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DAHN HIUNI is a Tel Aviv-based Israeli-American playwright, visual artist, graphic designer and academic. His new play SICK recently had its world premiere at The Broadwater MainStage in Hollywood, to great acclaim. Previously, SICK won West Hollywood's Pride Arts Festival Playwriting Competition and was presented live on Zoom and Facebook in June 2020. Mr. Hiuni's previous full-length play Murmurs & Incantations was produced as part of the 2016 New York International Fringe Festival, at the historic Soho Playhouse, where it won the Award for Excellence in Playwriting. Murmurs was also presented as an immersive theatre experience in former Chelsea art gallery, Mixed Greens, in 2013. Mr. Hiuni was recently invited to the prestigious Desert Playwrights' Retreat where he began his next play.

As solo performance artist, Mr. Hiuni has been presented at such venerable

New York venues as P.S. 122, Franklin Furnace, Artists Space and Thread Waxing Space. Other performance venues include the Cleveland Performance Art Festival, the Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, the Art Gallery of Ontario and the Lancaster Museum of Art. His video performance "Twentieth Century Art" is part of the permanent collection of the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis. Mr. Hiuni's work has appeared in The New York Times, The Huffington Post, Playbill, and The Dramatist, the magazine of the Dramatists Guild of America,

of which he is a proud member.

A multi-disciplinary artist, Mr. Hiuni's work extends into the fields of visual art and graphic design. He has had many exhibition in the United States and Canada, and has many design clients around the world. As professor, he has taught at Pratt Institute, School of Visual Arts, FIT, Hofstra, Bucknell, SUNY, The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Museum of Modern Art, Provincetown Art Association & Museum, and at the National Theatre School of Canada. He holds an MFA in studio art and an interdisciplinary PhD (Performance Studies/Art History/Art Education), both from Penn State. Mr. Hiuni is Director of The Blank Theatre's Young Playwrights' Academy and a Distinguished Instructor at UCLA Extension. 

For graphic design, please visit  dahndesigns.com

 

 

 

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