About Daniel Stockton
Daniel was born in Los Angeles, California and has had a passion for performing from a very young age. In 2015, he decided to produce a small concert in a London pub with dear friend Bryher Scudamore (BBC Producer-'That's Life') which sold out instantly. Since then, he has staged many concerts in South East London and is now expanding to different venues around the UK.
Training: Daniel gained a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Theatre and a minor in French from Morehead State University in Kentucky, and trained professionally as an actor at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City.
Theatre: Recent credits include: Nicely Nicely Johnson in Guys And Dolls directed by Nick Winston at Kilworth House. Dame Dolly Dumpling in Sleeping Beauty at The Towngate Theatre, Herman The Henchman (opposite Priscilla Presley) in Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs directed by Warwick Davis, Dame Tuck in Robin Hood at the Oxford Playhouse, MAF/cover Edna Turnblad in Hairspray UK Tour, Joey in Sister Act UK Tour, The Cowardly Lion in The Wizard of Oz at The Woodville Halls, choir member in the Les Miserables 25th Anniversary Concert at London’s O2 Arena, Roscoe ‘Fatty ‘ Arbuckle in the original cast of Sweet FA at the New Theatre Royal, Portsmouth and Jamie in My Fair Lady at the Aberystwyth Arts Centre in Wales directed by Michael Bogdanov. In the West End he has understudied and played Enjolras, Thernardier, Grantaire, Factory Foreman and The Bishop of Digne in Les Miserables, and also on the National Tour.
Other credits include: Audrey II in Little Shop of Horrors, Oliver ‘Daddy’ Warbucks in Annie, Swing/Cover Stewpot in Trevor Nunn’s version of South Pacific at the Royal National Theatre, and originated the roles of The Parrot in Tom Eyen’s Melody of the Glittering Parrot and Stefan Lane in Phil Willmott’s Dick Daredevil.
In the USA he starred in The Shadow Box, Waiting In The Wings, The Crucible and The Art of Dining (all for the American Academy of Dramatic Arts) and in La Ronde, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, The Apple Tree: The Diary of Adam and Eve, Anything Goes and Romeo and Juliet (all for Morehead State University).
Television: His TV credits include Secret Invasion (Marvel Studios) The Power (Amazon) The Mystery of Marilyn Monroe: The Unheard Tapes (Netflix) all being released autumn 2022. A Day In The Life of Windsor Castle for the BBC where he was delighted to be asked to sing for Her Majesty, The Queen and President, Jacques Chirac alongside other notable Les Miserables cast members to celebrate the Entente Cordiale. Daniel also appeared on This Morning with Richard and Judy (Les Miserables tour promotion).
Film: He also made an appearance in the feature film Career Girls directed by Mike Leigh.
Concert: Daniel is a producer/performer of the popular WestEnd@ in Crystal Palace. He has also performed in numerous concerts including Les Miscellaneous with Colm Wilkinson and Les Miserables in Concert, Cardiff Castle.
Daniel is an American National Irene Ryan Award nominee for his portrayal of Harold in Paul Zindel’s Amulets Against The Dragon Forces.