Michael Sommers

Sommers Michael
Theatre Arts & Dance
College of Liberal Arts

Award Year
University Award
Distinguished Teachers Morse-Alumni
Section D

, Location 68

In his 34-year career to date, Professor Sommers has generated over fifty internationally recognized theatrical productions, probing the dark conflicts and the joys of being human. At the University, he has translated his unique vision into the curricular arts where he serves as mapmaker, provocateur, and mentor. He structures collaborative environments of serious and focused play that celebrate the act of making, inspiring students to work with their hands, imaginations, and intellects to realize their own creative process.