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Midland University - Fremont, Ne
 
 
 

Dan Hays

Dan Hays

Director of Theater Activities
Office: 
Kimmel
Phone Number: 
402-941-6390
Email Address: 
hays [at] midlandu.edu

Dan P. Hays began at Midland University in January of 2014. Before coming to Midland, Dan was an Associate Professor of Theatre and Coordinator of Musical Theatre at Nebraska Wesleyan University. Before that, he was a longtime High School Choral Director at Elkhorn High School in Elkhorn, Nebraska, and Blair High School in Blair, Nebraska. Dan is a member of Actor's Equity (the professional actor's union) since 1988. He is an Associate Director for The Young Americans, which is a California-based semi-professional performance group. Dan has been a professional actor, director, musical director, and choreographer. He has been awarded the Gary Thomas Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Nebraska at Kearney, the Show Choir Camps of America Outstanding Teacher of the Year, the Outstanding Young Music Educator Award from the Nebraska Music Educator's Association, the Outstanding Young Music Educator Award from the Nebraska Choral Director's Association, the Sertoma Club's Man of the Year award, and the Golden Apple Educator award.