Dan Hurlin

Updated
30 Nov 2016

Dan Hurlin currently teaches performance art, dance, and puppetry at Sarah Lawrence College, where he also serves as the director of the graduate program in theater. Twice a fellow at the MacDowell Colony, he is the recipient of a 2002 fellowship in choreography from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, a 2004 Alpert Award in the Arts for theater, the 2008 United States Artists Prudential Fellowship in theater, and the 2013/14 Jesse Howard Junior Rome Prize Fellowship in visual art at the American Academy in Rome. Hurlin's theater and puppetry work has received the OBIE Award, the New York Dance and Performance Award (also known as a "Bessie"), and the UNIMA (Union Internationale de la Marionette) Citation of Excellence. He has performed with Ping Chong, Janie Geiser, and Jeffrey M. Jones, and has directed premieres of works by Erik Ehn, Lisa Kron, Holly Hughes, Dan Froot, and John C. Russell, among others. In 2015, Hurlin served as a Performance LOI panelist.