It was amazing and humbling to be invited back to facilitate/direct/dramaturg Waipahu High School’s new original devised piece, Our Legacy, created and filmed during Oʻahu’s masking and social distancing restrictions of in-person learning in autumn 2021.
I was humbled to work with such a talented group of artists to create this devised piece of digital theatre around the idea of we, as a society, emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic. Thank you to everyone who viewed!
I was thrilled to facilitate/direct/dramaturg Waipahu High School’s original devised piece Metanoia, created and filmed entirely over Google Meet!
I’m so thrilled Eastbound Theatre chose my play THREE HOUR DIFFERENCE for their socially distant East/West Playfest in Milford, CT!
I had a short story published in Art in the Time of COVID-19, a pretty amazing anthology of new writing and art created over the last few months. A Subpar Linen is all about finding love with the person you are stuck with all day long. The EBook is $5 on Amazon, and proceeds go to Doctors Without Borders!
PHYSICAL THERAPY is now in print!
With a cast entirely of female, trans, genderfluid and nonbinary performers, CORPUS INTERRUPTUS is a devised play about gender and identity in 2019, exploring questions like, “Who are we?” “Do you belong if you don’t look like your family?” “How are systems of power imprinted on bodies?” and, “Will we ever feel safe?” Coming to The University of Hawaii in April!
SURFACING received the Mark Twain Distinguished Achievement Award from the National Playwriting Program. Thank you all for your support!
Thanks to everyone that came out to the “Blank Page to Script in 60 Min” workshop in Eugene, OR in February for this year’s Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival.
Mike’s seventh full length play, SURFACING, premiered in July 2018 in New York, and it was nominated for four Planet Connections Awards!
Outstanding Playwright: Mike Poblete
Outstanding Actress: Suzannah Herschkowitz
Outstanding Supporting Actress: Montana Lampert Hoover
Outstanding Director: Daniella Caggiano
Thank you all for coming out!