Getting Lively, Lush & Local With: Danny Park

Who are you? Danny Park

What do you do? I’m a student.

Where are you from originally? Rockville, Maryland

How long have you been working in Boston? Been in school for 1.5 semesters.

Why do you stay? Boston University’s theatre program

What’s your first theatre memory in Boston? Seeing a student created piece called “Brilliant Creatures” at BU and thinking, “This is going to be an AMAZING four years.”

What was your first job in theatre? Front of House work for Imagination Stage in Bethesda, Maryland.

What’s the best meal you’ve ever had before a show? No idea, prefer not to eat much before a show.

What’s your favorite rehearsal snack? A huge bottle of water.

Do you eat before you go on stage or do you wait until after your performance to eat? After, for sure.

If you could change one thing about theater, what would it be? The unchallenging nature of a lot of work being produced, both new and old.

What kind of theater excites you? The kind that I don’t agree with. I’d rather hate what your show says than say “Yeah…” Gets us nowhere.

What advice do you have for artists just starting out? I could always use more advice myself but…probably to trust your work in the face of doubt becausre there’s no major consequences for failing.

The Boston Theatre Conference is focusing on the lively, lush and local aspects of our theatre community. What do you think? The college theatre scene is where you’ll find the challenging works.

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