Dan Bernitt is an American author, playwright, and performer. His solo performances include Yelling at Bananas
in Whole Foods; Phi Alpha Gamma; and
Thanks for the Scabies, Jerkface!; among others. His work has been featured in venues across the United States, as well as in Ireland and Italy. A recipient of the Robert Chesley Award for Lesbian and Gay Playwriting, both his books, Dose: Plays & Monologues and Phi Alpha Gamma, were named finalists for the Lambda Literary Award.
He holds an MFA in Playwriting from The New School, where he studied with Jon Robin Baitz and Christopher Shinn. As a guest artist, he has performed and taught workshops at numerous colleges and universities in the United States. He serves on the faculty of the Kentucky Governor's School for the Arts.
He lives in Brooklyn.