Michael Waller is an award winning has been directing, acting and writing theatre for over twenty years. He has worked in theatres all over Canada and the United States. Directing highlights include Othello (Dora Mavor Moore Nomination Outstanding Directing) and Much Ado About Nothing for Shakespeare In The Rough; Eric Wolfe’s Dear Boss (Dora Mavor Moore Nomination- Outstanding Direction) Sideshow Of The Damned, Grendelmaus and The Babysitter for Eldritch Theatre;Sean Reycraft’s popsong (Chalmers Award Winner) for Theatre Direct and Dave Carley’s Walking On Water, Midnight Madness A View from the Roof and Taking Liberties. Michael’s work in Newfoundland includes directing Romeo And Juliet for Perchance Theatre, Jim Cartwright’s Two for TNL, Benjamin Britten’s Turn Of The Screw for Opera On The Avalon and Meghan Greeley’s Kingdom for White Rooster. Michael is the Chair of the theatre department at Grenfell College-MUN where he has directed many highly acclaimed student productions. Michael has a BFA from Carnegie Mellon University, an MFA from University of Ottawa and he is a graduate of the Stratford Festival’s Birmingham Conservatory.
Appears courtesy of the Canadian Actors Equity Association