Dan FIshbach

Dan Fishbach has been a theatre director, producer and teacher for 25 years. Recent directing credits include Crazy For You and Noises Off (Oklahoma City,) Side by Side by Sondheim, Jacques Brel…, (Odyssey Theatre) Assassins (Pico Playhouse/Broadway World Award Nom.), the international tour of One Night Stand: An Improvised Musical for producer Marc Platt (Wicked), Steven Dietz’s Private Eyes, Nicky Silver’s The Maiden’s Prayer (The Raven Theatre), the world premier of Anthony Mora’s play Silencing Silas, Bat Boy: The Musical, as well as HAIR (collaboration with original author James Rado,) The 25th Annual Putnam Co. Spelling Bee, Chicago, Company and Spring Awakening (USC’s School of Dramatic Arts.)

He has been on the faculty at Oklahoma City University (Theatre & Musical Theatre Faculty,) USC School of Dramatic Arts (Directing & Musical Theatre Faculty,) Cal Poly Pomona, Santa Monica College, The American Musical and Dramatic Academy (where he developed and taught courses in the History of Musical Theatre), and Harvard-Westlake School, where he was Head of Performing Arts for six years. From 2006-2008 Fishbach served as the Director of The Groundlings Theatre and School.  Dan (with Mark Kaufmann) is the co-founder of The Los Angeles Musical Theatre Studio, a training ground for professional actors.

Dan is a graduate of Kenyon College, and is a proud member of SDC (Society of Directors & Choreographers) and AEA (Actors Equity Association.)