DANIEL DEORKSEN

Biography

Daniel Deorksen is a Vancouver-based actor, writer, composer and musician. A graduate of UBC with a BFA in Theatre, Daniel is a founder and Co-Artistic Producer of Seven Tyrants Theatre and a producer with Synergy At Play Productions. With Seven Tyrants Theatre he has created, co-created and produced over a dozen new Canadian plays and adaptations, including The Bucky Show, based on the work of R. Buckminster Fuller, and his most recent indie-opera The Water Seller. Theatre credits include Pride & Prejudice (Arts Club Theatre), Beggar’s Opera, A Good Woman of Setzuan (7T), TOUR (Universal Limited), Cocktails at Pam’s (Staircase) and A Room With A View (United Players). Daniel’s compositions have been featured in productions such as The Air Loom (you & i), Topdog/Underdog, Ebenezer, Mozart & Salieri (7T), The Devil and Billy Markham(Chutzpah Festival), Dog Eat Dog (Only Animal) and Bull in a China Shop (Felix Culpa) as well as the feature film Lawrence and Holloman. His funk-rock group Two Apple Tobacco was voted Runner Up Best Unsigned Band in The Georgia Straight’s Best of Vancouver 2016. Daniel is excited to be collaborating once again with Universal Limited on this important project.