Five gathered for a recent interview to dish about the job. GUTHRIE Harvey, To Kill a Mockingbird, Clybourne Park, The Burial at Thebes, The Winter’s Tale.THEATER Mixed Blood Theatre: How To Use A Knife, The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity; Penumbra Theatre: The Piano Lesson, Fences; Ten Thousand Things: Pericles, Othello; History Theatre: Kirby; Children’s Theatre: Jackie and Me, Huck Finn, The Iron Ring, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe; Pillsbury House Theatre: Pa’s Hat, In the Red and Brown Water; Frank Theatre: The God of Hell; Film: Kid West, Memorial Day, Into Temptation, Abandon Me, Gilded Six Bits. A., University of Iowa GUTHRIE A Midsummer Night’s Dream, A Christmas Carol (1998, 2012–17).AWARDS 2016 Ivey Award for Outstanding Ensemble, Now or Later. TELEVISION TNT’s “The Last Ship.” OTHER Michael has narrated several best-selling novels, including the Audio File Earphones Award-winning title Pax. THEATER Theatre de la Jeune Lune/La Jolla Playhouse: The Deception; Humana Festival: Fissures (lost and found); Hartford Stage: Cloud 9; Theater Latté Da: Passage of Dreams, Steerage Song; Jungle Theater: Le Switch, In the Next Room, Shipwrecked; Park Square Theatre: Or, Trying, Dr. Hyde, Opus, The Snow Queen; Illusion Theater: My Antonia; Emigrant Theater: My Name is Rachel Corrie; History Theatre: Watermelon Hill. NYC and regionally, including the Public Theater, Ars Nova, 3LD, 7th House Theater, Williamstown Theatre Festival and the Flea Theater.
OTHER NNPN Producer in Residence at Mixed Blood Theatre, where she'll direct The Mermaid Hour for the 2017-2018 season, as well as an adaptation of Romeo and Juliet in conjunction with her company, The Arson. A., Hamline University GUTHRIE A Christmas Carol, South Pacific.
AWARDS 2015 Ivey Award, TDF Irene Sharaff Young Master Award, 2014–15 Mc Knight Theater Artist Fellow, AUDELCO Award nominee.
TEACHING University of Minnesota, professor of Costume Design GUTHRIE 20 productions since 1996. A., Athenaeum of Ohio, Theology GUTHRIE 61 productions since 2003, most recently Watch on the Rhine, Native Gardens, The Royal Family, A Christmas Carol, Sense and Sensibility and South Pacific. A., University of California, San Diego; Canadian Voice Intensive; Roy Hart Theatre Company GUTHRIE Stage Manager: Native Gardens, A Christmas Carol, Freud’s Last Session, God of Carnage, Dollhouse, Tiny Kushner, Little House on the Prairie, Pen, Private Lives, Pericles.
Penumbra: A Raisin in the Sun, Black Nativity, Ain’t Misbehavin’; Park Square: The Color Purple, Nina Simone: 4 Women; Chanhassen Dinner Theatres: All Shook Up, Hairspray; Pillsbury House: In the Red and Brown Water, The Gospel of Lovingkindness, Marcus, Or the Secret of Sweet; Mixed Blood: Daughters of Africa, Ruined; Illusion Theater: No Distance Between Us, Two Weeks with the Queen, The Bubbly Black Girl …; Ordway: 8 Track; Kennedy Center: Sepia Stages. A., Howard University GUTHRIE Romeo and Juliet, Sense and Sensibility, Trouble in Mind, Critic/Hound, The Crucible, Othello, Uncle Vanya, Long Day’s Journey into Night, Hay Fever, A Christmas Carol, The Winter’s Tale, The Master Butchers Singing Club. Play Makers Repertory Company artistic director, 2006–2015.
TELEVISION “The Detroiters.” AWARDS 2015-2016 Mc Knight Theater Artist Fellow, City Pages’ Best Actress 2015; Best Ensemble Ivey Award for Ruined and Marcus. THEATER Pillsbury House Theatre (Artistic Associate), Frank Theatre, Park Square Theatre, Theater Latté Da, Illusion Theater, Torch Theater, Dark & Stormy Productions, Tiger Lion Arts, Mu Performing Arts, Shakespeare Theatre Company, Actors Theatre of Louisville. As an actor Joseph has appeared at the Guthrie Theater, the Public Theater, Alley Theatre, Mark Taper Forum, Ahmanson Theatre, Actors Theatre of Louisville and internationally in Salzburg, Edinburgh, Paris, Berlin, Venice and Japan.