Dann’s work spans costumes and set design across plays, musicals and opera’s. A graduate of the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA), his work is influenced by his study of drawing and fine art at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) his most Recent work includes the award winning design for ‘the Ghetto Cabaret' (Fortyfivedownstairs), his acclaimed re-imagining of 'Barnum: The Circus Musical' starring Todd McKenny (StoreyBoard Entertainment) '33 Variations' starring Ellen Burstyn and Lisa McCune (Mariners Group and Cameron Lukey), ‘Escaped Alone’ (Red Stitch Actors Theatre), and the sold out season of 'Angels in America' (Cameron Lukey, Dirty Pretty Theatre). Based in Melbourne Dann’s work has also been featured further north at the Hayes Theatre, Griffin theatre, Queensland Theatre Company, The Brisbane Festival, and La Boite Theatre Company.

 

Dann has been the associate costume designer for Gabriela Tylesova for 'Sleeping Beauty' (Australian Ballet) and most recently 'Shakespeare in Love’ (Melbourne Theatre Company). 

 

He is a regular lecturer at the Victorian Collage of the Arts (VCA) and the Melbourne University.