Born and raised in Los Angeles, Dane developed a love for theatre early in life, first taking the stage in pre-school at The Country School's annual variety show, and he started performing professionally at age 14 at the Santa Monica Playhouse.

Dane attended the performing arts magnet at Van Nuys High School where he continued to grow his love for the stage performing in the schools plays and musicals. Next he enrolled in the BFA program at the California Institute Of The Arts earning his degree in acting.

Dane continued to work steadily in Los Angeles working for theatre companies like A Noise Within, Civic Light Opera of South Bay Cities, The Norris Center, and Cabrillo Music Theatre.

It wasn't long before Dane landed one of his dream roles playing Franz in Rock Of Ages in the Las Vegas company at The Venetian. Dane quickly became a fan favorite, garnering buzz for his backstage sketch comedy on Rock Of Ages' YouTube channel.

You can currently see Dane reprising his role as Franz in the 10th Anniversary production of Rock Of Ages at New World Stages in NYC, where Dane resides with his wife Beth and their two pups Tom and Dimitri