Dan walking on a dusty path on the Frioul islands outside of Marseille, France

DAN BARRA-BERGER

Storytelling. Adventure. Comedy.

Nothing worth having comes without some kind of fight. - Bruce Cockburn

Dan Barra-Berger is a blind storyteller, stand-up comic, actor, and adventurer who speaks about (among other things) living and travelling as a blind person, adapting to new situations, and disability advocacy. 

Dan is an approachable person with a disability who tells relatable and memorable stories. While he doesn't identify as an "inspirational speaker," he is an eloquent and enthusiastic advocate for anyone who wants to learn, laugh, and follow their own path.

 

ABOUT DAN

Dan is a blind storyteller, actor, and stand-up comedian based in Toronto, Canada. A traveller and adventurer, Dan has always wanted to make a positive impact on others' lives, and through his storytelling and comedy he's found a way to do just that.

With a casual, tongue-in-cheek approach combined with a unique perspective, Dan helps audiences break down expectations, overcome barriers and challenges, and take steps towards achieving their goals.

Follow the links at the top of the page to learn more!

Dan walking down stairs in Marseille, France
 

What People Are Saying About Dan

 
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"Dan is an advocate for barrier-free arts and culture. He is a wonderful speaker, who can communicate important messages about accessibility in a compelling and hilarious package."

Liviya Mendelsohn - Director, Accessibility and Inclusion, Miles Nadal JCC; Artistic Director, ReelAbilities Film Festival

Take a look below to see some of the businesses, events, and organizations Dan has collaborated with in the past. If you’re interested in booking Dan for your upcoming event, simply get in touch.

ReelAbilities Film Festival Logo
CNIB Foundation logo
CBC Comedy Next Up Competition
Toronto Comedy Brawl logo
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Other Comedy Showcase logo
 

Accessibility disclaimer: I've built this page to a standard that works best for my vision. I've tested it with the zoom and screen reader apps I've got access to, but I know I haven't been able to cover all of them. If there are any issues you come across, please let me know and I'll make the changes to the best of my ability.