Bernhard & Paul

We next introduce two actors who are making this show possible by taking on an impressive SEVEN roles between them!

Dan Slavin (@danielpslavin) features as Bernhard Förster, a deeply anti-Semitic man and Elisabeth’s eventual husband; he also plays Fritz’s childhood friend Jakob Deussen and sings in our trio of soldiers. Mowgli Giannitti (@mowgli.satyrdagg) appears as Paul Rée, a Jewish intellectual and one of Nietzsche’s closest friends; he also plays childhood friend Carl von Gersdoff, Fritz’s later-life friend and editor Peter Gast, and is also in our soldier trio.

Dan Slavin is an actor, singer, and songwriter from Glens Falls, NY. He attended the University of Rochester where he performed with the Midnight Ramblers, and studied voice at the Eastman School of Music. Dan has performed all over the country doing a cappella, musical theatre, and occasionally improv comedy. Over the past few years, Dan has also discovered a passion for songwriting and his original music can be found on Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon, YouTube and more. Previous roles include Dave in The Full Monty, Hertz Klineman in Rock of Ages, Brocklehurst/Vicar in Jane Eyre, Lancelot in Spamalot, Shrek in Shrek the Musical, and Jean Valjean in Les Miserables.

Mowgli Giannitti is an active Singer, Composer, and Bassist, regularly performing in a variety of projects across the Northeast in a variety of styles including Opera, Jazz, Bluegrass/Old-Time, Rock, and more. Since graduating from Bennington College with a focus on composition, he has collaborated with award-winning artists such as Souleymane Badolo, Edmar Colon, David Montgomery, Bertram Lehmann, Kitty Brazelton and Maxine Linehan, in a range of projects. Currently, he is composing/fronting a gospel-inspired Jazz/Rock Opera, Satyrdagg, as well as singing and playing bass in Terrible Mountain String Band, The Reflexions, The Heavy Nettles, and performing the role of Alypius in Kitty Brazelton’s developing opera, The Art of Memory. Mowgli currently serves as music faculty and choir director at The Long Trail School, in Dorset VT.

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