Mikhail Fiksel is a designer, composer, musician and a DJ, originally from Novosibirsk, Russia and currently based in Chicago and Brooklyn. His theatrical credits include productions with The Public Theatre, BAM, The Goodman Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare, Victory Gardens, Writers Theatre, The Geffen, The Old Globe, Playwrights Horizons, The Civilians, Pigpen Theatre Co, La Jolla Playhouse, South Coast Repertory, Playwrights Realm, Manhattan Theatre Club, Center Theatre Group, Studio Theatre, The Flea, Timeline Theatre, Albany Park Theatre Project and Third Rail Projects. International collaborations include FILO Festival (Londrina, Brazil), Tukkers Connexion (Arnhem, Holland) and National Theatre of Scotland (Inverness, Scotland). Dance projects include designs and compositions for The Seldoms, Lucky Plush, The Inconvenience and DanceWorks Chicago.
He is a recipient of multiple awards and nominations including 8 Joseph Jefferson Awards, 2 Lucille Lortel Awards and The Michael Maggio Emerging Designer Award. In addition to serving as adjunct faculty at Loyola University and at University of Chicago, he is a company member of 2nd Story, an Artistic Associate with Timeline Theatre Company, Teatro Vista and Strawdog Theatre Company, and a resident artist at Albany Park Theatre Project. Full CV available below.