Daniel Florio is an actor, writer, director, and producer living in Astoria, NY. He is the founder of the Grape Dutches of York since it was a rag-tag group of friends, to now a larger group of rag-tag friends making comedy. Daniel has studied at the UCB with teachers such as Anthony Atamanuik, Ryan Karels, and Shannon O’Neill. He also can be seen performing with his improv team PEPES, under the tutelage of T.J. Mannix. Daniel is also the winner of “Best Screenplay” at the Winter Film Awards this past winter. He is proud of his accomplishments with the Dutches and hopes to take it even further in the future.