Deaf and star of a Broadway musical: Daniel Durant doesn't have to hear the music to make you love it

The young YouTube star makes his Broadway debut in Spring Awakening

Published October 9, 2015 4:25PM (EDT)

Daniel Durant, 25, is breaking boundaries as Moritz in Deaf West Theatre's production of "Spring Awakening." In his Broadway debut the actor, who plays an insecure teenager confused about sexuality, commands attention with his animated facial expressions and touching movements. Watch his story below:

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