Aldervan Daly began performing in his hometown of Mobile, Al, at the Playhouse in the Park, a children's theater. He appeared as everything from a dragon and a toy soldier to the inevitable boy next door during his Playhouse. He also did community theater, performing in shows like Zorba, The Music Man, Hello, Dolly, and Fiddler on the Roof.
Off to college in Memphis, Aldervan sang in his college choir and performed in shows at his college. After college, he remained in Memphis and did a lot of theater, including his first professional role. His favorite shows in Memphis include "The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe," "Annie," "The Glass Menagerie," "Once Upon A Mattress," and "I Am Not Rappaport." His favorite was playing Seymour in "Little Shop Of Horror." His first professional role was in "A Day in Hollywood /A Night in Ukraine," where he played the Chico character. After leaving Memphis and receiving his Master's Degree at Virginia Tech in Arts Administration, he continued to sing and perform. When he moved to New York, he started doing cabaret.
His first show was presented at the Duplex in the West Village. It was entitled "Songs My Therapist Says I Should Not Sing," he then attended the Eugene O'Neil Cabaret Conference studying with Barry Klienbort and Penny Fuller. His next show at the Duplex was "Taking a Chance On Love," he followed that up with "Here I Go Again" at the Laurie Beechman Theater. His favorite show thus far was the salute to Nancy Wilson's 1964 Album HOW GLAD I AM.
His 2023 show, SONGS I WANT TO SING NOW, traced his journey from Mobile, AL, to New York City in song and story, from single life to marriage and parenthood. The show played on April 21 and 23, 2023, at Don't Tell Mamas on West 46th Street in Manhattan.
He is now working on an album of songs tracing his cabaret journey thus far and a new show for 2024. He continues to explore songs and stories that are both thoughtful and explore this crazy world.
Aldervan lives in Brooklyn with his teenage son and husband.