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Chayton Pabich Danyla

Actor | Writer 

Performance Artist


About Chayton

a multi-hyphenate performance artist.

Chayton is an creator and advocate originally from Atlanta, Georgia. He graduated with honors from Yale University in 2021 with a B.A in Theater and Performance Studies. While at Yale, he studied Acting, Modern Dance, Playwriting, and Musical Theater under the Shen Curriculum.


Chayton is an award-winning performer. Upon graduating Yale, Chayton won the Stanton Wheeler and Marcia Chambers Awards for outstanding contributions to the arts though his solo-work, most notably his thesis performance: FLORES CAÍDOS.

Chayton is also a proud alumnus of the Georgia Governors Honor's Program for Theater Performance (2016). He has been a student, teacher and practitioner of the performing arts all his life, creating work that investigates the untold stories of his communities. Chayton is devoted to bringing the traditionally underrepresented stories to the stage and screen.


His solo-work has focused on Love, Loss, Queer Magic, Latinx heritage, Identity, and the challenges of navigating politically fraught worlds.

In another life, Chayton was an evolutionary biologist who specialized in genetics and researched some Lophotrochozoa. As much as he tries, he cannot escape his background in STEM.

You can stay connected with Chayton via their Instagram @Falconchay, or subscribing to their Newsletter

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Interview for Horizon Theatre's Young Playwrights Festival, featuring new play Sycamore Roots.

YALE DAILY NEWS - Maia Decker  2021

Interview following performance at the third annual All-Nighter Music and Arts Festival.

YALENEWS - Susan Gonzalez.  2021

Interview following Artist collaboration with The Wandering.

YALE DAILY NEWS INTERVIEW with Wei-Ting Shih  2020

Chayton talks Lorca, Love, and Death in his new solo-performance show Flores caídos

YALE ADMISSIONS BLOG - Cassandra Hsaio  2019

Behind the scenes to Sonder festival of One-Act plays

Recent Work

Chayton is actively seeking talent representation in the New York Market. 


He is currently scouting performance venues in Atlanta and New York for his two new solo-performance pieces, STRINGS ATTACHED and FLORES CAIDOS.


Chayton was last seen onstage in September 2023 in Highlands, North Carolina, as part of a conference at the Mountain Retreat and Learning Center.


In May, Chayton acted in Horizon Theatre's 2023 Mainstage production, SUPPORT GROUP FOR MEN


Chayton served as the Social Media Strategist for Stacey Abrams and her 2022 gubernatorial campaign in Georgia.

Starring role as Orlando in 7th Annual Rome Shakespeare Festival's performance of Shakespeare's As You Like It, June, 2022.

Chayton was in-(virtual) residence for Horizon Theatre's 23rd New South Young Playwrights Festival.  June 2021 AJC

He was a featured dancer in the Yale Dance Lab's Spring 2021 video project, directed by Renée Robinson.

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2022 Newsletter

2023 Newsletter

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