DANI KLEIN MODISETT is the creator/producer/director of the shows “Afterbirth… stories you won’t read in Parents magazine,” and more recently “Not What I Signed Up For.” These are live storytelling shows where acclaimed actors and writers perform original, refreshingly honest, laugh out loud stories about how becoming parents, and staying married, challenges you in ways you never anticipated.
Dani is also the author/editor of an anthology of stories from Afterbirth that was published by St. Martin’s Press. “Afterbirth” also now has its own podcast on iTunes.
As a writer Dani is a contributor to The Huffington Post, Parents Magazine, the LA Times, Brainchild.com and Momlogic.com. She is currently working on a new book based on “Not What I Signed Up For” about how to stay happily married.
Before writing, she worked regularly as an actress in film and television and as a comic. She worked on Broadway, Off-Broadway, and in movies including “Wall St.,” “The Doors,” and “Money Train.” She was also seen in several episodes of “Law and Order,” and other NBC shows including “Las Vegas” with James Caan. Her solo show “The Move,” about was part of the HBO Aspen Comedy Festival.
Dani taught Stand-up comedy at UCLA and privately for a decade. She is a graduate of Dartmouth College and currently lives in Los Angeles with her husband and two sons.