Artist Bio

Mikhail Fiksel

(Bio as of September 2018)

Mikhail Fiksel returns to the Goodman, where he previously worked on The Wolves, King of the Yees, The Sign in Sidney Brustein’s Window, 2666Feathers and TeethThe Upstairs ConciergeThe World of Extreme Happiness, Venus in FurBuzzerBlack n Blue Boys/Broken Men, Fish MenMassacr  (Sing to Your Children)El Grito del Bronx and the New Stages Festival. Chicago credits include WitchBuried ChildThe Hunter and The Bear, The Old Man and The Old MoonHamletHesperiaThe Real Thing and Travels with My Aunt at Writers Theatre; Short Shakespeare! MidsummerMary StuartShort Shakespeare! Romeo and Juliet and Book of Joseph at Chicago Shakespeare Theater; LettieNative GardensMojada and Oedipus El Rey at Victory Gardens Theater; Disappearing NumberInanaBlood and GiftsConcerning Strange Devices from the Distant West and Our Kind of Town at TimeLine Theatre Company;  Awake and Sing! at Northlight Theatre; Ofrenda, Learning CurveI Will Kiss These WallsHome/Land and Feast at Albany Park Theater Project; Pirates of PenzanceMikadoWoyzcekFrankenstein and Oedipus at The Hypocrites; Petrified ForestThe Master and Margarita and Uncle Vanya at Strawdog Theatre Company. Fiksel’s regional and off-Broadway credits include This Flat EarthThe Treasurer and A Life at Playwrights Horizons, Seize The King and Tiger Style at La Jolla Playhouse, The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity at the Dallas Theater Center, Second Stage Theatre and the Geffen Playhouse; The Royale and In the Next Room...or the vibrator play at the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis. He has received eight Jeff Awards, two Lucille Lortel Award, an After Dark Award, nominations for the Henry Hewes Design Award and for the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award and was awarded the Michael Maggio Emerging Designer Award. Fiksel is an ensemble member of 2nd Story, a resident artist with Albany Park Theatre Project, an artistic associate with Teatro Vista, Collaboraction, TimeLine Theatre Company and a member of TSDCA.

With Goodman Theatre