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We do not possess memory,
Our entire body is memory
Danny Cron is an actor with the tender earnestness of Sam from Game of Thrones, the tension of the bellhop from Bad Times at the El Royal, all wrapped up in the humor that comes from a life of improvising and watching Mel Brooks movies. As a graduate of CalArts’ BFA program he is a highly adaptable performer comfortable with styles ranging from gritty realism, to light hearted comedy, to the avant-garde and experimental. He brings his deep curiosity, open heart, and sense of play to every project he works on, which culminates in a rewarding experience for all.
Live theatre will always have Danny’s heart, especially physical and devised work. He has extensive training in Viewpoints, Lecoq mask, is self-taught in the devising methodology of Frantic Assembly, and has studied Grotowski under the master teacher Stephen Wangh. As a founding member of the movement ensemble Have Body; Will Travel he directed a physical adaptation of William Faulkner’s As I Lay Dying. He’s had the great fortune to work with Chicago’s Neo-Futurists, under the direction of the superstar of Polish theatre Natalia Korczakowska, and on the show Anatomy of a Struggle; which used an early Tennessee Williams play about a prison hunger strike as a lense through which to explore race in America.