Meet the Playwright & Actor Behind Body/Courage

Danielle Pinnock is a graduate of Temple University and received her MFA in Acting with First Distinction Honors from the Birmingham School of Acting (United Kingdom). This February, Body/Courage received its World Premiere with Rivendell Theatre Ensemble and Waltzing Mechanics. She has studied with famed solo performer and documentary theater playwright Anna Deavere Smith and is a 2015 Bob Curry Fellow with The Second City. Danielle has recently appeared in Twist Your Dickens, The Second City and Goodman Theatre’s 2015 comedic holiday production; The Second City’s 2015 NBC Universal Break Out Comedy Festival; Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992 with The Other Theatre Company; and as an understudy in the Goodman Theatre’s By the Way, Meet Vera Stark. Her written work about body awareness has been featured on Buzzfeed and other publications.