Danny Braverman


Danny is a Director, Writer and Teacher with a range of experience particularly in Community Theatre and TIE. Danny works as a Lecturer in Applied Theatre in the Theatre and Performance Department at Goldsmiths. Previously he was Director and CEO at The Orpheus Centre, which makes Performing Arts work with disabled young people; he was also Senior Theatre Officer at Arts Council England’s London office with a strategic lead on young people. Prior to that he was Director of Education at Theatre Royal Stratford East and Associate Director at Theatre Centre.

In 1926, Shoemaker Ab Solomons drew a doodle on the wage-packet he gave to his wife Celie.  Over the next 55 Years, Ab drew a wage-packet cartoon for Celie every week.This extraordinary chronicle of East London Jewish life is brought to life by Danny Braverman Ab’s Great-Nephew. In 2013  Wot? No Fish!!  toured to theatres, schools, community venues and festivals, starting with Rich Mix with a tremendously well received run at Summerhall at the Edinburgh Festival, garnering the Brian Way Award for Best New Play for Children and Young People. Since then show has played in the USA, Australia and all over the world. The show will be at BAC for a return  run in July 2017.

I don’t so much work with Danny as work alongside him. This means having lunch and discussing ideas, plans and how projects are progressing; sharing with someone who has similar passions, skills and areas of expertise – and 40 years’ knowledge of the other person and how they work.

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