Biography

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Michael Patten

Most recently with Seattle Shakespeare Company Michael played Lane and Merriman in The Importance of Being Earnest (Gregory Award Nomination), and was in Wooden O’s Henry IV Part 1. Other recent Seattle credits include All the Way and The Great Society at Seattle Repertory Theatre, Little Bee at Book-It Repertory Theatre, and American Dream with Seattle Opera. This November, Michael will be appearing in Festen for New Century Theatre Company (Founding Company member/Board of Directors). Michael is proud to be a member of Actors Equity Association and SAG-AFTRA.

The Comedy of Errors

By William Shakespeare

Directed by Jane Nichols

A comic knot of mistaken identities.

Henry IV part 1

By William Shakespeare
Directed by George Mount
Performed in parks throughout the Puget Sound region

Shakespeare’s thrilling father and son epic

The Importance of Being Earnest

By Oscar Wilde
Directed by Victor Pappas

Oscar Wilde’s outlandish comedy where elaborate double deceptions lead to romance.

Henry V

By William Shakespeare
Directed by George Mount

Performed in parks throughout the Puget Sound region

A young, untried king tests his mettle in battle against overwhelming odds.

Henry V

By William Shakespeare

Directed by George Mount

A Doll’s House

By Henrik Ibsen
Translated by Sean Patrick Taylor
Directed by Russ Banham

Performed at the Center Theatre at Seattle Center

White lies and blackmail tear apart the foundation of young woman’s family and marriage.

The Winter’s Tale

By William Shakespeare
Directed by Mary Machala

Performed in parks throughout the Puget Sound region

True love can work miracles and forgiveness can heal deep wounds.

The Winter’s Tale

By William Shakespeare

Directed by Mary Machala

Wittenberg

By David Davalos
Directed by Rita Giomi

Performed at the Center House Theatre at Seattle Center

A hyper-literate comedy that stimulates your intellect and your funny bone.

The Two Gentlemen of Verona

By William Shakespeare
Directed by Marcus Goodwin

Laughs, love, and a funny bit with a dog.

Hamlet

By William Shakespeare

Directed by Mary Machala

Michael Patten as Pistol and Keith Dahlgren as Nym in Seattle Shakespeare Company's 2013 Wooden O production of "Henry V."Jeremy Barret as Boy and Michael Patten as Pistol in Seattle Shakespeare Company's 2013 Wooden O production of "Henry V."(L-R) Terri Weagan as Gower, Macall Gordon as Williams, Jeremy Barret as Boy, David S. Hogan as King Henry, and Michael Patten as Pistol in Seattle Shakespeare Company's 2013 Wooden O production of "Henry V."Michael Patten as Pistol and Carolyn Marie Monroe as French Soldier in Seattle Shakespeare Company's 2013 Wooden O production of "Henry V."(L-R) Matthew Gilbert as Fluellen, Terri Weagant as Gower, and Michael Patten as Pistol in Seattle Shakespeare Company's 2013 Wooden O production of "Henry V."Keith Dahlgren as Nym, Annie Lareau as Bardolph, Michael Patten as Pistol, and Macall Gordon as the Hostess in Seattle Shakespeare Company's 2013 Wooden O production of "Henry V."The Importance of Being Earnest (2014)The Importance of Being Earnest (2014)The Two Gentlemen of Verona (2010)The Two Gentlemen of Verona (2010)Henry IV part 1 (WO 2015)The Comedy of Errors (2015) First RehearsalThe Comedy of Errors (2015) First RehearsalThe Comedy of Errors (2015) RehearsalThe Comedy of Errors (2015)