Theatre and Dance


Daniel Hahn

Daniel Hahn is the Director of Education for Cleveland's Great Lakes Theater, and is responsible for creating and maintaining a range of education programs for both students and adults throughout Northeast Ohio.  Mr. Hahn graduated summa cum laude from both Baldwin Wallace University (B.A., Theatre) and the University of Akron (M.A.,Theatre).  He served as supervisor of the Great Lakes Theater School Residency Program for four years where he worked as an actor-teacher during the 1995-96 season.  Mr. Hahn is also a graduate of New York City's American Music and Dramatic Academy as well as the National Shakespeare Conservatory's acting program.  As an actor Mr. Hahn has appeared in numerous productions including The Diary of Adam and Eve in Volgograd, Russia and  Hedda Gabler at Dobama Theatre.  As a director he staged the 1999 All-Ohio Show in Columbus, the Great Lakes Theater touring educational outreach plays Met by Moonlight and Before the Storm, as well as Macbeth at Baldwin Wallace University in the spring semester of 2008.   As an educator he teaches Theater Management and Production as well as Creative Dramatics at Baldwin Wallace University. As a playwright, his short comedy Naked Arizona has been selected as one of six national winners in Arizona State University's centennial playwrighting competition and received a staged reading at the Phoenix Theatre as well as a full production at ASU in October 2011.  His one-act play Seeing Red toured regionally for GLT in the spring of 2008, as did  Before the Storm in 2007, and his ten-minute play Rosie's Turn launched the GLT's 2005 touring production Seven Ages Mr. Hahn produces and adjudicates a student play writing competition at Lorain County Community College each spring, judges GLT's annual A Christmas Carol Writing Contest in Cleveland as well as Dobama's annual Marilyn Bianchi's Kids' Playwriting Competition.

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