Daniele Bartolini is a director, installation artist, playwright and performer born in Florence, Italy. He has graduated from the University of Florence and has collaborated with some of the leading Italian companies and artists. Selected performances and art shows include: Ubu Roi (Award Winner of Best Production at PremioGirula 2006),Progetto PPP (by Letizia Russo and Cristina Pezzoli), Every Time you Stretch Your Arms… (Festival Natura Dei Teatri). In 2006, he co-founded DopoLavoroTeatrale where he is the Artistic Director. In August 2013, he premiered his first interactive creation – MIDWAY ALONG THE JOURNEY OF OUR LIFE in Toronto, at the SummerWorks Performance Festival. The show, designed for one audience member at a time, had a sold out run. In February 2014, Daniele was commissioned by the Bata Shoe Museum to create THE LAST SEVEN STEPS OF BARTHOLOMEW S., an original site specific creation for the four galleries of the museum. The show had a sold out and extended run. In August 2014, he premiered his latest creation THE STRANGER at the SummerWorks Performance Festival. Daniele was invited to stage THE STRANGER as part of the youth theatre festival Thespo in Mumbai in 2015.