Mikael Burke

Theater

Mikael Burke

Princess Grace Award:
Theater Scholarship, 2017

Mikael Burke is a Chicago-based director, deviser, and educator. When not in school, he serves as Creative Director of Young Actors Theatre in Indianapolis, IN, and previously served as Associate Artistic Director of Indianapolis’ NoExit Performance. He formerly served as Artistic Assistant to Michael Donald Edwards, Producing Artistic Director of Asolo Repertory Theatre. He is a proud recipient of the 2012 Robert D. Beckmann Emerging Artist Fellowship from the Arts Council of Indianapolis. Additionally, he has assist directed at Asolo Rep, GEVA Theatre Center, Indiana Repertory Theatre, and Strawdog Theatre Company. Directing credits include: Still; Hedda Gabler; Eurydice (TTS) Danny and the Deep Blue Sea; Middletown; Medea; Macbeth; I Am Peter Pan; The Pillowman (NoExit). This February, he will direct Richard Wright’s Native Son at The Theatre School.


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