Daniel Durant was born on December 24, 1989, is Actor, Soundtrack. Daniel was born in Detroit, Michigan and grew up in Duluth, Minnesota. He attended mainstream schools in Duluth before transferring to the Minnesota State School for the Deaf in 8th grade. Daniel graduated from MSAD in 2008 and attended RIT in Rochester, NY and Gallaudet in Washington, DC. Daniel moved to Los Angeles, CA in 2012 to join the Deaf West Theatre production of Cyrano, and has been lucky enough to stay and continue to work as a professional Deaf actor. Shortly after Cyrano, Daniel landed a job as guest actor at Oakland University in Michigan working with Terp Theater. Daniel played, "Stinger," the lead role in their production of Police: Deaf: Near: Far. Daniel joined the cast of Switched at Birth (ABC Family Channel) in 2013 and continues in his co-starring role as the character of "Matthew." He was honored to serve as the Master of Ceremonies for the 2013 Toronto International Deaf Film Festival. In the Fall of 2013, Daniel teamed up once again with Deaf West, playing the lead role of "Charlie" in their production of Flowers for Algernon. Daniel played the co-lead role of "Moritz" in the critically-acclaimed 2014 Deaf West production of Spring Awakening. His ongoing work includes co-leading acting workshops for Deaf students in area schools as well as national speaking engagements for colleges and universities. Daniel is passionate about acting and supporting the Deaf community and spends his free time connecting with and meeting new friends all over the world through his ASL videos on YouTube, Deaf Gamers Network and his Facebook & Twitter accounts.
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