Daniel Mufson is an American writer, translator, and editor. He lives in Berlin. His articles have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The Village Voice, Washington D.C.’s City Paper, American Theatre, TDR, PAJ, and Germany’s tageszeitung (taz) and Theater Heute, among others. He has translated plays, art criticism, and business texts. He is also the editor of Reza Abdoh, an anthology about an Iranian-American director and playwright, published by Johns Hopkins University Press under its PAJ imprint, and is the Associate Producer for Adam Soch’s forthcoming documentary film, Reza Abdoh: Theater Visionary. He was the managing editor of Theater Magazine for two years in the 1990s. He taught numerous courses at Yale, Brooklyn College-CUNY, and Touro College-Berlin, and has worked in various capacities with artists ranging from Richard Foreman to Tino Sehgal.
Daniel Mufson studied English and American History and Literature at Harvard. He holds an MFA and DFA (Doctor of Fine Arts) in Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism from the Yale School of Drama. More recently, he earned a Master’s degree in Kulturjournalismus (Cultural Journalism) at Berlin’s Universität der Künste, having written a thesis on the depiction of foreigners, primarily asylum-seekers, on East German television after the fall of the Wall.
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