Director Biography

Michael Schwartz

Michael has worked as a visiting professor at Colgate University, and as a teaching artist at the La Jolla Playhouse, the Whitefish Theatre Company, the Globe Theatres, the Playwright’s Project and the Museum of Television and Radio in Los Angeles. He holds a BA in Theatre and an MFA in Directing from UC San Diego and has completed the Certificate Program at the reknowned Dell’Arte School of Physical Theatre and the Professional Arts Training Program at the Seattle Repertory Theatre. Michael also teaches for La Jolla playhouse both at their theater and in the city schools. He has many acting and directing credits at theatres around the county. He directed THE COMEDY OF ERRORS at Portland Stage Company in Maine. He also directed Moliere\’s THE BOURGEOIS GENTLEMAN at UC San Diego, his alma mater. For San Diego Junior Theatre, Michael directed Madeline\’s Rescue.rnrnrn