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Michael Gotch
REP Actor/Director
Department of Theatre
413 Academy Street
University of Delaware
Newark, DE  19716
Phone: 302-831-1894
Fax: 302-831-3673
Michael previously has been seen at the REP as Jesus in the World Premiere of Theresa Rebeck's O Beautiful, Tom in The Glass Menagerie,  Elyot in Private Lives, Lenny in The Homecoming, Biff in Death of a Salesman and Marlow in She Stoops to Conquer, among others.  He co-directed Dancing at Lughnasa, as well as played Michael, and also opened the REP’s 2009-2010 season in the one-person show, I Am My Own Wife.
Before joining the REP, Michael worked at many of the country’s leading theatres.  Past productions include Milwaukee Repertory Theatre’s World Premiere of Jeffrey Hatcher’s Armadale and I Am My Own Wife. Off-Broadway credits include the U.S. Premiere of Sjvek (Theatre for a New Audience), Richard III, Murder By Poe (The Acting Company), Mercadet (Culture Project).
His regional credits include Algernon in The Importance of Being Earnest (South Coast Repertory); Salieri in Amadeus (Actors Theatre of Louisville); Jeff Nomination and After Dark Award for Chicago Premiere of Shakespeare’s R&J (Chicago Shakespeare Theatre); at American Player’s Theatre: Julius Caesar, Timon of Athens, The Merchant of Venice, and Much Ado About Nothing (for which he received a Falstaff Award Nomination); The Taming of the Shrew, Richard II (Milwaukee Shakespeare), Henry V (Delaware Theatre Company) and Measure for Measure and Much Ado About Nothing (Lake Tahoe Shakespeare). Michael is a 2003 graduate of the PTTP.