Princess Grace Award
Theater Scholarship, 2017
DePaul University


Mikael Burke is a Chicago-based director, deviser, and educator. When not in school, he serves as Creative Director of Young Actors Theatre in Indianapolis, IN, and previously served as Associate Artistic Director of Indianapolis’ NoExit Performance. He formerly served as Artistic Assistant to Michael Donald Edwards, Producing Artistic Director of Asolo Repertory Theatre. He is a proud recipient of the 2012 Robert D. Beckmann Emerging Artist Fellowship from the Arts Council of Indianapolis. Additionally, he has assist directed at Asolo Rep, GEVA Theatre Center, Indiana Repertory Theatre, and Strawdog Theatre Company. Directing credits include: StillHedda GablerEurydice (TTS) Danny and the Deep Blue SeaMiddletownMedeaMacbethI Am Peter PanThe Pillowman (NoExit). This February, he will direct Richard Wright’s Native Son at The Theatre School.