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On Stage This Season
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2013-2014 Season
SEASON IV: A Season of Love

 


OZ
: Enchantment of the Sovereign
Based on the book "Land of Oz"
by L. Frank Baum

by john daniels, jr.
October 11-26, 2013, 7:30pm

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November 8 & 9, 2013, 7:30pm
Playhouse Smithville
Silhouette Singers Present:
Two evenings of love songs,
music and wine.

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Adapted by jdj
December 6-21, 2013
7:30pm

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directed by Sam Blasco
January 24 - February 8, 2014
7:30pm

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with music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Martin Charnin, book by Thomas Meehan
February 14 - March 2, 2014
2/14-3/1 shows at 7:30pm
2/22 & 3/2 matinees at 2:30pm


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April 11 - 26, 2014, 7:30pm

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May 9 - 31, 2014, 7:30pm

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4th Annual
Smithville Melodrama

Gadzooks!
June 13 - 28, 2014, 7:30pm

 

 

 



110 Main Street
Smithville, TX 78957
(512) 360-7397

playhousesmithville@yahoo.com

..john's resume

jdj
john daniels, jr.
Artistic Director & Playwright

RESUME

 

GOALS

To affect a change in American Society using theatre and film participation as a tool.

To begin a change in our society, moving it from its "passive judgment" status quo to an "active participant" philosophy.

BELIEFS 

Theatre is a public forum created by the need to express the individual's hope for life. 
Theatre is created to reflect the need for change. 
Theatre is action not description. 
Theatre belongs to every man, no training is required and no rules of class apply. 
All roles in theatre belong to the actor who's energy aligns with it. 
Casting is never to be based on type, race, gender, or size.
 
EDUCATION 
B.A. in Theatre and Communications from Texas A & M University, Kingsville, Texas. 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Ten years as an actor in the touring rep-company, THE BILINGUAL THEATER COMPANY playing throughout Texas and Mexico, including nine months in Mexico City.  Also road manager and tech-director for the same company. 
Directed 70+ theatre productions for 22 different theatre companies, organizations and schools.
Forty-five of my original scripts have been produced. 
More than eight years teaching Jr. High & High School Theater. 
Founded theater in Residential Treatment Center for emotionally disturbed teenage boys.

PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE
Forty years active involvement in theatre. 
Roles in over 120 productions. 
Over 1600 live performances. 
Directed 90+ productions for 22 different theatre companies, organizations, and schools. 
Designed 70+ productions including fifteen major musicals. 
Served seven years on the board of directors for THE SOUTH TEXAS PERFORMANCE COMPANY\BILINGUAL THEATER COMPANY. 
Artistic Director of CREATIVE EXPRESSIONS a multi-discipline artist cooperative. 
Co-Founder of THE EARTH & SKY ACTING COMPANY of Corpus Christi and THE EARTH & SKY ACTING CO, of Austin, Texas
Co-Founder of Earth & Sky Youth (EASY) Theatre and former
Co-Founder & Playwright in Residence for EASY Theatre
Four years video production for STAR LEGAL VIDEOGRAPHY legal videos, Personal Documentaries, video testimonies.
Three years extreme low budget filmmaking as GORGOLO FLIX.
Designed and renovated two practical working performance spaces from abandoned buildings. 
Designed and renovated a practical working performance space from a historic building (Playhouse Smithville).

SPECIALTIES
Directing first productions of new scripts, especially musicals. 
Working with untrained actors.  
Large scale productions on low budgets. 
Working with "at risk" teenagers. 
Directing productions utilizing non-traditional casting. 
Low budget, low scale touring.
Creating positive energy.
Writing plays tailored to specific companies.
Working with volunteers.

64 PREMIÈRE PRODUCTIONS OF JOHN'S WORK

3rd Annual Smithville Melodrama: Egads! by john daniels, jr. 2013
The Continuing Adventures of the Reading Raiders of Exciting Writing: Wonder Reader vs. The Gump 2013
jdj's Assignment Terror: One Grave Mistake After Another by john daniels, jr. 2012
Return the Christmas Mountain by john daniels, jr. 2012
The Continuing Adventures of the Reading Raiders of Exciting Writing 2012
2nd Annual Smithville Melodrama: Balderdash! by john daniels, jr. 2012
Chrome Cruisin' Cabaret Dinner Theatre by john daniels, jr. 2012
Giddy Up Rudolph! Christmas in Smithville by john daniels, jr. 2011
jdj's Frankenstein by john daniels, jr. 2011
The Reading Raiders of Exciting Writing by john daniels, jr. 2011
1st Annual Smithville Melodrama: Curses! by john daniels, jr. 2011
A Cole Porter Valentine by john daniels, jr. 2011
Frosty vs. Abominable Snowman by john daniels, jr. 2010
jdj's Dracula by john daniels, jr. 2010
Cereal Thrillers by john daniels, jr. 2010
Hellzapoppin' Take 2! by john daniels, jr. including a scene by Jon-Michael Williford 2010
Gadzooks! by john daniels, jr. 2010
Crazy 8's by john daniels, jr. and friends 2010
Sea Party Meets Astro-Ranger by john daniels, jr. 2010
Flinging Fractured Fairytales john daniels, jr. 2010
Fractured Fairy Tales (New and Improved) by john daniels, jr. 2009
Duplicity at the Odyssey by john daniels, jr. 2008-09
Peter Pan by john daniels, jr. 2009
Circus Fillet by john daniels, jr. 2008
Tortoise vs. Hare by john daniels, jr. 2008
American Rock and Roll Christmas '57 by john daniels, jr. 2007
Midsummer and More by Shakespeare and john daniels, jr. 2007
Interchange by john daniels, jr. 2007
BoXes Held Over by john daniels, jr. 2007
Vaudeville Tonight! by john daniels, jr., Chester Eitze, & Engela Edwards 2007
ME & dad by john daniels, jr. 2007
Wizard of Oz by john daniels, jr. 2007
Holiday Musical by john daniels, jr. and Engela Edwards 2006
Dancin' Cafe book by john daniels, jr. Music by john daniels, jr., John Williford & Engela Edwards 2006
Funny Original Plays for Youth 2006 which included 
Mother Goose by john daniels, jr. and Engela Edwards 
Vacation Twist  by john daniels, jr.
Pizza Fraud by john daniels, jr.
Duck Doughnuts presents: "Dr. Bobo at the Taj Mahal with Comic Bear & Bob" by john daniels, jr. 2006
Marvelous Matriculation Musical by john daniels, jr. and Engela Edwards 2006
The Red Princess Goes West by john daniels, jr. 2004
Chixxx from Hel book by john daniels, jr., Music by john daniels jr., John Williford and April Daniels, MUSICAL 2004
Glass Balls by john daniels, jr. MUSICAL 2004
OPENINGS by john daniels, jr. 2003
Making Love in Public (1 Act) by john daniels, jr.  2003 
Austin.Com...edy2by john daniels, jr. 2002 
Inn Bed by john daniels, jr. and Engela Edwards 2002
Inn Bed (1 Act) by john daniels, jr. and Engela Edwards 2002
Making Love in Public by john daniels, jr.  2002 
6-bit Trip by john daniels, jr. 2001
3 Lines of Definition by john daniels, jr. 2001
Collective Erection by john daniels, jr. 2000
8-TRACKS (no disco) by john daniels, jr. MUSICAL 2000
Wonderland and a Shrinking Girl Named Alice by john daniels, jr. 2000
Learn FAST  by john daniels, jr. and Engela Edwards 2000
Just in Time by john daniels, jr. and Engela Edwards 2000 
Tell Me about Amelia by john daniels, jr. 2000
ComingtoAustin.Com...edy by john daniels, jr. 1999
W-ROCKS! by: john daniels, jr. MUSICAL 1994
SIRENS-N-AQUARIUS by john daniels, jr. MUSICAL 1993
DON'T MESS WITH TEXAS, TEXAS BABY by john daniels, jr. 1992
IN A DREAM OF OZ by john daniels, jr. 1989
LOVE AT THE TASTE by john daniels, jr. 1989
COME TOGETHER by john daniels, jr. MUSICAL 1983  

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DIRECTING HISTORY:

THEATRE

SEE 2013-2014 Playhouse Smithville Season

SEE 2012-2013 Playhouse Smithville Season

The Reading Raiders of Exciting Writing
(Comissioned by the Smithville Public Library
for their Summer Reading Program, 2011)
Written by john daniels, jr.
directed by john daniels, jr.
Playhouse Smithville
Smithville, Texas, June 22, 2011
1 Performance

1st Annual Smithville Melodrama: Curses!
Written by john daniels, jr.
directed by john daniels, jr.
Playhouse Smithville
Smithville, Texas, June 6-18
6 Performances

12 Angry Men
Written by Reginald Rose
directed by john daniels, jr.
Playhouse Smithville
Smithville, Texas, April 8-23, 2011
6 Performances

Four Plays for Kids
Written by the Odyssey School Players
directed by john daniels, jr.
The Odyssey Labratory Theatre
Austin, Texas, March 31, 2011
2 Performances

Flinging Fractured Fairytales
Written by john daniels, jr.
directed by john daniels, jr.
Playhouse Smithville Spring Break Camp 2011
Smithville, Texas, March 19, 2011
1 Performance

The Doctor in Spite of Himself by Moliere
directed by john daniels, jr.
The Odyssey Labratory Theatre
Austin, Texas, February 18-19, 2011
2 Performances

A Cole Porter Valentine
Music by Cole Porter, Book by john daniels, jr.
directed by john daniels, jr.
Playhouse Smithville, February 4-14, 2011
6 Performances

Frosty vs. Abominable Snowman by john daniels, jr.
directed by john daniels, jr.
Playhouse Smithville, December 4-12, 2010
5 Performances

jdj's Dracula by john daniels, jr.
directed by john daniels, jr.
Playhouse Smithville, October 29-November 13, 2010
6 Performances

Cereal Thrillers by john daniels, jr.
directed by john daniels, jr.
Playhouse Smithville, October 16-29, 2010
6 Performances

Little Shop of Horrors
Book and Lyrics by Howard Ashman, Music by Alan Menken
directed by john daniels, jr. 
Playhouse Smithville, July 23-August 7, 2010
6 Performances

Hellzapoppin' Take 2!
by john daniels, jr. including a scene by Jon-Michael Williford 
Bastrop Opera House, Bastrop, Texas, June 25-July 17, 2010
6 Performances

Gadzooks!
Written and directed by john daniels, jr.
The Odyssey Labratory Theatre, Austin, Texas, May 21, 2010
2 Performances

Crazy 8's by john daniels, jr. and friends May 28-29, 2010
2 Performances

Sea Party Meets Astro-Rangers
Written and directed by john daniels, jr.
Dougherty Arts Theatre, Austin, Texas, Feb. 5 & 6, 2010
2 Performances

Flinging Fractured Fairytales
Written and directed by john daniels, jr.
The Odyssey Labratory Theatre, Austin, Texas, Feb. 21, 2010
2 Performances

Fractured Fairy Tales (New and Improved)
Written and directed by john daniels, jr.
Dougherty Arts Theatre, Austin, Texas, May 15 & 16, 2009
2 Performances

Duplicity at the Odyssey
Written and directed by john daniels, jr.
The Odyssey Labratory Theatre, Austin, Texas, May 2009
2 Performances

Peter Pan
Written and directed by john daniels, jr.
Dougherty Arts Theatre, Austin, Texas, Feb. 6 and 7, 2009
2 Performances

Ralph Roister Doister 
by Nicholas Udall adapted by I. E. Clark 
Directed by john daniels, jr. 
For daniels and Son Theatre Co.
Bastrop Opera House, Bastrop, Texas, June 6 & 7, 2008
Margo Jones Theater, Denton, Texas, June 13, 2008
3 Performances

Circus Fillet
by john daniels, jr.
May 29 - June 1, 2008
Dougherty Arts Theatre, Austin, Texas
3 Performances

Ralph Roister Doister
by Nicholas Udall adapted by I. E. Clark 
Directed by john daniels, jr.
For the Odyssey School, Austin, Texas

Tortoise vs. Hare (or The Great Cross-Country 500! or Don’t Be Hasty, Run Shelly, Run!)
written and directed by john daniels, jr.
for daniels & Son Theatre Co.
February 1 & 2, 2008
Dougherty Arts Center, Austin, Texas
Two performances
American Rock and Roll Christmas ‘57
Book and Lyrics by john daniels, jr. 
Original Music by Matt Torrez 
Directed and Designed by john daniels, jr. 
For The Bastrop Opera House 2007 
November 30 - December 15 
6 Performances. (Première)

Midsummer and More
by Shakespeare and john daniels, jr.
directed by john daniels, jr.
For the Odyssey school, Austin Texas
October 30 and November 23, 2007
6 Performances (Première)

BoXes Held Over 
by john daniels, jr 
For EASY Theatre
Dougherty Arts Theater, Austin, Texas, July 6 & 7, 2007
Bastrop Opera House, Bastrop, Texas, July 21 - August 25, 2007
7 Performances. (Première)

Wizard of Oz
by john daniels, jr.
Directed by john daniels, jr.
June 29, 30, July 6, & 7, 2007
Dougherty Arts Theater
1110 Barton Springs Rd., Austin
4Performances

Stories for the Theater
by Oswaldo Dragun 
translated by Joe Rosenberg and Graciela P. Rosenberg
Directed by john daniels, jr. for daniels & Son Theatre Co.
Bastrop Opera House, Bastrop, Texas, June 1 & 2, 2007
Bryan Civic Auditorium, Bryan, Texas June 9, 2007
3 Performances.

"El Gato Sin Amegos" (The Cat with No Friends) 
by Joe Rosenberg
Directed by john daniels, jr. for daniels & Son Production Co.
Bastrop Opera House, Bastrop, Texas, May 20, 2007
1 Performance.

Wizard of Oz
by john daniels, jr.
Directed by john daniels, jr.
Dougherty Arts Theater, Austin, Texas May 4-7
3 Performances, (Première)

Vaudeville Tonight
by john daniels, jr., Chester Eitze, & Engela Edwards
Directed by john daniels, jr., Chester Eitze, & Engela Edwards
Bastrop Opera House, Bastrop, Texas, April 20 - May 6, 2007 
6 Performances. (Première)

ME and dad
by john daniels, jr.
For daniels & Son Production Co.
Directed by john daniels, jr.
Bastrop Opera House, Bastrop, Texas, March 2007. 
6 Performances.  (Première)

Holiday Musical
by john daniels, jr. & Engela Edwards
with new songs by john daniels, jr. & Engela Edwards
Bastrop Opera House, Bastrop, Texas, December 1-16, 2006. 
6 Performances. (Première)

Dancin' Cafe
by john daniels, jr.  Music by john daniels, jr., John Williford, & Engela Edwards
For EASY Theatre 
Bastrop Opera House, Bastrop, Texas, August 4-19, 2006. 
6 Performances.  (Première)

Funny Original Plays for Youth which included "Mother Goose" by john daniels, jr. and Engela Edwards and "Vacation Twist,"  "Pizza Fraud," and "Duck Doughnuts presents: "Dr. Bobo at the Taj Mahal with Comic Bear & Bob"  by john daniels, jr. 2006. 
2 Performances (Première)

Marvelous Matriculation Musical by john daniels, jr. and Engela Edwards
for Spring Street Players and EASY Theatre (Première)
Bastrop Opera House, Bastrop, Texas, April 21-May 5, 2006. 
5 Performances.  (Première)

Chixxx from Hel by john daniels, jr.
for UNIFIED ARTIST 
Blue Theatre, Austin, Texas, July 1-10, 2004. 
8 Performances.  (Première)

Glass Balls by john daniels, jr.
for UNIFIED ARTIST
Dougherty Arts Center Theater, Austin, Texas, March 12 - 20, 2004. 
4 Performances.  (Première)

OPENINGS by john daniels, jr.
for EASY Theatre
Bastrop Opera House, Bastrop, Texas, May 8-18, 2003. 
6 Performances.  (Première)

Inn Bed by john daniels, jr. and Engela Edwards
for EASY Theatre
Bastrop Opera House, Bastrop Texas, May 2-17, 2002. 
6 Performances.  (Première)

Austin.Com...edy2
by john daniels, jr.
Dougherty Arts Center, Austin, Texas, February 27, 2002. 
1 Performance.  (Première)

Tell Me about Amelia Written, designed and directed by john daniels, jr.
for THE EARTH & SKY ACTING CO.
Hyde Park Theatre, Austin, Texas, May 4 -19, 2001. 
7 performances.

Schubert's Last Serenade by Julie Bovasso directed by john daniels, jr. for EASY Theatre
Texas Nonprofit Theatres' Youth Conference at Texas A&M in College Station. 
Bastrop Opera House 
Hyde Park Theatre. 
Brentwood Elementary School. 
Cowen Elementary School. 
McBeth Recreation Center. 
April - June, 6 Performances.

Tell Me about Amelia (Written, designed and directed by john daniels, jr.)
for THE EARTH & SKY ACTING CO.
Temple Civic Theatre, Temple, Texas, February 2001.  1 Performance.
Country Playhouse, Houston, Texas, March 2001.  1 Performance.
Dougherty Arts Center, Austin, Texas, March 2001.  2 Performances.
TA&MK Little Theatre, Kingsville, Texas, April, 2001.  1 Performance.

Collective Erection:  (for MomFest 2000, written, designed john daniels, jr. and directed by john daniels, jr. and Engela Edwards)  (Première)
for THE EARTH & SKY ACTING CO. of Austin, Texas
The Hideout Upstairs Cabaret, Austin, Texas.  October 2000.  2 Performances

ComingToAustin.Com...edy:  (for MomFest 2000, written, designed and directed by john daniels, jr.) 
for THE EARTH & SKY ACTING CO. of Austin, Texas
Movements Gallery, 211 E 6th Street, Austin, Texas.  September 2000.  
2 Performances. (Première)

8-TRACKS (no disco)
A 70's musical (Written, designed, and directed by john daniels, jr.) 
for THE EARTH & SKY ACTING CO. of Austin, Texas
Premiered August 17 - Sept. 2, 2000 at the Dougherty Arts Center, 1110 Barton Springs, Austin, Texas. 
9 Performances.  (Première)

Wonderland and a Shrinking Girl Named Alice (by john daniels, jr.) 
for THE EARTH & SKY ACTING CO. of Austin, Texas 
July 2000. 
2 Performances.  (Première)

Learn FAST  (Written, designed, and directed by john daniels, jr. and Engela Edwards) 
for EASY Theatre
Premièred at the Austin Children's Museum, July 12, 2000. 
1 Performance.  (Première)

Just in Time (Written, designed, and directed by john daniels, jr. and Engela Edwards) 
for EASY Theatre 
Premièred at the Austin Children's Museum, April 5, 2000. 
1 Performance. (Première)

Tell Me about Amelia (Written, designed and directed by john daniels, jr.)
for THE EARTH & SKY ACTING CO. of Austin, Texas
Premiered at The Hideout for FronteraFest 2000, Austin, Texas, January 29 - February 6, 2000. 
5 Performances.  (Première)

ComingtoAustin.Com...edy (A show for the Mind Over Money Theatrical Festival, by: john daniels, jr.) 
for THE EARTH & SKY ACTING CO. of Austin, Texas at Ruta Maya, Austin, Texas, September/October, '99. 
2 Performances.  (Première)

SIRENS-N-AQUARIUS (a rock musical and spoken word performance by: john daniels, jr.) 
for THE EARTH & SKY ACTING CO. of Austin, Texas at The John Henry Faulk Theater, Austin, Texas, May,  '99. 
10 Performances.

PRESENTS AREN'T ALWAYS WRAPPED (a Christmas play by: Boenerge') to open the RANCH STUDIO, a newly renovated theater space; at Darden Hill Ranch School, a Residential Treatment Center (RTC) for emotionally disturbed teenage boys.  burke foundation.  The cast included five teenage young men in their first theater experience.  December, '97. 
1 Performance.

COME TOGETHER (a rock musical featuring the music of The Beatles, written by: john daniels, jr.) 
for THE SOUTH TEXAS PERFORMANCE COMPANY at THE PLACE, Corpus Christi, Texas, May, '95. 
16 Performances.

COME TOGETHER by john daniels, jr.
for THE PORT ARANSAS COMMUNITY THEATRE in their outdoor theatre for Spring Break '95, March, '95. 
18 Performances.

W-ROCKS!(a rock musical featuring music from 1965 through 1972 written by: john daniels, jr.) 
for THE SOUTH TEXAS PERFORMANCE COMPANY at THE PLACE, Corpus Christi, Texas.  November '94. 
16 Performances.

THE GREAT WHITE HOPE (a new adaptation using color-blind casting by: john daniels, jr.)
for THE SOUTH TEXAS PERFORMANCE COMPANY at THE PLACE, Corpus Christi, Texas.  September '93. 
12 Performances.

SIRENS-N-AQUARIUS (a rock musical and spoken word performance by: john daniels, jr.) 
for THE SOUTH TEXAS PERFORMANCE COMPANY at THE PLACE, Corpus Christi, Texas.  August, '93. 
Twelve performances.

INDIANS (by: Author Kopit) 
for THE SOUTH TEXAS PERFORMANCE COMPANY at THE PLACE, Corpus Christi, Texas.  May, '93. 
16 Performances.

THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW (by Richard O'Brien) 
for THE SOUTH TEXAS PERFORMANCE COMPANY at THE PLACE, Corpus Christi, Texas.  October-November, '92 and March, '93. 
47 Performances.

PRESENTS AREN'T ALWAYS WRAPPED (an original children's show by: Robert Ramirez) 
for THE CHILDREN'S EXPERIENCE a touring show, Texas. 
12 Performances.

COME TOGETHER by john daniels, jr.
for THE SOUTH TEXAS PERFORMANCE COMPANY at THE PLACE, Corpus Christi, Texas. (Opened the theatre.) August, '92. 
20 Performances.

DON'T MESS WITH TEXAS, TEXAS BABY (an original children's show by: john daniels, jr.) 
for THE CHILDREN'S EXPERIENCE a touring show, Texas.  March, '92. 
20 Performances.

SUPER GUSANO (an original musical by: Joseph Rosenberg and Orlando Garcia) 
Premiere production for THE BILINGUAL THEATER COMPANY at THE WYNN SEALE THEATER, Corpus Chrisi, Texas, October, '91. 
12 Performances.

LOS PISECAS de ALGODON (by M. Rodriguez)
for THE STATE MIGRANT PROGRAM at SAC, Kingsville, Texas.  June, '90. 
1 Performance.

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR (by Weber and Rice) 
for THE BILINGUAL THEATER COMPANY at The Bayfront Convention Center of Corpus Christi
Corpus Christi, Texas. March, '90. 
12 Performances.

IN A DREAM OF OZ (an adaptation of The Wizard of Oz adapted by: john daniels, jr.) 
for CREATIVE EXPRESSIONS at THE SOUTHGATE MALL of Kingsville, Texas.  August, '89. 
6 Performances.

COMING ATTRACTIONS (by Ted Talley) for CREATIVE EXPRESSIONS at THE SOUTHGATE MALL of Kingsville, Texas.  June, '89. 
6 Performances.

LOS VENDIDOS (by Luiz Valdez)
for THE STATE MIGRANT PROGRAM at JONES AUDITORIUM TEXAS A & M KINGSVILLE
Kingsville, Texas, June, '89. 
2 Performances.

LOVE AT THE TASTE by john daniels, jr.
for CREATIVE EXPRESSIONS at the Kleberg Coliseum for The Taste of Kingsville, Texas, 1989. 
3 Performances.

VAMPIRE LESBIANS OF SODOM (by C. Busch) 
for TEXAS A & I THEATER DEPARTMENT at the LITTLE THEATER seating two-hundred and toured of the RITZ THEATER of Corpus Christi seating five-hundred.  January, '89. 
15 Performances.

COME TOGETHER (john daniels, jr. premiere production) for TEXAS A & I THEATER DEPARTMENT at JONES AUDITORIUM January, '83. 
5 Performances.

LONELY IN OCTOBER (Carbeido) for LA COMPANIA DE TEATRO BILINGUE touring show.  July, '82.
20 Performances.

CHINAMEN (Fryan) for TEXAS A & I THEATER DEPARTMENT, Lab Theater March, '82. 
3 Performances.

EVERY GOOD BOY DESERVES FAVOR (by Stoppard) 
for TEXAS A & I THEATER DEPARTMENT, Lab Theater, November, '81. 
1 Performance.

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DIRECTED FOR:

Companies:

PLAYHOUSE SMITHVILLE
daniels & Son Theatre Co.
SPRING STREET PLAYERS
BASTROP OPERA HOUSE
UNIFIED ARTIST 
EASY Theatre
THE EARTH & SKY ACTING CO. of Austin, Texas 
THE SOUTH TEXAS PERFORMANCE COMPANY 
THE PORT ARANSAS COMMUNITY THEATRE 
THE CHILDREN'S EXPERIENCE 
THE BILINGUAL THEATER COMPANY 
CREATIVE EXPRESSIONS 
THE STATE MIGRANT PROGRAM 
LA COMPANIA DE TEATRO

Organizations:

SMITHVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY, Smithville, Texas
THE STATE MIGRANT PROGRAM, Texas 
INTER CHURCH YOUTH COUNCIL, Corpus Christi
BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB OF CORPUS CHRISTI
COMMUNITY CENTERS OF CORPUS CHRISTI

Schools

THE ODYSSEY SCHOOL, Austin, Texas
RANCH STUDIO Burke Foundation
ARCH BISHOP OSCAR ROMERO MIDDLE SCHOOL
TEXAS A & I THEATER DEPARTMENT 
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FILM AND VIDEO PRODUCTION
Founder, Co-owner and Artistic Director of GORGOLO FLIX,
a film and video  production company.
Co-owner STAR LEGAL VIDEO: AUSTIN.

The Vegatrian Vampire and the Valley Girl... a sweet HORROR Love Story.  (Nov. 2009) B&W 30min. for Odyssey School.  Writer, Director, Editor.

HIGH SCHOOL DREAMS\LIVES OF ROCK AND ROLL DESPERATION a documentary about life as an undiscovered musician. Writer, Producer, Director and Editor.

TODD BACH VIDEO ALBUM ONE six music videos. Producer, Director and Editor.  All songs written and performed by Todd Bach.

(15:00) FIFTEEN MINUTES narrative short. Co-writer, Co-Producer, Director and Editor.

ICON a music video for Pepto-dizmal. Co-Producer, Director, Actor and editor.

MASTERBATRONIX a music video for Pepto-dizmal. Co-Producer, Director and Editor.

STRIKE! experimental short. Writer, Producer, Director and Co-editor.

TERMINALLY INCONVENIENCED full length narrative. Principle Writer, Director, Co-Producer and Editor.

A BOY AND HIS HEAD (working title) full length narrative.  Writer, Director, Co-producer and editor.

Film is a medium created by the need to express hope through shared humor and emotions in a society no longer localized.  Film can be used to reveal ourselves to each other.  Film can be an interchange of our humanness in such a way as to let us see each other as we are, not just as consumers of the least common denominators of our natures.  

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Acting Resume:   john is a seasoned actor of over 110 productions, with over 1600 live performances including the title role in Hamlet, Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet, and Eddie in The Rocky Horror Show.  Email if you would like to see john's acting resume.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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