Dan Reichel has taught Theatre Arts for over 30 years. As a professional director and actor, he has appeared in or directed over 100 stage productions. He moved to Tucson in 1989 from Chicago, Il. were he taught, coached and directed such actors as Jennifer Beals, Daryl Hannah, Anne Heche and Billy Zane helping them start their professional careers. After teaching at the U of A while working on his graduate degree in Theatre History and Criticism, he took a job at the St. Gregory College Preparatory School where he developed their Theatre and Performing Arts Program and helped design and build a state of the art theatre. He is now developing plans for an independent performance school and theatre company named: Speak The Speech Theatre.