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Member Since 2010
Mike is an ensemble member with the Curtainbox Theatre Company appearing in Fool for Love, Art, and Hedda Gabler, and co-assistant producing Wit and holds a 1990 bachelor's degree in English and Theatre from Rock Island's Augustana College. While the Curtainbox's Theatre Criticism course will be the first one he's taught since receiving his degree, don't be afraid. (Or rather, be afraid just a little.) Mike has amassed a great deal of professional critiquing experience in the years since, having served as the River Cities' Reader's resident movie reviewer since February of 1995, and the newspaper's theatre reviewer from April of 2005 to December of 2009. For examples of his work, visit, where more than 300 of his area-theatre reviews are available.