Program Books/Michael Commendatore (he/him)

Michael Commendatore (he/him)

projections associate

Michael Commendatore is originally from Rhode Island but currently resides in Chicago, with his amazing wife, Katie, and sassy-but-sweet cat, Sebastian. Commendatore travels around the country designing and assisting projection designs for theater, opera, dance, installations, and more. He blends his love for film and theater by designing projections at places like the Public Theatre, Music Theatre Wichita, Yale Repertory Theatre, DePaul Uni­versity, Colgate University, Williams Col­lege, SUNY Stonybrook, Chicago Symphony Or­ches­tra, Emerald City Theatre, Vancouver Fringe Festival, and more. He also has had the opportunity to work on shows at Juilliard, Carnegie Hall, Steppenwolf Theatre, Goodman Theatre, and the Lincoln Center Theater. Michael holds an MFA in design from Yale School of Drama. To see some of his work, visit his website at www.michael­commenda­