A Bit of A Bio
Daniel C. Blanda is a Playwright, Screenwriter, and Journalist from Alpharetta, GA. Daniel has written and directed a number of full-length, one-act, 10-minute and 1-minute plays, as well as a fully produced pilot for television. His writings tend to touch on religious instability, masculine frailty and societal defiance.
Daniel’s works have appeared with the New South Young Play Festival, the National Playwright Symposium at Cape May Stages, the Boston Theatre Marathon, the Boston One-Minute Play Festival, and Traguna Productions, among others.
His most recognized full-length play 'Should, Coulda, Woulda' was published in the fall of 2016, adapted for film in 2020 and has gone on to have several productions across the east coast including the Actors Studio at Pace University. The play is currently being translated into Portuguese for production.
Daniel is a second year MFA – Playwriting student at Boston University and a graduate of Columbus State University where he received his BFA in Theatre Performance. He is proud to have worked for the world famous – Drama Bookshop in New York City and is proud to be a staff writer for the New York Rangers website – BlueLineStation.com
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DONATIONS TO THE MICHAEL J. FOX FOUNDATION
In the Fall of 2018, Daniel's mother, Kathryn Decher, was diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease. In the Spring of 2020, Daniel's grandmother, Isabelle Decher, was also diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease.
As a result, money earned from any and all productions of Daniel's work will be donated to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research in support of Daniel’s mother, grandmother and anyone else impacted by Parkinson’s.
2019 Summer Residency with Rising Sun Performance Company
Emcee for the Drama Book Shop Flood Relief at 54 Below
Hip Hop Film Festival screening of Grey Area