Dan Webber is an award winning LGBTQ+ Spoken Word artist based in Derby.
He has appeared at Edinburgh Festival Fringe, The RSC, YNOT Festival, Leicester Comedy Festival, Reading Fringe Festival, Faversham Fringe, Nottingham Poetry Festival, Derby Poetry Festival, Queer As Jokes London and Incite at The Phoenix Artists Club.
Dan has supported Robb Johnson and Joe Solo and appeared alongside LGBTQ+ Poet Laureate Trudy Howson.
In 2016 he was named BBC Local Poet for Derby for National Poetry Day, in February 2018 performed as part of the 25th Birthday celebration for Leicester Comedy Festival and in 2019 competed in the inaugural Comedy Bloomers LGBT Comedian of the Year awards.
Dan has performed digitally at The Hollywood Fringe Festival Virtual Cabaret, Southend-On-Sea Pride, Leeds LGBT Literature Festival, Provisional Art’s Loud and Queer Extravaganza, Gloucester Pride, Warwickshire Pride, Southend-On-Sea Pride and as Part of Nottstopping Festival.
His first collection 'Genre Fluid' a study into labels in the arts, in everyday life and in the :GBTQ+ community was published by Big White Shed in June 2019. A Show of the book was named 'Best Solo Show' at Morecambe Fringe in 2020.