Specializing in Production, Press and Event Photography.
Dan Norman is a Minneapolis Theatre Photographer. He believes in making your work shine. Dan has photographed countless shows in the Minneapolis and Saint Paul area. He captures and creates memorable moments that will stand out long after your show has finished. Dan’s work stands out above the rest due to his passion for the arts. Not only does he photograph productions, but he is intimately involved in the Minneapolis theatre community. He builds and runs theatre productions making sure every detail looks amazing. One thing is certain; You will love Dan’s work.
- Dan was introduced to photography in a middle school industrial arts class
- Dan’s first camera was a Canon A-1 film camera and he worked out of a darkroom in his basement.
- When he is not taking photos, Dan spends his time as a carpenter building scenery for Children’s Theatre Company or running shows backstage as a stagehand.
- Having a carpentry background, Dan is also working on building a solo canoe for trips to the Boundry Waters Canoe Area.
- When taking photos, He will almost always be wearing his favorite Stormy Kromer hat.
See What Others are saying about Dan Norman
"Dan Norman is a fantastic photographer for anticipating and capturing fleeting moments of action and thought. His skill at capturing the ephemeral qualities of live performance is brilliant."− John Heimbuch (Co-Artistic Director of Walking Shadow Theatre Company)
"Thanks so much for your gorgeous work! You simply rock! It is a great joy to have your talent and good eye in our lives!"− Peter Brosius (Artistic Director at Children's Theatre Company)
"Dan Norman is among the very best photographers working in the Twin Cities today. For the past 5 years I have relied on to Dan to create beautiful, poignant and breathtaking shots from both studio and live performances."− Daniel Stark (Choreographer)
" WOW! Dan Norman captures some stunning images!"− Betty Butler (Co-Founder/Artistic Director at Circus Juventas)
"Once again your magic eyes have captured the essence of a show, perhaps at your first viewing. I have costumed several shows for Walking Shadow Theater Company and have cherished each photo you have taken for those shows. You are truly gifted. Thank You!"− Amy Hill
"Most peoples brains are hindered by separation, a left hemisphere (logical, scientific) and a right hemisphere (intuitive, artistic, passionate) magically there is no separation in Dan's mind. The inspiring beauty of his photos are matched only by the technical expertise it takes to create them."− Joel Nelson (Photographer, Collaborator)
"These photos are wonderful! You do an excellent job of catching action shots - which not all photographers do so well. Thank you so much!"− Kirsten Stephens (Laughing Nomad Productions)
"It is always a pleasure working with Dan to photograph my events. His talented work has captured my creations in a beautiful way, time and time again, catching both the details and the drama in his work. He is a true professional"− Ryan Hanson (BeEvents)
"Holy cow! Taking a peek at the photos by Dan Norman from this year's Haunted Basement shoot. AMAZING."− The Soap Factory