Mike Donahue


PlayMakers: Assassins, The Making of a King: Henry IV & V, A Number, Nicholas Nickleby(Assistant Director).

New York: Ensemble Studio Theatre’s Youngblood, The Studio NYC at The Wild Project, Terra Firma at City Center (Stage II), DUMBO Wave Rising Festival, NYU Grad Acting (Freeplay Festival), Dramaleague Directorfest at The Abingdon (Fordham).

Regional: Club Oberon, A.R.T. Institute, Old Vic New Voices in London, New Jersey Shakespeare Festival, UNC Professional Actor Training Program, Yale School of Drama (as Guest Director), Yale Dramat, and Summer Cabaret in New Haven (also Artistic Director for two seasons).

Readings/Workshops: Soho Rep (Writer/Director Lab), Clubbed Thumb, Dramatists Guild at Playwrights Horizons, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Ars Nova, Playwrights Realm, The Lark, Working Theatre, Studio 42, Actors Studio, Old Vic New Voices at SPACE on Ryder Farm, Overturn Theatre Ensemble, the German Consulate.

Fellowships/Awards: Fulbright Scholar, Berlin; The Drama League Fall Directing Fellow; Opera America Director-Designer Showcase Award.

Education: BA, Harvard University; MFA, Yale School of Drama.

Other Credits: Shostakovich’s Moscow, Cheryomushki for Chicago Opera Theater; US Premiere of Stephen Laughton’s Marina Abramovic Is Staring At Me at The Cell (New York City).