Michael Forden Walker*

Actors' Shakespeare Project: Director of Youth Programs. Simonides/Cleon in Pericles, John Dodge in Middletown, Thersites in Troilus and Cressida, Ford in The Merry Wives of Windsor, Poins/Ensemble in Henry IV, Parts 1 & 2, Cassio in Othello, Grumio in The Taming of the Shrew, Borachio in Much Ado About Nothing, Ferdinand in Duchess of Malfi, Graziano in Merchant of Venice, King John in King John, King/Maria/Nathaniel in Love's Labour's Lost, Lucius Andronicus in Titus Andronicus, Sir Andrew Aguecheek in Twelfth Night, Cornwall in King Lear, Pompey/Friar Peter in Measure for Measure, and Brakenbury/Ratcliff in Richard III. Local appearances with Underground Railway, Centastage, Boston Playwrights' Theatre, Boston Theatre Works, Molasses Tank Productions, The Bridge, Company One, and Willing Suspension Productions; in Charlotte, NC with Innovative Theatre. Past credits include Tru Grace: Holiday Memoirs; The Random Caruso; Comp; Antony and Cleopatra; Ionesco, Not Ionesco; Native Speech; Love's Fire; The Roaring Girl; The Spanish Tragedy; The Dwarfs; The Alchemist; A Chaste Maid in Cheapside; The Rover; Tales of the Lost Formicans; Vampire Lesbians of Sodom, Sleeping Beauty or Coma; and The Metamorphosis. Michael studied acting while an undergraduate English major at UNC-Charlotte, and he holds an M.A. in English literature from Boston University. He is a rock musician, most recently with Boston-based rock band Pink Mantis, and operates Forden Photography, specializing in headshots and creative portraiture.

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Norfolk, Henry VIII
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