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Daniel Penilla

Daniel is an actor, an enthusiast of community collaborations and a lover of stories. As the Associate Artistic Director at Cornerstone Theater Company, Daniel leads projects that are part of the Creative Seeds programming: events that bring together artists, activists, thought leaders and community members. Most recently he was the Assistant Director for California: The Tempest a yearlong tour across California and he is the Associate Director on Cornerstone’s upcoming production Urban Rez. As an actor he was most recently in Seven Spots On The Sun at The Theater @ Boston Court. He trained at Circle In The Square Theatre School in NYC and was a member of the Labyrinth Theater Company’s first Intensive Ensemble. Daniel is driven by the connection and disconnection that the artistic process brings and is grateful to create - and collaborate on - work that allows for discussion and moments that create possibilities.

Shakespeare in 3 Weeks
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Shakespeare in 3 Weeks

Working with Local Casts and Advancing Cornerstone’s California: The Tempest Tour

21 January 2016

Daniel Penilla, Assistant Director for Cornerstone’s California: The Tempest tour, describes the process of bringing the show to life in different communities every few weeks.