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MICHAEL THOMAS WALKER                                               

 

Directing Experience:

Hairspray                                 Shaiman/Wittman          Thingamajig Theatre Company       Pagosa Springs, CO

God of Carnage                      Yasmina Reza                 Thingamajig Theatre Company       Pagosa Springs, CO

Clybourne Park                        Bruce Norris                  University of Montevallo                   Montevallo, AL

Much Ado About Nothing       Shakespeare                 University of Montevallo                   Montevallo, AL

Sidd                                          Mike Aguirre                  New Light Theatre Project                New York, NY

Sidd                                          Mike Aguirre                  Chicago Fringe Festival                    Chicago, IL

BIOHAZARD                            Sarah Greer                   United Solo Festival                           New York, NY

BIOHAZARD                            Sarah Greer                   NAMI                                                    Washington, DC

Totes                                         Brendon Votipka          Guerrilla Theatre                                  New York, NY

Midsummer Night’s Dream      Shakespeare                University of Alabama                         Tuscaloosa, AL

Hairspray                                  Shaiman/Wittman         Theatre Tuscaloosa                              Tuscaloosa, AL

Songs For A New World          Jason Robert Brown     Theatre West Virginia 2nd Stage        Beckley, WV

Romeo and Juliet                      Shakespeare                 Stages on the Sound                          New York, NY

So Beautiful                               Jim Jack                        George Street Playhouse Academy   New Brunswick, NJ

Life is a Cabaret                        Melissa Firlit                 St. Rose College Academy                    Albany, NY

 

                                               

Teaching Artist:

MCCARTER THEATRE, Princeton, NJ-
Guest Artist-Developed, lead, and directed a residency that builds a play from student interviews. Director and educator for the musical theatre class.

 

THE O’NEILL CENTER/NATIONAL THEATER INSTITUTE, Waterford, CT-
Guest Artist -Taught college level movement classes of up to 32 students at a time.  Integrated theater, improvisation, music and text to teach devised theatre class.

 

STAGES ON THE SOUND, New York, NY-

Primary Instructor

SHAKESPEARE-Theatre games, introduction to stagecraft, iambic pentameter, history of Elizabethan England and scene work.

PLAYWRITING-Students learned basic principles of storytelling, how to write dialogue, and devised their own play using improvisation and found materials.

STOP ACTION FILMMAKING-Explored the basic principles of storytelling, how to create a storyboard, continuity, and the use of technology to create a stop action film using inanimate objects and group work.

 

 

Academic Experience:

Assistant Professor of Acting and Voice, University of Montevallo

Montevallo, AL(2015-Present)                

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Nassau Community College

Garden City, NY (2013-2015)

Lecturer in Acting and Voice, Rutgers University

New Brunswick, NJ (2012-2015)

 

Hairspray-Thingamajig Theatre Company


Hairspray-Thingamajig Theatre Company

Hairspray-Thingamajig Theatre Company


Hairspray-Thingamajig Theatre Company

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God Of Carnage-Thingamajig Theatre Company


God of Carnage-Thingamajig Theatre Company

God Of Carnage-Thingamajig Theatre Company


God of Carnage-Thingamajig Theatre Company

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DIRECTING PHOTOS-MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING


Much Ado About Nothing-University of Montevallo

DIRECTING PHOTOS-MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING


Much Ado About Nothing-University of Montevallo

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DIRECTING PHOTOS-CLYBOURNE PARK


Clybourne Park-University of Montevallo

DIRECTING PHOTOS-CLYBOURNE PARK


Clybourne Park-University of Montevallo

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DIRECTING PHOTOS-HAIRSPRAY


Hairspray-Theatre Tuscaloosa

DIRECTING PHOTOS-HAIRSPRAY


Hairspray-Theatre Tuscaloosa

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DIRECTING PHOTOS-SIDD


SIDD-New Light Theatre Project

DIRECTING PHOTOS-SIDD


SIDD-New Light Theatre Project

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DIRECTING PHOTOS-BIOHAZARD


BIOHAZARD-United Solo Theatre Festival

DIRECTING PHOTOS-BIOHAZARD


BIOHAZARD-United Solo Theatre Festival

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