About Dannii Cohen

Dannii Cohen is an author, producer and radio-host with a diploma in psychology. She is a former columnist for Life Hack, The Feminine Collective, The Gay UK and many other magazines.

My name is Dannii Cohen, I am a former performer and psychologist turned author, producer and radio host.

I am the host of the twice monthly radio podcast Behind the Mirror of Music where I  am joined by the biggest names in musical theatre history for a journey through the rich archive of the musicals and the stories behind the shows.

As a person living with autistic borderline and PTSD it can be hard to focus on who you are and what you are doing. This is why it has taken me a long time to make sense of myself and my life, especially as most of my days are filled with self doubt. Despite this I want to be part of this world and reach out to everyone through art, music, laughter and simply by helping out where I can.

This is why I created Divine Varod Productions. It is my world in a sense; the place where I collect my thoughts. The home to share with the world what I am doing at this very moment.

What We’re Up To:

Phantoms for Leroux

A fundraiser for La Cave de Gaston Leroux

Behind the Mirror of Music

A twice monthly radio show for Theatreland Radio

Bring Back Brittas

A campaign to bring back the TV series Brittas Empire

Early career:

Late 90’s/00’s: Touring the Netherlands/UK with self written one women musical comedies.

Late 90’s/00’s: Starring in local musical theatre productions the Netherlands/UK (Including Christine Daaé in a local production of “The Phantom of the Opera”)

Late 90’s/00’s: Cameos on Dutch TV shows

Late 90’s/00’s: Comedy writer (BBC Radio, Dutch TV. Script for unfilmed Rik Mayall BBC TV pilot)

Late ’00’s/early 10’s: Writing, creating, directing Children’s musicals.

Late ’00’s/10’s: Copy writer and researcher British media

Late ’00’s/10’s: Study psychology

Mid/Late 10’s: Writer for several online psychology and lifestyle magazines
Late 10’s: Online event organiser/producer

Late 10’s: Social media manager for Chris Barrie Fans and Danny John-Jules’ “I’ve Got to Be Me” theatre tour

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