Mike Swan

Last updated

October 2, 2017

Mike’s current news

Wit was recently the recipient of a 2017 Ivey Award for Emotional Impact!


Originally from New Jersey, Mike moved to Minnesota in 2013 to join the Commonweal Theatre Company. After two seasons, he relocated to the Twin Cities where he has been seen around town with Girl Friday, Artistry, DalekoArts, Savage Umbrella, 20% Theatre, Theatre in the Round, and others. 



Girl Friday Productions:
Idiot's Delight (Italian Officer/Signor Rossi) Dir. Craig Johnson 

Wit (Ensemble) Dir. Benjamin McGovern ***2017 Ivey Award for Emotional Impact
All My Sons (George) Dir. Sean Byrd

Savage Umbrella:
The Awakening (Alcee Arobin) Dir. Laura Leffler-McCabe

Our Town (Howie Newsome, Sam Craig, et al.) Dir. Amanda White
The Shape of Things (Adam) Dir. Jamil Jude

Guthrie Theater: 
#Matter (Cole) Dir. Jamil Jude

Theatre in the Round: 
The Drawer Boy (Miles) Dir. Jamil Jude

20% Theatre Q Stage: 
And She Would Stand Like This (Miss Scott) Dir. David Mendizabal

Cromulent Shakespeare: 
Henry IV Pt 1 (Hal) Dir. Jake Wellington

Workhouse Theater (staged reading): 
A Falling Out (Phil Dooley) Dir. Linda Paulsen

Commonweal Theatre Company: 
Arcadia (Ezra Chater) Dir. Leah Cooper
 Arsenic and Old Lace (Officer O'Hara) Dir. Tod Petersen
Tigers Be Still (Zack) Dir. Philip Muehe 
Every Christmas Story Ever Told...And Then Some! (Performer) Dir. Scott Dixon
The Last Night of Ballyhoo (Peachy) Dir. Adrienne Sweeney
Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure (Sid Prince et al.) Dir. Michael Bigelow Dixon

Virginia Shakespeare Festival: 
The Merchant of Venice (Prince of Aragon, Leonardo) Dir. Christopher Owens
The Two Gentlemen of Verona (Outlaw, Servant, Musician) Dir. Steven Breese

The Hopeful Road (MCTC)
Ella (Eric Johnson Productions)

Rosetta Stone Ltd.--American English
Capella University

Commonweal Theatre Apprenticeship
B.A Theatre Performance James Madison University

Trombone/Euphonium--15 years, reads music, 3 ball juggle, unarmed combat experience, broadsword combat experience
Accents/Dialects: English R.P, Cockney, American Southern, Spanish, Canadian, New York  

Represented by Talent Poole for on-camera and voiceover

Download Mike’s résumé