Michael Lluberes is an award-winning director, playwright and actor. He is currently the Producing Artistic Director of Flint Repertory Theatre where directing highlights include: The Glass Menagerie, Into The Woods, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, ASSASSINS, Songs About Stuff (World Premiere), The Boatman (World Premiere).
Writing/Directing: The Boy in the Bathroom (New York Musical Theatre Festival, NYMF Best New Musical and Best Book Awards, ASCAP/Disney Workshop. The show has gone on to receive productions at The Chance Theater, The Adirondack Theatre Festival, Bloomington Playwrights Project, The Festival of New American Musicals, Curtain Call Theatre, Penn State University, New Jersey Rep, Peppermint Creek Theatre, Spirit of Broadway Theatre, Sandbox Collective, Manila Fringe Arts Festival, Firehouse Theatre), Peter Pan: The Boy Who Hated Mothers (Broadway World Los Angeles Theatre Award Best Play, LA Weekly Theater Award Nomination Best Production, The Blank Theatre, No Rules Theatre Company, Kennedy Center Page-to-Stage Festival), The Geranium on the Windowsill Just Died But Teacher You Went Right On (FYT, ASCAP/DreamWorks Workshop). Other Directing: Bayonets of Angst (New York Musical Theatre Festival), Twelfth Night (Sonnet Repertory Theatre), Simon Dawes Becomes A Planet (Time Shared), Nighttime Traffic (NYMF), 1,000 Cats (UCB, HBO’s Funny Or Die Presents) The Lion The Witch and The Wardrobe, A Wrinkle in Time, The Adventures of Robin Hood (Flint Youth Theatre).
Acting: Broadway First National Tour: Dirty Dancing. Off-Broadway: Heaven Knows (Ensemble Studio Theatre), Off-Broadway/U.S. Tour: American Dreams: Lost and Found, Pudd’nhead Wilson, The Taming of the Shrew, As You Like It (The Acting Company). Regional: The Old Globe, Cincinnati Playhouse, St. Louis Rep, Casa Mañana, Capital Rep, Maltz Jupiter, Pioneer Theatre Company. TV: “Chappelle’s Show,” “Law & Order,” “Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn.”
Michael is the proud recipient of the ASCAP Foundation Harold Adamson Award, The American Harmony Prize, an NEA New Artist Initiative Award, Anna Sosenko Trust Award and fellowships at The Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Hambidge and Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. He is a graduate of The University of North Carolina School of the Arts, a member of The Acting Company, Lincoln Center Theater Directors Lab and The Dramatists Guild. www.MichaelLluberes.com