Rialto Center for the Arts

Daniel Weingarten

Daniel Weingarten was born on March 13, 1992 in Los Angeles, CA. At 20 years of age, he is a rising Senior at Emory University in Atlanta, GA, where he is pursuing a degree in Creative Writing. A writer, comedian, and actor, he loves the word, and the presentation of it. He has competed on multiple national slam teams, which include: 2010 I.E. Youth Slam Team (BNV); 2010 L.A. Adult Slam Team (NPS – Ranked 31st); 2011  Emory Slam Team (CUPSI – Ranked 21st); and the 2012 Emory Slam Team (CUPSI – Ranked 5th).

He has performed at prestigious venues such as Da Poetry Lounge (LA), Nuyorican Poets Cafe (NY), The Comedy Store (LA), and Comedy Strip Live (NY). In 2011, he was the close-out speaker for TedxPeachtree. A year earlier, he opened for Emory’s State of Race event ft. CNN anchor, Soledad O’Brien. Additionally, he is the founder and current president of Emory’s spoken word organization, , Minds on Mic.

Return to 2012 presenter roster.

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