Dan O'Connor is co-founder of Impro Theatre, as well as Bay Area Theatresports. He performed in the Improbable Theatre's production of "Lifegame" Off-Broadway and in the TNN television series of the same name. He co-created the NBC/PAX television improv comedy show "World Cup Comedy." He was chosen from improvisers all over the country in 2006 to represent our gloriously spontaneous nation as one-third of the American team at the Improv World Cup Tournament in Germany as part of the arts portion of the World Cup.
Television acting credits include "Seinfeld," "Campus Ladies," "Malcolm In the Middle," "VEGAS," "Raising Hope," "The Tonight Show," and series regular roles on "The Newz" and "Quick Witz," as well as on the Nickelodeon pilot "Star and Stella" and the Telepictures pilot "The Phil Fuller Show."
Television directing credits include the critically acclaimed ABC hybrid sitcom "Sons and Daughters" and "Campus Ladies" for the Oxygen Network. He was also a writer and the improv director for "The Wayne Brady Show." O'Connor was an adjunct professor for USC's BFA program. He has taught at UT, DUKE, Pepperdine, UCLA extension, and at improv companies around the world, as well as coaching for Dreamworks Animation and Cirque Du Soleil. O'Connor is a graduate of the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art in London.
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