Originally from Yorkshire, Daniel trained in all aspects of Musical Theatre at SLP College - Leeds, before embarking on an International career performing in Musicals, Dance shows, Television Series and Films.
Performance Credits include: Dance Captain in Evita (European Tour), Dancer in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (UK Tour & Singapore), Lead Male Singer in Lullabies of Broadway (Palace Theatre, Myrtle Beach, USA), Lead Male Singer in Fire of Dance (UK & European Tours), Soloist Singer in Thursford Christmas Spectacular (Norfolk), Lead Irish Dancer in Spirit of the Dance (European & American Tours), Soloist Irish Dancer in The Magical Rhythms of Ireland (Netherlands Tour), Soloist Singer and Dancer in Celtic Journey (Churchill Theatre, Bromley). Film & TV Credits include: Backing Singer in Popstar to Operastar, Dancer in The Magic Flute (Film), Small roles in Emmerdale, Heartbeat, At Home with the Braithwaites and My Parents are Aliens (ITV).
Daniel opened Sharpe Academy in September 2008 as a small part-time Drama school, but numbers quickly grew and in 2010 he decided to step away from performing to fully concentrate on building the business. This allowed him to build Sharpe Academy to be one of the largest independent performance schools in North West London. Daniel specialises in performance training and has become highly experienced, teaching all disciplines of the arts. Whilst growing his own company he has also taught Masterclasses in Irish Dance at several London colleges including Millennium and Italia Conti, and has taught workshops in many schools and colleges around the UK. Daniel has always had a passion for teaching Acting and has successfuly coached and entered over 2000 LAMDA Acting examinations since 2008 with a 100% pass rate.
Directing credits include 24 musicals for Sharpe Academy including the World Record production of Annie, which held the world record for the fastest theatrical production ever staged for three years from 2016-2019. Daniel's students have gone on to perform in a variety of West End and Touring productions including Les Miserables, Annie, Bat Out of Hell, Beautiful, Dreamgirls, Sunny Afternoon, Rock of Ages, Dear Evan Hansen, Magic Goes Wrong, Book of Mormon, Fathers and Sons, Bodies, Jerusalem, The Railway Children and performed in many International tours, Cruises and Holiday Resorts.
Daniel enjoys to continue his own triple threat professional development whilst running the company. Qualifications include Acrobatic Arts Modules 1, 2, Aerial & Back Handspring Certified Teacher. Daniel coaches Acrobatics from Primary and Level 1 all the way to Level 8 and Pre-Professional 1-3. Progressing Ballet Technique Certified Teacher, ESTILL Voice Training Programme - Levels 1 & 2 and is currently working towards his ISTD DDE (Tap) Teaching qualification.
Daniel enjoys teaching all disciplines of performing arts and is now focused on teaching, guiding and representing the next generation of professional Musical Theatre performers.