Actor, Writer, Director, Coach, Producer and bartender. Creator of “A Life Behind Bars,” returning to the 2019 HFF! Winner of the 2018 HFF “Producers Encore Award,” the 2018 NYC Bistro Award for “Outstanding Solo Play,” the 2018 NYCMAC Award for “Best Spoken Word,” and the 2018 “Martha Hill Newell Playwright Fund” Grant. “A Life Behind Bars” was also honored as a 2016 United Solo Festival for “Best Autobiographical Show.” Dan is a contributing writer for W42ST Magazine and the Clyde Fitch Report. Dan made his Los Angeles debut in 2018 as part of the Whitefire Theatre’s Solofest. Dan Ruth lives in Brooklyn, NY and makes a mean martini.