Mike is a New York based director, scenic designer, and arts administrator. He is currently the Managing Director of Animus Theatre Company in New York City. He received his BFA in Directing and Scenic Design with a minor in Art History from Columbia College Chicago. He was an ensemble member and managing director of Strawdog Theatre in Chicago, from 2011-2017.
Mike was nominated for Joseph Jefferson Award for Strawdog Theatre’s production of After Miss Julie directed by Elly Green. He has had the pleasure to work with Steppenwolf Theatre, A Red Orchid Theatre, Steep Theatre, Sideshow, Trap Door Theatre, Red Tape Theatre.