The Daily Telegraph
Australian Arts Review
charisma in spades'
Daniel is currently appearing in the Australian premiere of HAMILTON, as Samuel Seabury,
playing at The Sydney Lyric Theatre.
Daniel Assetta is one of Australia’s most accomplished young musical theatre artists.
Possessing all the qualities of a traditional yet versatile leading man, Daniel is undoubtedly a rising star.
Daniel began his training at GY Dance, and then graduated from ED5 International with a Diploma in Performing Arts. He is currently appearing in the Australian premiere of Hamilton (Michael Cassel Group) as 'Samuel Seabury' at The Sydney Lyric Theatre. Daniel’s theatre credits also include: 'Tony' alternate in West Side Story (Opera Australia/GWB Entertainment); 'Al' in A Chorus Line (Darlinghurst Theatre Company); ‘Elder Young’ in The Book of Mormon (Gordon Frost Organisation); ‘The Rum Tum Tugger’ in the Australian/New Zealand tour of CATS (The Really Useful Group); the 10th Anniversary Australasian tour of Wicked (Universal/Gordon Frost Organisation); ‘The Ziegfeld Tenor’ in Funny Girl (The Production Company); ‘Luke’ in The Gathering (Vic Theatre Company); Follies in Concert (StoreyBoard Entertainment); and Curtains (The Production Company).
Daniel was the recipient of the prestigious Rob Guest Endowment Award in 2015, which gave him the opportunity to perform in New York amongst Broadway stars in the renowned Elsie Fest, and in the Michael Mott & Friends concert. He has also appeared on ABC’s Breakfast, Carols in The Domain, The ARIA Awards and numerous Twisted Broadway concerts.
Over the last couple of years, Daniel produced, co-wrote, and performed alongside his sister, Chiara, in Siblingship (winner of 'Best Cabaret' - BroadwayWorld Australia Award 2020), which played to sold-out audiences in Sydney, Canberra, Parramatta and Melbourne. He also premiered his solo cabaret, Songs Unsung in Sole Sessions and the Darlinghurst Theatre Company's Red Carpet Cabaret.
Daniel is represented by FWD Management and is a proud member of the MEAA Actors Equity in Australia.
Bridge Over Troubled Water
(Simon & Garfunkel)
The Rum Tum Tugger
(CATS The Musical)
I Miss Us
(The Gathering - A New Australian Musical)