Michael Schwendemann

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Michael Schwendemann

Lead Teacher, Theater


Mike Schwendemann

Michael Schwendemann is happy to be back at Usdan this summer. He has a BA in Drama, Theatre, Dance from Queens College/CUNY and an MFA in Acting from the University of Alabama. One day he will complete his ME if he can ever find the time. He has been a member of the Huntington High School English Department for 20 years – where he has directed 30 productions ranging from Beauty and the Beast to The Laramie Project. He has appeared on the stages of the Genesis Repertory Ensemble, the Alabama Shakespeare Festival, the American Globe Theatre and the NYC Opera. On film & television don’t blink or you might miss him, he’s been spotted lurking in the background of everything from B-movies to Academy Award winning films – most recent TV appearances include Gotham (FOX), A Crime to Remember (ID), Boardwalk Empire (HBO), The Deuce (HBO), The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon Prime), and The Gilded Age (HBO).


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