Artist Bio

Mikhail Fiksel

(Bio as of December 2015)

Mikhail Fiksel returns to the Goodman, where he previously worked on Feathers and Teeth, The Upstairs Concierge, The World of Extreme Happiness, Venus in Fur, Buzzer, Black n Blue Boys/Broken Men, Fish Men, Massacre (Sing to Your Children), El Grito del Bronx and the New Stages Festival. Recent Chicago credits include The Old Man and The Old Moon, Hamlet, Hesperia, The Real Thing and Travels with My Aunt at Writers Theatre; Mojada, Oedipus El Rey and Tree at Victory Gardens Theater; Blood and Gifts, Concerning Strange Devices from the Distant West and Our Kind of Town at TimeLine Theatre Company; War with the Newts at Next Theatre Company; Awake and Sing! at Northlight Theatre; I Will Kiss These Walls, Home/Land and Feast at Albany Park Theater Project; Pirates of Penzance, Mikado, Woyzcek, Frankenstein and Oedipus at The Hypocrites; Petrified Forest, The Master and Margarita and Uncle Vanya at Strawdog Theatre Company; Pony at About Face Theatre and 1001 at Collaboraction. Mr. Fiksel’s regional and off-Broadway credits include The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity at the Dallas Theater Center, Second Stage Theatre and the Geffen Playhouse; In the Next Room...or the vibrator play at the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis and Mauritius at Milwaukee Chamber Theatre. He has received seven Jeff Awards, a Lucille Lortel Award, an After Dark Award, nominations for the Henry Hewes Design Award and for the LA Drama Critics Circle Award and was recently honored with the Michael Maggio Emerging Designer Award. Mr. Fiksel is an ensemble member of 2nd Story, an artistic associate with Teatro Vista, Collaboraction, Wildclaw and Redmoon Theater and on the faculty at Loyola University Chicago.

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