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Daniel Foley trained for the stage at The Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama where he won The Percival Steeds Prize and Royal Lyceum Awards. In 1992 he studied Wayang Kulit in East Java with the great Pak Suleman. In Japan he has trained with Yoh Izumo.

Seasons: The Lyric Belfast, Canterbury, Belgrade Coventry, Edinburgh Lyceum, Glasgow Citizens, Harrogate, Leeds Playhouse, Haymarket Leicester, Phoenix Leicester, Perth Rep, Pitlochry Festival Theatre, Southern Exchange Company.

London: Bridge Lane, The Finborough, Hampstead Theatre, Jackson's Lane, Kingshead, I.C.A, Latchmere Theatre, Lyric Hammersmith, Man In The Moon, New End Theatre, Holly Lodge Theatre, Old Red Lion, Pentameters, The Rose Theatre, The Poetry Cafe, St. Bride's, Teatro Technis, Tramshed Woolwich, Young Vic, The White Bear.

Tours: The Cherub Company, The Garnett Foundation, The Globe Players, London Drama Group, New Shakespeare Company, Yorick Theatre Company, Theatre Plastique, Founder Member of Performance Exchange.

Abroad: The Studio-Arnhem, Belltable-Limerick, Munye Theatre-Seoul, Colombia Actors Rep, Nunn's Island-Galway, Mountain Actors Conservatory, Actors Ensemble-Hong Kong, Theatreworks Palo Alto, Sierra Repertory Theatre, Tokyo Actors Repertory, Taki-On Theatre Company, The Globe-Tokyo, La Lumiere de la Fortune, California Stage Company, Dujbrovnik Shakespeare Festival, Idaho Shakespeare Festival, Utah Shakespeare Festival.

Has appeared in more than 200 stage productions and has performed on every continent and in 75 countries around the globe. With Performance Exchange over 100 stage productions and tours to 37 countries including European Arts Festival Berlin, London Int. Fest. of Theatre, Shakespeare Festival Cologne, Seoul Shakespeare Festival, Lisbon Festival, Arezzo Int. Theatre Festival, Tampere Int. Theatre Festival, Edinburgh Fringe Festival (12 years), RufReaktor Berlin, Atlantic Fringe Festival-Halifax Nova Scotia, Brighton Fringe, Buxton Festival Fringe, Hong Kong City Festival (26 years), U.K. Cathedral Tour (Samson Agonistes), Skibbereen Arts Festival and for The British Council, tours to Germany, Sri Lanka, Hong Kong and Korea. In 1988 travelled overland from London to Hong Kong (including the Trans-Siberian, Moscow to Beijing) to perform at the Hong Kong City Festival.

 Title roles: Hamlet (2 productions), Macbeth (2 productions), Oedipus, Billy Bishop, Pericles, Giacomo Puccini, Antonin Artaud, Edwin Booth, Tiresias, Vsevolod Meyerhold, Sherlock Holmes, Richard Burbage, Charles Dickens, Dracula (2 productions), Astrov, Mark Twain, Don Juan, plus Frank-Educating Rita, Francis Hardy-Faith Healer, Brutus-Julius Caesar, Anton Chekov-Dear Writer Dear Actress, Frederick Treves-The Elephant Man, B.F. Pinkerton-Madam Butterfly, Prospero-Tempest, Salieri-Mozart and Salieri, Lear-Fool and Lear, Bonneface-Hotel Paradiso, Ho Chi Minh-The Prison Diary Of Ho Chi Minh, Lord Washizu-Throne Of Blood, Anton Chekov-The Final Chapter, Thomas Becket-Murder In The Cathedral, The Professor-Mundo Overloadus, George-The Leap, Lafcadio Hearn-Ghost Tales, Agemmemnon-Clytemnestra, Dr. Watson-Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Watson-The Return of Sherlock Holmes, Macduff-Macbeth, Hamm-Endgame, Palamon-The Two Noble Kinsmen, Chorus/Friar Laurence-Romeo and Juliet, Thomas Pope-Pope's Ramble, Colin-Benefactors, Xerxes-The Persians, Creon-The Theban Plays, Krapp-Krapp's Last Tape, Lysander-A Midsummer Night's Dream, Baldo-A Touch Of Spring, Tom Joad-Grapes of Wrath, Voynitsky-The Wood Demon, Ivan Ivanovich Nyukin-The Harmfulness of Tobacco, Malcolm-Macbeth, The Fool-King Lear, Lebeziatnykov-Crime and Punishment, Pompey-Antony and Cleopatra, Polixenes-The Winter's Tale, George Milton-Of Mice and Men (2 productions), Eagle Sam-Gold Rush, Sebastian-Twelfth Night, Lt. Seymour-Billy Budd, James Earl Ray-Who Killed Martin Luther King, Dr. Freud-Hamlet By Freud, Henry Hackemore-Seduced, Mazon-Killers Head, Elis Heyst-Easter, etc. Plus British Prems. of Loose Ends, Inner Voices, Short Eyes, The Worker Knows 300 Words, The Police, History of Vasco.

Solo Performances: The Best of Shakespeare, Shakespeare's Greatest Hits, Shakespeare's Kings and Clowns, Shakespeare For Dummies, Shakespeare For Dummies-The Final Frontier, Shakespeare For Beginners, An Evening With Mark Twain, Pope's Ramble, 5 Hamlets, 6 Othellos, Victims and Preachers, An Evening of Irish Drama, The True Tale Of The Life And Death Of Billy The Kid As Told BY Pat Garrett, An Evening With Edwin Booth, Player King, Edward Alleyn Esq. Actor, Dinner With Beckett, Burbage, Big Ears...The Dog That Wanted To Fly, Charles Dickens A Christmas Celebration, The Man Who Knew Everyone.

Film and Television: Ragtime, Majdhar, How Sleep The Brave, The Beginning, World's End, Oppenheimer, Master of The Game, The Poor Weaver, Dream Date, Secret Life of A Geisha, Spy Sorge, Ryomaden and the film shorts Lear Alone and Artaud Silence.

Radio: Has broadcast for BBC World Service and NHK Japan.

Directing: More than 50 productions, from Aeschylus to Beckett, Shakespeare to Sam Shepard. Won Best Director Awards at 1982 and 1983 Arezzo Int. Festival of Theatre. Has directed the short films A Plea To Oedipus, The Woman, The Unlucky Critic.

Writing: (Plays) Memory (recently performed at English Theatre Festival, Berlin) Burn, Liberty, Upmarket Panatelas or a Puff for Mr. Gomez, Pope's Ramble, An Evening With Edwin Booth, Madam Butterfly, The Colonel And The Coolie, Clytemnestra, Player King, Cowboy Dreams, Prometheus 2050, The Gentlest Giant, Big Ears...The Dog That Wanted To Fly.