Daniel Chapman Smith, Co-Founder & Program Director
A Co-Founder of Project: Humanity, Daniel has spearheaded clothing drives, eco events and Tokens4Change (with Youth Without Shelter). He has also developed and facilitated programming for youth in schools and shelters across the GTA.
As an actor, Daniel has appeared with Soulpepper, Burning Passions, Lonesome Crowded West and BLR Studios. His formal training was at Ryerson Theatre School, and the Claude Watson Arts program before that. Daniel also has a strong dance and music background.
Daniel’s non-professional passions include his family, ultimate frisbee and tango.
Andrew is a Toronto-based playwright, actor, director, dramaturg, and community arts worker. He's been creative director of Project: Humanity since 2009. Playwright of The Middle Place, Small Axe, and Wormwood, Andrew’s writing has been described as “more than dramatized social work.” A four-time Dora Award nominee (twice for writing, twice for performance), Andrew is a graduate of the University of Alberta’s BFA Acting program as well as a Loran Scholar. In 2011, his play The Middle Place picked up the Toronto Theatre Critics' Award for Best Production. In 2013 he received the U of A’s Alumni Horizon Award in recognition of his verbatim theatre practice. Along with his work at Project: Humanity, he is associate director at Crow's Theatre and playwright-in-residence at Tarragon Theatre.