Daniel made his Chicago debut at TimeLine in WHEN SHE DANCED. He is a 2009 graduate of the University of Illinois, where he received a BFA degree in acting. While at the U. of I., he was seen in HAMLET and in SREBRENICA, which went on to win the 2009 Rosa Parks Playwriting Award, for new student- or faculty-written plays dealing with social justice and/or civil rights. Daniel also spent a month studying Shakespeare at the Royal Academy of the Dramatic Arts in London, England.