Michael C. Krickmire

(He/Him/His)

Lecturer
(585) 395-5259
mkrickmi@brockport.edu
Office: Tower 114

Bio

Michael C. Krickmire joined the faculty of the Department of Theatre and Music Studies of SUNY Brockport in 1990. At Brockport, where he has directed many productions for the department’s mainstage season, he teaches Acting, Improvisational Theatre, Stage Management, Directing and Theatre Arts. He also serves as Production Manager and Coordinator of Stage Management for the department.  He holds BA, MA and MFA Degrees in Theatre/Directing and also has studied at New York City’s HB Studios. In the past Michael served as Stage Manager for the Illinois Shakespeare Festival and the Thousand Islands Summer Theatre.  He has directed for the Pepsi Spotlight Summer Theatre, in Syracuse, NY and held the positions of Theatre Manager of the Landmark Theatre (Syracuse) and Box Office Manager at Syracuse Stage.  Locally Michael has directed for Roberts-Wesleyan U., Pittsford Musicals, Irondequoit Theatre Guild, JCC Center Stage, TYKEs Children’s Theatre, Blue-Gill Productions and Youtheatre of Nazareth College, where he was a member of the faculty and Company/Stage Manager.  Michael held the position of Producing/Artistic Director of Rochester Community Players (RCP) from 1987 to 1997 where he produced and/or directed over 50 productions. He is the current President, and past Executive Director of the Theatre Association of New York State (TANYS) and currently serves on the Boards of TYKEs, RCP and TANYS as well as the Education and “Stars of Tomorrow” Steering committees of the Rochester Broadway Theatre League (RBTL). In the area of Theatre Education, he is a recipient of the SUNY Chancellor’s Award in Teaching, the Mary Garner Award from RBTL, the Rod Marriot Award from the New York State Theatre Education Association, and the Mary Eva Duthie Award from the Theatre Association of New York State. Some of his favorite past directing assignments include: Last Laugh for the Samuel French Off-Broadway Play Festival in New York City, All My Sons for Geva Theatre Center’s Nextstage TheatreFest ’08, and award winning productions of Chicago, Gettysburg! and Jake’s Women for local Rochester theatres as well as The Importance of Being Earnest and Marat/Sade for SUNY Brockport. He most recently directed Deathtrap and Crimes of the Heart for the college and appeared on stage as Rooster in Pittsford Musicals’ production of Annie.

Education

MFA in Directing, Illinois State University

MA in Directing/Theatre Ed., Western Illinois University

BA in Theatre, SUNY Brockport

Areas of Specialty

Acting / Directing / Stage Management / Improvisational Theatre

Courses Taught

Intro. to Acting / Intermediate Acting / Improv. Theatre / Directing / Fundamentals of Stage Management / Theatre Arts / Intro. to Theatre / Comparative Arts