Daniel Fish draws on a diverse range of source material to make new work for theater and film. In 2011, he was in residence to create a work based on the audio recordings of David Foster Wallace. This fall, Fish will develop a new production of Chekhov's The Three Sisters.
Daniel Fish is a New York based artist working in theatre and film. His most recent work, A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again, based on audio recordings of David Foster Wallace played a sold out run at The Chocolate Factory in April 2012; his stage version of the film Bigger Than Life, Tom Ryan Thinks He's James Mason Starring in a Movie By Nicholas Ray... premiered at Incubator Arts Project and was named one of Time Out New York's top 10 theater productions of 2011.
Fish’s productions of new and classical plays have been seen at, Düsselfdorfer Schauspielhaus, The Royal Shakespeare Company, Staatstheater Braunnschweig, McCarter Theater, Yale Repertory Theater, American Repertory Theater, Signature Theater, The Zipper, The Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts, CSC, The Shakespeare Theater Co, among others. In 2011, Fish completed work on his first film, The Dollar General. Residencies and commissions include The Chocolate Factory, Baryshnikov Arts Center, The American Academy in Rome, Incubator Arts Project, and The University Of Rochester. Fish has taught directing and design at the Yale School of Drama, the Tisch School of the Arts, Princeton University, University of California San Diego, and Bard College.