Daniel Fish is a New York-based director who makes work across the boundaries of theater, film, and opera. He draws on a broad range of forms and subject matter including plays, film scripts, contemporary fiction, military logs, essays and found audio. His recent work includes DON’T LOOK BACK ( 2017), WHO LEFT THIS FORK HERE (2015), OKLAHOMA (2015), Ted Hearne’s THE SOURCE(2014) and Don’t Look Back (The Chocolate Factory , 2017) , Who Left This Fork Here ( Baryshnikov Arts Center 2014), The Source (BAM NWF 2014 ), Oklahoma (2015), and ETERNAL ( 2013).ETERNAL (2013). His work has been seen at theaters and festivals throughout the U.S. and Europe including, The Walker Arts Center, PuSH, Teatro Nacional D. Maria, Lisbon/Estoril Film Festival, Vooruit, Festival TransAmériques, BAM Next Wave, Noorderzon Festival, The Chocolate Factory, The Public Theater’s Under The Radar, Opera Philadelphia/Curtis Opera Theater, American Repertory Theater, Richard B. Fisher Center at Bard College, Yale Repertory Theater, McCarter Theater, Signature Theater, The Shakespeare Theater Company, Düsseldorfer Schauspielhaus, Staatstheater Braunschweig, and The Royal Shakespeare Company. Residencies and commissions include The MacDowell Colony, Baryshnikov Arts Center, Mass MOCA, The Chocolate Factory, The Bushwick Starr, LMCC/ Governor’s Island. He is the recipient of the 2017 Herb Alpert Award for Theater.
He has taught at The Juilliard School, Bard College, Princeton University, and NYU/Tisch Department of Design for Stage and Film and is graduate of Northwestern University’s Department of Performance Studies.