About Daniel Sappington

Daniel Sappington is a third-year graduate candidate in Directing and an Associate Instructor of Theatre at Indiana University. He is a Queer, Chicago-based director whose work is guided by a focus on eco-sustainability in theatre and centering Queer voices, with a passion for creating theatre for LGBTQ+ youth. IU directing credits include Sueño, The Mystery Plays, and And Tell Sad Stories of the Deaths of Queens…. Selected Chicago credits include Outpost (Otherworld Theatre), The Morning After the Fall (Arc Theatre), and Seminar (Spartan Theatre Company). He is an Artistic Associate with The Arc Theatre, where he will return to direct a Greek adaptation in the summer of 2023. Proud graduate of the Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University, B.F.A. in Acting.

Recent Credits

At First Sight 2023

IU Theatre — Director

Carrie: The Musical

IU Theatre — Assistant Director

Sueño

IU Theatre — Director

Gross Indecency

IU Theatre — Director (thesis)

Twelfth Night

IU Theatre — Assistant Director