Michael Blatt

Michael Blatt

Director, Actor, Teacher

I’m a New York City based director, teacher and actor. I have an MFA in Directing from The Actors Studio Drama School at Pace University (where I’m also a member of The Playwriting and Directing Workshop). I have a BFA from NYU, Tisch School of the Arts. As a Director, I’ve worked in Bergen, Norway where I directed a new Norwegian translation of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music. Other directing credits include: • Curtains by Kander and Ebb at The Village Light Opera Group, NYC • Iolanthe by Gilbert and Sullivan at The Ridgewood Gilbert and Sullivan Opera. • The U.S. Premiere of Prom Queen the Musical at Stagedoor Manor Performing Arts as well as Guys and Dolls, Meet Me in St Louis and Brigadoon. • The world premiere of a new play Where a Certain Future by James Howard Carr at Northern Michigan University I’m a recipient of the 2016 Outstanding Director Award for directing Wimberley at The Mid-town International Theatre Festival. Upcoming projects include The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee at The Actors Theatre of Indiana. As an actor, I toured Europe in the European Tour of Hair and performed at the Kennedy Center Gala with Elaine Stritch and Marvin Hamlisch. I’m an associate member of SDC and a proud member of AEA and SAG/AFTRA. I’d welcome the opportunity to speak more about my directing experience with you so please don’t hesitate to contact me at michaelblatt79@gmail.com or 646.765.4964.