In August 2017, Dan moved to Austin, Texas to pursue his MFA in Playwriting at the University of Texas. Currently, he works as a senior writer with Consequence of Sound, and has also written for The A.V. Club, Pitchfork, Vox, and Comic Book Resources. In the past, his plays have been produced by Chicago Dramatists, The One-Minute Play Festival, The Right Brain Project, The Ruckus, and many more. His play Matawan—which centers on the Jersey Shore Shark Attacks of 1916—was a Finalist for the O'Neill National Playwrights Conference in 2013. His favorite musician is Stephen Malkmus (both Pavement and solo work).