Artist Bio

Michael Bello

(Bio as of May 2023)

Michael Bello (Associate Director) is a Cuban-American director of musical theater. Alongside Des McAnuff he served as associate director for Jersey Boys setting and maintaining the UK and US tours, off Broadway production and an upcoming live capture starring Nick Jonas. He is the associate director for The Donna Summer Musical, a position he held on Broadway at the La Jolla Playhouse, on its first national tour, and aboard Norwegian Cruise Lines. His work on new musicals has led him to directing many world premieres including We Are The Tigers, which he directed off-Broadway (cast album now available on Broadway Records). His work has been recognized by Los Angeles’ Ovation Awards, Boston’s IRNE Awards and the NY Innovative Theater Awards. BFA from Emerson College.