Michael Peters
Associate Artistic Director

Michael is thrilled to perform in PSYCHONAUT LIBRARIANS with The New Colony, where he is an ensemble member and co-founder.  He last appeared on The New Colony stage in the Jeff Recommended production of MERGE.  Other New Colony productions include STANLEY IN THE NAME OF LOVE, THE BEAR SUIT OF HAPPINESS, RISE OF THE NUMBERLESS i/a/w Bailiwick Theatre, and AMELIA EARHART: JUNGLE PRINCESS.  He works frequently around the Chicago theatre community as well.  Notable productions include THE HISTORY BOYS with TimeLine Theatre (Jeff Awards for Best Production, Best Ensemble), COLUMBINUS at Raven Theatre (Jeff Nominations for Best Production, Best Ensemble), and RED NOSES with Strawdog Theatre.  He is a proud alumnus of Columbia College Chicago, and would like to thank his wife Shannon and his friends and family for their continued support.

He is also a licensed Illinois Real Estate Broker, member of the National Association of REALTORS®, and a property manager at Chicago’s iconic Marina City. 

Michael married his beautiful wife Shannon in 2013 and resides with her in the Lincoln Square neighborhood of Chicago.  He is honored to be a Director on The New Colony board, and excited to help guide the company to new opportunities in the future.

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