June through August, 2023
Michael Stebbins is Door Shakespeare’s Producing Artistic Director. In addition to being seen on Door Shakespeare’s stage as the Archbishop of Canterbury in 2019’s Henry V, he has appeared on professional stages across the country, from NYC’s The Public Theater/NYSF and the Mint Theatre Company, to California’s Berkeley Repertory Theatre, and many states in between. Wisconsin credits include Milwaukee Chamber Theatre, Optimist Theatre (aka Milwaukee’s Shakespeare in the Park), Skylight Music Theatre, Theatre Gigante, and Peninsula Players Theatre. Door Shakespeare directing credits include the 2021 summer production of Hamlet, as well as the virtual productions of The Comedy of Errors and J. M. Barrie’s Rosalind. Michael also directs the Door Shakespeare Reading Series. His most recent directing credit is Third Avenue PlayWorks’ production of Gutenberg! The Musical!. He is the former producing artistic director of Rep Stage, a regional theater in Maryland, where he championed works by up-and-coming playwrights, and embraced theatrical gems by scribes of old. Michael received his Bachelor of Fine Arts and Master of Fine Arts from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Professional Theatre Training Program. He is the recipient of a Helen Hayes Tribute Award for his work in the DC/MD/VA region, and is a proud member of Actors’ Equity Association.