Mike McCormack

picture McCormackMike trained as an actor at Central School in the 1970's and has performed in regional theatres throughout Britain, played Shakespeare in Regent's Park and in 1990 led his own company on a world tour visiting Turkey, Israel, the South Pacific Islands and the Philippines. He has directed numerous productions throughout Britain and Europe and was the founding Artistic Director of the Finborough Theatre, London. He is also a puppeteer, mime and magician and was for some years Associate Director of Parasol Theatre for Children. He is co-founding Director (with Graeme) of In Fieri Theatre for whom he played Macbeth.

Mike first taught on the Summer School in 1982 when it was under the auspices of British Theatre Association Training of which he was member of the Board of Directors. He was the Director of the LEATSS Summer Schhol from 1996-2003 and now has the honorary title of Summer School Mentor. Mike was Senior Lecturer in Drama and Head of Department at Liverpool John Moores University until his recent  retirement.

He is also an award-winning radio actor (International Radio Festival of New York)