K-12 Schools, After School Program, College/University, Community Center
Association of Teaching Artists; Actor's Equity Association
MICHAEL WIGGINS is the Founder and Co-Director of Teaching Artist Group. He was the Education Program Consultant and teaching artist trainer for the New York Shakespeare Festival/Public Theater for 15 seasons. He served on the writing committee for the New York City Blueprint for Teaching and Learning in the Arts (PDF) and has developed and facilitated original professional development workshops for teaching artists and classroom teachers at the Public Theater and the New Victory Theater, among others. As an adjunct professor at NYU’s Educational Theatre Program he taught Dramatic Activities in the Secondary and Elementary School Classrooms. He trained as an actor, and received his MFA from the New York University Graduate Acting Program (’98).