Daniel Brooks has worked as a director writer, actor, producer, and teacher. He is a mainstay of Canadian theatre, working with a network of Ontario-based writers, playwrights, and directors who virtually define the current scene. He has been co-director of the Augusta Company and da da kamera, and playwright-in-residence at Tarragon Theatre. He is currently Artistic Director of Necessary Angel Theatre Company. Daniel has won several awards, including the Chalmers (for The Noam Chomsky Lectures, Here Lies Henry, and House), the Dora Mavor Moore Award three times for directing, the Edinburgh Fringe First Award (Here Lies Henry); and has been nominated for the Governor General's Literary Award (The Noam Chomsky Lectures). In October 2001, he received the first Elinore and Lou Siminovitch Prize in Theatre. His highly innovative work has travelled across Canada and around the world. He is married to Jennifer Ross. They have two daughters, and live in Toronto.