Daniel is a teacher, photographer, cinematographer, and visual designer in the entertainment industry. He has created lighting and stage designs for over 600 plays, musicals, concerts, and special events, including Oprah, Hillary Clinton, Stephen Hawking, LL Cool J, and Alison Krauss. Daniel teaches lighting design and serves as Technical Director at Boston Arts Academy. He also founded Brighter Boston, a nonprofit organization that gives teenagers paid internships backstage on professional shows. He’s writing a book on unconventional approaches to education and is an avid hiker, rock climber, snowboarder, and dad.