Michael Raimondi

Michael Raimondi is a recent transplant to Seattle from New York City. He is the Founding Artistic Director of the local theatre organization Play Your* Part where he has directed Mae West’s The Drag, The Originals – A New Play by Brandon Force, More Than Maria – A Puerto Rican’s Guide to Survival, and  I Can see Russia From My House! Thirty, 30-second Russian Spy Plays, as well as producing an annual interview-based, new play staged-reading series and several events benefiting local nonprofit organizations such as Casa Latina, Mary’s Place, Gender Justice League, NW Immigrants Rights Project, King County Sexual Assault Resource Center.

Seattle acting credits include The Good Woman of Setzuan (ACTLab), Rich in As Is (University of Washington).  Additional acting credits include, Film: The Loins of Punjab Presents … (Horn OK Please), The Unidentified (Floodgate Features), Still(e) (Iron Fist/Velvet Glove). Television: Night of Too Many Stars (HBO) London Theatre: The Laramie Project (London Theatre Workshop). New York Theatre: Olmstead in August (Open Source), R.U.R. (Homunculus), Alan Seymour in Picnic (Hunter), Demetrius in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Lucille Lortel), The Laramie Project & Laramie: 10 Years Later (Matthew Shepard Foundation).

Additional directing credits include: The Sixties Project (Goodspeed), Carmina Burana (Columbia Chorale of Portland), Lysistrata, Miss Saigon, The Crucible, Our Town, TheCompletWrksofWillmShakspear (abridged), A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Duchess of Malfi, The Cherry Orchard, On The Town, Noises Off!, Brighton Beach Memoirs, Tall Tales from: The Kentucky Cycle, The Stonewater Rapture, Everyman, Prometheus Bound, Naomi in the Living Room, The Mask of Hiroshima, The Ticket – A New Musical, Zim vs. Gorloc (52nd Street Project), Too Many Women, The Love Song of Eleanor Purdy, The Business Proposal, Ester, Growing Up Irish in America.

Michael is the recipient of Kennedy Center, ACTF awards for Excellence in Directing and Playwrighting for his original work writhe. Formerly, Executive Director for Homunculus Mask Theatre in New York City, Michael produced the original piece Homunculus: Reloaded, and collaborated on several productions during a five year partnership.

Personal features
  • Job Title: Actor, Director, Producer, Coach, Artistic Director of Play Your* Part
  • Weight: 160
  • Height: 6'
  • Hair: brown
  • Eyes: blue
  • Vocal Range: baritone-tenor
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Pronouns: He/Him
  • Industry: Theatre
  • Main Profession: Director
  • Age Range: 30 - 40
  • Race or Ethnicity: White
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Skills
  • Dialects
  • Quick learner of languages for a role (Spanish, Italian, German, Latin, Hindi, Russian, etc.)
  • Dance, Movement, Suzuki, Viewpoints
  • Athletic - baseball, basketball, soccer, cross-fit, track and field, cross country running, etc.
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