Administration and Staff
Dan was born and raised in Toledo, Ohio, and graduated from the University of Toledo in 2010 with an undergraduate degree in theatre. Before moving to Missoula, Dan worked with Markey's Audio Visual as a production technician on corporate events all over the country. He moved to Missoula in 2012 to attend UM's graduate degree program in theatre (with a focus in lighting design). As a graduate assistant, Dan taught three undergraduate classes: Stagecraft, Master Electrician for the Stage, and Lightshop. After graduating, Dan worked as a Production Technician at the Dennison Theatre and as the Master Electrician at the Missoula Community Theatre. In 2016, he took a six-week sabbatical to tour with the Moscow Ballet as the Lighting Director. Dan also met his wife Erika in 2016, and they decided to put down roots in Missoula. Dan started working at the Blewett School of Law in January of 2020 as the Media Technician, where he works with faculty, staff and students to make sure all technical aspects of the classroom are working for classes, events and other presentations.