Daniel HENNING is the Founding Artistic Director of The Blank Theatre. in Hollywood. His productions have won over 200 theatre honors including “Best Production” from LA Drama Critic Circle Awards, LA Weekly Awards, Ovation Awards, NAACP Theatre Awards, BackStage Garland Awards et al. He was recently honored by the CA State Legislature for his work in LGBTQ Equality and nurturing the future of the Arts. He won a 2017 Telly Award for “Best Writer” for the film version of his play The Tragedy of JFK (as told by Wm. Shakespeare). As director and writer, his TV and film work includes MTV’s Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory and the film Critic’s Choice. He won the NAACP Theatre Award for “Best Director of a Musical” for The Wild Party. He directed the first play by 2016 Tony Award Winner Stephen Karam when Stephen was 17 and a winner in The Blank’s Young Playwrights Festival. Daniel’s work has been seen on MTV, HBO, CBS, NBC, ABC, FOX, Comedy Central and on stages throughout Southern California. He is a graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, Circle in the Square Theatre School, and American Conservatory Theatre.
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