Biography

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Most recently seen as the Tiger in Washington Ensemble Theatre’s production of Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo (directed by Michael Place), Mike’s previous roles include George in The Language Archive (directed by Shana Bestock) and Jake in The Understudy (directed by Kelly Kitchens) at Seattle Public Theater; Stefano in The Tempest (directed by Kelly Kitchens), Costard in Love’s Labour’s Lost (directed by John Kretzu), Pompey in Antony and Cleopatra (directed by John Langs), Polixenes in The Winter’s Tale (directed by Mary Machala), Tullus Aufidious in Coriolanus (directed by David Quicksall), Theseus in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (directed by Sheila Daniels), and Horatio in Hamlet (directed by John Langs) at Seattle Shakespeare Company; Mark in The Art of Racing in the Rain (directed by Carol Roscoe) and Jo Gargery in Great Expectations (directed by Kevin McKeon) at Book-It Repertory Theatre; and Iago in Othello (directed by Ryan Higgins), Larry in Closer (directed by Lisa Confehr), and Lee in True West (directed by Tim Hyland and Shawn Belyea) at Balagan Theatre. Mike loves Seattle, loves theatre, and most of all, loves you, for your continued support in making Seattle the new theatre capital of the world. Let everybody know!

Richard II

By William Shakespeare
Directed by Rosa Joshi

Performed at the Center Theatre at Seattle Center

Shakespeare’s lyrical tale of an ill-suited king toppled from his throne.

The Tempest

By William Shakespeare
Directed by Kelly Kitchens

Performed in parks throughout the Puget Sound region

Shakespeare’s magical tale where revenge yields to forgiveness.

Love’s Labour’s Lost

By William Shakespeare
Directed by Jon Kretzu

Performed at the Center Theatre at Seattle Center

Brainy resolve gets derailed by love for four pairs of lovers in Shakespeare’s romantic comedy.

Antony and Cleopatra

By William Shakespeare
Directed by John Langs

Performed at the Cornish Playhouse at Seattle Center

The Roman General and the Egyptian Queen. Their romance gave birth to an empire, but their fiery longing came at a price.

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.

Coriolanus

By William Shakespeare
Directed by David Quicksall

Performed at the Center Theatre at Seattle Center

A nest of vipers called politics

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

By William Shakespeare
Directed by Sheila Daniels

Performed at the Intiman Playhouse

Come play in the dark, mischievous night.

Macbeth

By William Shakespeare
Directed by Tim Hyland

Performed in parks throughout the Puget Sound region

A driven warrior and his scheming wife unleash forces they cannot comprehend or control in their quest to hold the throne.

Hamlet

By William Shakespeare
Directed by John Langs

Performed at the Center House Theatre at Seattle Center

Shakespeare's most complex and emotional drama

Twelfth Night

By William Shakespeare
Directed by Stephanie Shine

Performed at the Center House Theatre at Seattle Center

A beguiling comedy of romantic adventures and misdirected love.

Richard III

By William Shakespeare
Directed by Stephanie Shine

Performed in parks throughout the Puget Sound region

The cast of Seattle Shakespeare Company's 2013 Wooden O production of "The Tempest."Mike Dooly as Stephano in Seattle Shakespeare Company's 2013 Wooden O production of "The Tempest."Mike Dooly as Stephano and Brian D. Simmons as Caliban in Seattle Shakespeare Company's 2013 Wooden O production of "The Tempest."Brian D. Simmons as Caliban, Mike Dooly as Stephano, and Donna Wood as Trinculo in Seattle Shakespeare Company's 2013 Wooden O production of "The Tempest."Qadriyyah Shabazz as Hippolyta and Mike Dooly as Theseus in Seattle Shakespeare Company's 2011 production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream."Jake Ynzunza and Mike Dooley as Tullus Aufidius in Seattle Shakespeare Company's 2012 production of "Coriolanus." Photo by John Ulman.Mke Dooly as Tullus Aufidius and David Drummond as Coriolanus in Seattle Shakespeare Company's 2012 production of "Coriolanus." Photo by John Ulman.Richard IIRichard IIRichard II