Dan Hurlin

Performing Arts, 2002

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 and Accomplishments

2010: Hurlin receives a MAP Fund grant

2010: Hurlin is the subject of the new documentary, _Puppet_, directed by David Soll

2009: Hurlin receives United States Arists fellowship

2004: Hurlin receives CalArts Alpert Award in the Arts

2004: Hurlin receives Union Internationale de la Marionette Citation for Excellence

2003: Hurlin receives National Endowment for the Arts grant