Michael Burns

Assistant Professor of Acting


Beckert Hall rm #7



Michael Burns is a working actor, director, combat choreographer, and educator.  His credits include theaters in London, South Korea, New York City and throughout the United States.  He has worked throughout the Shakespeare festival circuit and is an original member of Handcart Ensemble Theatre group in New York City.  He holds degrees in theatre from Brigham Young University, Southern Methodist University, and Drama Studio London. He is a Fulbright research grantee researching Asian and children’s Theatre and was a member of the famed Mokwha Repertory Theatre in South Korea.   He teaches acting, children's theatre, auditioning, and stage combat.