Daniel Brunet – Translation

Daniel Brunet was born in Syracuse, New York in 1979 and studied theater and film at Boston College. He moved to Berlin in 2001 with the support of a Fulbright Scholarship and began a career as a freelance theater maker. Brunet founded THE LAB at English Theatre Berlin during his 2003/2004 directing residency. He was the Associate Director/Associate Producer of German Theater Abroad in Berlin and New York from 2005 to 2008. His directorial work has been seen at venues including Forum Freies Theater, Düsseldorf, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin and Performance Space 122, New York. Brunet has received multiple awards for his translations of German plays by writers including Dea Loher, Falk Richter, Roland Schimmelpfennig and Heiner Müller. His translations and essays have been published in PEN America, The Mercurian, Asymptote, Theater, TheatreForum, Contemporary Theatre Review and alt.theatre. Brunet became Producing Artistic Director of English Theatre Berlin | International Performing Arts Center in 2012.

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