Dan Hurlin Hiroshima Maiden

Dan Hurlin

Dan Hurlin has been creating original puppet theater since 1980. His work has been presented widely at such spaces as New York’s The Kitchen and Dance Theater Workshop; Minneapolis’ Walker Art Center; the Duke University Institute for the Arts; and the Flynn Theater for the Performing Arts in Burlington, Vermont. He has been awarded funding from the Greenwall Foundation, Art Matters, the Peg Santvoord Foundation, The New England Foundation for the Arts, and the NEA. From 1980–93, Hurlin was the artistic director of Andy’s Summer Playhouse in Wilton, New Hampshire, a program that facilitates creative collaborations between children ages 8-18 and internationally acclaimed artists.


Awards & Accomplishments

  • 2010

    Documentary

    Hurlin is the subject of the new documentary, Puppet, directed by David Soll

  • 2010

    Grant

    Hurlin receives a MAP Fund grant

  • 2009

    Fellowship

    Hurlin receives United States Arists fellowship

  • 2003

    Grant

    Hurlin receives National Endowment for the Arts grant

  • 2004

    Award

    Hurlin receives Union Internationale de la Marionette Citation for Excellence

  • 2004

    Award

    Hurlin receives CalArts Alpert Award in the Arts

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