Mark McDaniels

A resident of NYC since 1994, Mark is a graduate of the American Musical and Dramatic Academy and the New School University with a BFA in Musical Theatre. He started his career as a performer in numerous NYC and regional stage productions including Footloose (Ren), Chicago, Hot n' Cole, and Peter and the Wolf (Peter) at Lincoln Center. A jack of many trades he has also been seen as a composer, singer, mosaic artist, voice over actor, producer and house manager. He and his partner Donald Garverick have written, produced and cast four subsequent versions of Show Choir! -The Musical, including an award winning production at the 2007 FringeNYC and a sold out run at the 2010 New York Musical Theatre Fesival. In addition, the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland presented a highly acclaimed production in the 2011 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Mark and Donald were recently recognized at the 2011 York Theater NEO concert, celebrating New, Emerging, and Outstanding musical theatre writers in NYC. Their new musical Casual Bob was featured this past January at 4@15 with NYU. Mark is currently the host of the Cabaret Showdown, a monthly game show at the Under St. Marks Theatre.

Shows participated in:
The Cabaret Showdown (2011 - 12) Host