ Shakespeare Project), RENT (New Repertory Theatre), Breaking the Code and Sila (Underground Railway Theater), The Real Inspector Hound (Publick Theatre), The Corn is Green (Huntington Theatre Company), The Donkey Show (American Repertory Theater), The Nutcracker (Stoneham Theatre), and title roles in Cyrano de Bergerac (Apollinaire Theatre Company), Hedwig and the Angry Inch (Blue Spruce Theatre) and Romeo & Juliet (Shakespeare Now!). He was an artistic associate with Whistler in the Dark Theatre for three years, where acting credits include A Number, Family Stories, and the IRNE award-winning Tales from Ovid at ArtsEmerson. He has performed in New York in Be The Death of Me with The Civilians and with New Perspectives Theatre Company.
He has appeared on the daytime drama As the World Turns and in a handful of independent films, including The Rasmussen Brothers’ Dark Feed and The Inhabitants.
Danny also works as a dialect and accent modification coach. He has worked with theatre companies and colleges throughout the Boston area, as well as coaching privately. He has also taught acting, theatre devising, and improvisation classes to students of all ages, with the Huntington Theatre Company, Company One, Apollinaire Theatre Company, in Boston Public Schools, and privately.
He has been nominated for four IRNE awards, and received the David Wheeler Award for emerging talent in the Boston theatre scene. He is a member of the Jewish Voice for Peace Artists and Cultural Workers Council. He holds a BFA from Boston University’s School of Theatre, studied at the London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art, and is a member of Actors’ Equity Association.