Maine Playwrights Festival
Daniel Burson is a freelance dramaturg and director based in Portland, Maine and the co-Artistic Director of the Maine Playwrights Festival. He was formerly the Literary & Education Manager at Portland Stage Company, where he administered the Clauder Competition for New England Playwrights and curated nine seasons of Portland Stage’s annual new works festival, The Little Festival of the Unexpected. Dan has also developed new work with Penobscot Theatre, Boston Playwrights Theatre, and Mad Horse Theater Company. He is a five-time Dramaturgy Respondent for KCACTF Region 1, the regional co-vice president for LMDA Northeast, and is a graduate of the original Wesleyan University.