Mike Bell - Playwright-in-Residence

 

Michael Bell is a playwright/actor living in Winnipeg.  He is currently the playwright-in- residence at the University of Manitoba.  Michael is working on a full-length play for the Black Hole Theatre for its 2009/10 season.  His other plays include “Chekhov and Me” for Theatre Projects Manitoba’s “In the Chamber” series, and 10 other works for the Winnipeg Fringe Festival.  Michael’s comedy sketches for the Royal Liechtenstein Theatre Company have been performed at the Saskatoon and Edmonton Fringe Festivals, as well as on CBC Television.  He is also a freelance contributor for the CBC radio show “Definitely Not the Opera.”

Michael’s recent acting credits include the Gary Yates film “High Life” (based on the play), and this past year he appeared in the Manitoba Theatre Centre’s productions of “Glengarry Glen Ross” and “Our Town.”