Daniel Passer is thrilled to be playing at Syracuse Stage. He most recently played in The Government Inspector at The Pearl Theater and Lookingglass Ensemble’s Cascabel at The Goodman Theatre. For the past 10 years, he has been Lead Clown and Comedy Conceptor with Cirque du Soleil and Franco Dragone’s company, Dragone Entertainment (Zarkana – Radio City Music Hall and World Tour, Banana Shpeel – Beacon Theatre, Le Reve – Wynn Las Vegas. Other theatre credits include several productions with The American Repertory Theatre, The Actor’s Gang, Cornerstone Theatre Company, Shakespeare Santa Cruz, Radio City Music Hall, and The Kremlin. Film credits include Boychoir, Danny Roane - First Time Director, The Little Death, Music From Another Room, Almost Heroes, and Ted. On television, Daniel has appeared on Monk, King of Queens, Grounded For Life, Providence, Tracey Takes On, and News Radio. He has taught Clown/Commedia/Improvisation at Moscow Art Theatre, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Cirque du Soleil, Brown University, Harvard, Cornell, CalArts, The Ruskin School, The Second City and University of Alaska and is the Master Acting Teacher for The Edward Albee Theatre Festival and the National Foundation for the Advancement of the Arts. He was the U.S. Representative for the Commedia dell’Arte Festival in Vicenza, Italy and is a graduate of the A.R.T. Institute for Advanced Theatre Training at Harvard.