Dan was born and raised in the largest city in the Inland Empire: Riverside, CA. He began acting and making short films with his friends in elementary school, and by high school he was fully immersed in TV/Video Production courses.
After high school, Dan moved to Costa Mesa, CA and studied Acting, Voice, and Video Production at Orange Coast College. After two years he transferred to The University of Southern California where he took On Camera Acting and Improv courses while he earned his B.A. in Film and Television Production.
Since graduating from USC, Dan has performed stand up all across Southern California. He is currently training and performing in several Improv programs: the Upright Citizens Brigade, Neon Venus Art Theatre, and the LA Connection Comedy Theatre.