Harry Fuhrmann ended his theatrical studies in 1995 at the Academy of Music and Theatre Hamburg and worked for several years as an actor at various theaters in Germany. From 1998 – 2002 he studied directing at the Academy of Dramatic Art, Ernst Busch in Berlin. During this time he worked as assistant director to Peter Zadek at the Vienna Burgtheater. In 2004 he founded the Flying Fish. Theatre Group. With his company, he realized an eight month theatre journey through Nepal and India in 2005/06. The idea of the company is, to go to the people, collect their stories and to develop plays out of them.
He taught at various acting schools all over the world. Since 2015, he teaches regularly at Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts in Dharamsala/India. Since October 2010 2017 he was theatrical lecturer at the School of Dramatic Arts “Ernst Busch” Berlin.