Selected Performances:

2012     Strange Tales of Liaozhai, HERE Arts Center, New York, NY
2009    My Life in a Nutshell, HERE Arts Center, New York, NY
2008    Oskar Schlemmer’s Triadic Ballett, St. Ann’s Performing Warehouse, Brooklyn, NY
2007    Leibniz’ Folly, FiveMyles, Brooklyn, NY
2005    Man, the Flower of all Flesh, based on a story by E. M Forster, FiveMyles, Brooklyn, NY
2002    How Wang-For Was Saved, based on a story by Margarete Yourcenar, FiveMyles, Brooklyn, NY
2000    Salome by Oscar Wilde, Jim Henson Festival of International Puppet Theater, Public Theater, New York
1999     Salome by Oscar Wilde, FiveMyles, Brooklyn, NY
1998    Incidental Pieces for Satin and Strings, International Theater Festival, Meppel, Holland
1997    The Seagull by Anton Chekhov
            Flatland by E. Abbott
            BITEF (International Theaterfestival) Belgrade
            Blood Wedding by Garcia Lorca, Sculpture Center, New York
            Love in the Afternoon, Performances and Installation, International Sculpture Park, Wanas, Sweden
1996    Flatland by E. Abbott, Brooklyn Academy of Music – Next Wave Festival, Brooklyn, NY
            Walt Whitman Live, Installation, Newhouse Art Center, Staten Island, NY
            Trois Menage a Trois by Hanne Tierney, International Sculpture Park, Wanas, Sweden
1995    The Seagull by Anton Chekhov, Sculpture Center, New York, NY
1994    A Play Called Not and Now by Gertrude Stein, Jim Henson Festival of International Puppet Theater, Public               Theater, New York
            Incidental Pieces for Satin and Strings by Hanne Tierney, FIDENA Festival, Bochum, Germany
            Figurentheater Festival, Braunschweig, Germany, Puppentheater Festival,  Bielsko, Poland
1993    The Seagull by Anton Chekhov, Artgalaxy, New York, NY
            Construction and Process, Munchen, Germany
1992    Incidental Pieces for Satin and Strings, MoMA/PS1, New York, NY
1991     Jim Henson Festival of International Puppet Theater, New York
1990    A Play Called Not and Now by Gertrude Stein, Construction and Process, Lodz, Poland
            Konsthall, Malmo, Sweden
            Moderna Dansteatern, Stockholm, Sweden
1988    Drama for Strings, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CN
1987     Variationen uber ein Thema, Akademie der Kuenste, Berlin, Germany
1986     The Intruder by Maurice Maeterlinck, Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
             Variations on a Theme, Whitney Museum, New York, NY
1985     Stories by Hanne Tierney, Mickery Theater, Amsterdam, Holland

Grants and Awards:

1987      The Eleanor Wilson Foundation for Performance
1990     National Endowment for the Arts - Solo Performance
1990     Fund for US Artists
1992     National Endowment for the Arts - Solo Performance
1994     Artslink
1995     Jim Henson Foundation   
1999     Jim Henson Foundation
2000    OBIE Award      
             Jerome Foundation Mid-Career Fellowship
2001     Jim Henson Foundation
             Greenwich Collection Ltd
2003     NEA   Individual Artist Grant
              NYSCAIndividual Artist Grant
              Jim Henson Foundation
2004     Greenwich Collection Ltd.
2005     Jim Henson Foundation
2006     New York Foundation for the Arts
Unima Citations for Excellence Awards (Union Internationale de la Marionette) 1992, 1993, 1996, 2000,      2004

1987 and 1994Visiting Artist and Lecturer at the Museum School of Fine Arts, Boston
1999     Founded FiveMyles, a performance and exhibition space in Brooklyn, NY
             Serves as Artistic Director


Rachel Saltz, Tales of Death in Suspended Animation, New York Times, 10/16.09
Holland Cotter, Man, the Flower of all Flesh, New York Times, 5/6/2005
Michael Feingold, Man, the Flower of all Flesh, The Village Voice, 4/29/2005
Paula Simmons, Life Lessons, Brooklyn Papers, 11/5/2001
Alexis Sottile, Hanne’ Tierney’s String Theory, The Village Voice ,11/6/2001
Rosette C. Lamont, Drama for Strings, Theater Review, 1999
Rosette C. Lamont, Cords of Blood, Performing Arts Journal, No. 60, 1997
Mans Host-Ekstrom, Love in the Afternoon, Sculpture Magazine, Oct. 1996
Rosette C. Lamont, The Seagull, Theater Week, 7/14/1995
Francine Russo, Shock Saves, The Village Voice, 2/28/1995
Rachel Elfenbein, Towards a Pure Puppet Theater, Puppetry Journal, Spring 1995
Meg Cox, Beyond Bert and Ernie, The Wallstreet Journal, 9/13/1994
David Ives, Actors Who Are Janked Around, The New York Times, 7/12/1996
Sally Banes, Sensations of Mineral Souls, The Village Voice, 11/27/1994
Donald Marinelli, Drama for Strings, High Performance, Fall 1990
Ruth Bass, Backstage at the Guggenheim, Artnews, Summer 1986
Ronny H. Cohen, Hanne Tierney, Artforum, April 1984
Grace Glueck, Hanne Tierney, The New York Times, 12/24/1981