Assistant Professor; Program Head, MFA Theatre Education
Michael Kaye’s acting credits include appearances at New Repertory Theatre, SpeakEasy Stage Company, Boston Center for American Performance, the Huntington Theatre Company, Lyric Stage, Actors’ Shakespeare Project, and Boston Playwrights’ Theatre locally, as well as with PTP in New York City and Middlebury, Vermont, and the Olney Theatre Center in Maryland, among others. He has premiered roles in 2 Lives by Arthur Laurents and in Ronan Noone’s The Lepers of Baile Baiste. As a founding member of the Mermaid Theatre Co., NYC, Michael appeared in its inaugural production of The Rover.
As co-founder and Managing Director of the Shangri-La Theater Company in Manchester, Vermont, he oversaw and performed in the first two seasons of this festival of new works. He has also presented work internationally at the Crisis Arts Festival at the Accademia dell’Arte in Arezzo, Italy. Michael directed the BU Summer Theatre Institute for high school students from 1999 to 2008. Currently, he is Acting Co-Program Head of Theatre Arts and oversees the senior theses and actors’ Showcase in New York City and Boston. Michael has served the University since 1999.