Dani has been a Production Manager for Decadent Theatre Company for Vernon God Little (2015), The Quare Land (2010) and Here We Are Again Still (2009).
She also worked as a script reader for Galway Theatre Festival (2009). Dani is interested in literary adaptation and is moving into this area with theatre projects in 2016/2017.
As Director of Cúirt International Festival of Literature, Dani has successfully won and delivered three major European Project Awards: Read Me Live (2011) The Crossroads of European Literature (2013) and Sharing the World (2015-2016). Dani has given talks on European funding as well as chairing panel events on the topic. She is an advisor to the Galway2020 bid to be European Capital of Culture.
At Cúirt Dani has built international partnerships, managing: exchanges, residencies, live event streaming, and presentations in association with partners in: Slovenia, Italy, Croatia and Canada.
She has extensive experience in: partnership liaison, funding, audience development, budgeting, Marketing, PR, and team management.
She has served as President of the judicial panel for the Crystal Award at the Vilenica International Literary Festival, Slovenia, and was an invited guest of the International Festival of Authors, Toronto in 2012 and 2014.