Daniel Hirsch

Art Discipline: 
Los Angeles, CA
United States
Dates of Residence: 
Mar 25, 2024 to Apr 12, 2024

Daniel Hirsch is a playwright, screenwriter, and journalist based in Los Angeles who has also called Massachusetts, the Bay Area, and Pittsburgh home. His theatrical work has appeared at the Actor’s Theater of Louisville, Great Plains Theatre Conference, the Samuel French Off Off Broadway Festival (a 2019 winner), Tête à Tête Opera Festival, and the Road Theater. His work has also been a finalist in City Theatre’s National Contest for Short Plays, and a semi-finalist for the Bay Area Playwrights Festival, and shortlisted for the Neukom Institute Literary Arts Awards. He sold his first film PAST & PRESENTS to MarVista Entertainment and was recently selected for the Orchard Project Episodic Lab. His journalism has appeared in Slate, San Francisco Magazine, and The Bold Italic and he has been a recipient of a Society for Professional Journalism award. He has an MFA in dramatic writing from Carnegie Mellon University School of Drama.