Daniel Mesta – Director, Actor, Dramaturg
Daniel Mesta is a theatre professional with a BA in Theatre Arts Studies and Russian Studies. Mesta has received recognition and awards for his work, including regional and national awards from the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival, an Irene Ryan nomination, and recognition from the Association for Theatre in Higher Education as well as Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas.
He has worked in various capacities in radio, theatre, opera and dance. He is currently the managing director of DAM Good Productions, a theatre company dedicated to producing site-specific interpretations of stage classics.
Mesta is Mexican-American, and proudly permits his cultural background to infiltrate his creative process. He currently serves on the executive committee of LMDA-Mexico. He is fluent in English, Spanish and Russian. In his spare time, he enjoys playing the piano, accordion, organ and violin.