Daniel Pettrow

Director / Actor / Teacher

Daniel Pettrow is a director, actor, and teacher based in New York.  He frequently focuses on new and experimental creations while fostering collaborations with artists from different disciplines.

Director of Performance and Communication Training & Drama Teacher for Heifetz International Music Institute (2012 - present)  (https://www.heifetzinstitute.org)

Daniel is a frequent collaborator with choreographer John Heginbotham (http://www.danceheginbotham.org), having created and performed in several productions.  Recently, he was the assistant director and performer of THE PRINCIPLES OF UNCERTAINTY, a collaboration with John Heginbotham and artist Maira Kalman.  The show premiered in September 2017, at Jacob’s Pillow, The Guggenheim, and BAM.   Daniel has also collaborated with John Heginbotham as the drama director for YoungArts Miami and YoungArts LA (2015 -2017) (https://www.youngarts.org)

Teacher and lecturer at THE BANFF CENTRE for their ‘Concert in the 21st Century’ program (2015 - present)  (https://www.banffcentre.ca)

Associate actor with The Wooster Group and teaching artist at The Wooster Group’s Summer Institute (2006 - present)  (www.thewoostergroup.org)

Associate artist with multi-disciplinary theater company Bluemouth Inc, performing in DANCE MARATHON, HOW SOON IS NOW?, and DEATH BY WATER (2006 - present)  (http://www.bluemouthinc.com)

Collaborator with French director Arthur Nauzyciel (artistic director of Theatre National de Bretagne (2001 - present)  (https://www.t-n-b.fr)

Collaborator with choreographer Anabella Lenzu, having directed NO MORE BEAUTIFUL DANCES, IN PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS, PACAMAMA, and SANGRE & ARENA. (2006 - present)  (http://www.anabellalenzu.com)

Daniel recently worked with renowned Italian director Romeo Castelluci, performing in JULIUS CAESAR: SPARED PARTS for FIAF’S ‘Crossing the Line’ Festival.  (http://www.arch-srs.com/home)

Daniel dances the role of ‘The Wolf’ in Isaac Mizrahi’s production of PETER AND THE WOLF at The Guggenheim for their ‘Works and Process’ series (2012 - present.)