Princess Grace Award
Theater Scholarship, 2017
DePaul University


Mikael Burke is a Chicago-based freelance director, deviser, and educator. A Jeff Award-nominated director, Mikael’s worked with Victory Gardens Theatre, Northlight Theatre, Jackalope Theatre Company, Windy City Playhouse, About Face Theatre, First Floor Theater, American Theatre Company, Chicago Dramatists, and The Story Theatre in Chicago, and regionally with Milwaukee Chamber Theatre, Forward Theatre, Indiana Repertory Theatre, Asolo Repertory Theatre, Geva Theatre Center, and Phoenix Theatre. When not directing, Mikael serves as Associate Artistic Director at About Face Theatre in Chicago, and previously served as Head of the Directing Concentration of the Summer High School Training Program of The Theatre School at DePaul University. | mklburke.com