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ASSETTA

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 DANIEL 
ASSETTA

ACTOR - SINGER - DANCER

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ABOUT

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"SENSATIONAL
TRIPLE -THREAT"

AUSTRALIAN ARTS REVIEW

Daniel (he/him) is a New York City based actor. Originally from Sydney, Australia, he made his American stage debut earlier this year in the New York City Centre Encores! production of The Light in the Piazza, followed by The MUNY’s production of West Side Story, as well as premiering his new solo show, The Road from Oz at Feinstein's/ 54 Below.

Prior to this, Daniel played ’Samuel Seabury’ and u/s ‘King George III' in the original Australian company of Hamilton and also performed the role of 'Tony' in West Side Story to rave reviews across Australia, New Zealand and Germany including at the iconic Sydney Opera House & Berlin Opera House. Other Australian theatre credits include; 'Al Deluca' in A Chorus Line; ‘Elder Young’ in the original Australian company of The Book of Mormon; ‘The Rum Tum Tugger’ in the Australian & New Zealand revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s CATS; the 10th Anniversary Australasian tour of Wicked; ‘The Ziegfeld Tenor’ in Funny Girl; ‘Luke’ in the world premiere of The Gathering; Follies in Concert; and Curtains.

Daniel is a proud recipient of the prestigious Rob Guest Endowment Award in Australia, which led to opportunities to perform internationally. He has also appeared on televised performances for ABC News Breakfast, NYE: The Early Night Show, Carols in The Domain, Carols By Candlelight, The ARIA Awards and Twisted Broadway concerts.

Over the last couple of years, Daniel produced, co-wrote, and performed alongside his sister, Chiara, in 
Siblingship which was awarded the winner of 'Best Cabaret' in BroadwayWorld Australia Awards 2020. Siblingship  played to sold-out audiences across major Australian cities. As well as a solo cabaret, Songs Unsung, performed across Sydney, in Sole Sessions, at Claire's Kitchen and the Darlinghurst Theatre Company's Red Carpet Cabaret.

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"EXCEPTIONAL"

SYDNEY MORNING HERALD

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Daniel performed in the 2023 New York City Center Encores! production of The Light in the Piazza, understudying the role of Fabrizio Naccarelli. Directed by Chay Yew.

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Daniel made his MUNY debut as 'A-Rab' in the 2023 production of West Side Story. Direction by Rob Ruggerio & Choreography by Parker Esse.

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Daniel appeared in the original Australian company of HAMILTON,  as 'Samuel Seabury' & 'King George III' u/s at Melbourne's Her Majesty's Theatre & the Sydney Lyric Theatre.

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