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05.26.2011 | | Posted at 09:11 AM

A talk with Actor/Youngblodo Theatre co-founder Michael Cotey about his upcoming performance as Dr. Faustus.

By Russ Bickerstaff
Actor/Youngblood Theatre co-founder Michael Cotey has been preparing for a performance as Dr. Faustus in youngblood’s production of An Apology. He brings the role to a former factory space at the Pritzlaff building. It’s kind of an interesting challenge for him in a couple of different ways. I had the chance to speak with him a few days back. Here’s part three of a three-part podcast of m...
05.24.2011 | | Posted at 04:25 AM

A talk with Actor/Youngblodo Theatre co-founder Michael Cotey about his upcoming performance as Dr. Faustus.

By Russ Bickerstaff
  Actor/Youngblood Theatre co-founder Michael Cotey has been preparing for a performance as Dr. Faustus in youngblood’s production of An Apology.  He brings the role to a former factory space at the Pritzlaff building. It’s kind of an interesting challenge for him in a couple of different ways. I had the chance to speak with him a few days back. Here’s part one of a three-part podcast of...
05.25.2011 | | Posted at 04:25 AM

A talk with Actor/Youngblodo Theatre co-founder Michael Cotey about his upcoming performance as Dr. Faustus.

By Russ Bickerstaff
  Actor/Youngblood Theatre co-founder Michael Cotey has been preparing for a performance as Dr. Faustus in youngblood's production of An Apology. He brings the role to a former factory space at the Pritzlaff building. It's kind of an interesting challenge for him in a couple of different ways. I had the chance to speak with him a few days back. Here'™s part two of a three-part podcast of my in...
04.22.2010 | | Posted at 08:31 AM

Michael Cotey Talks More About His Second Time As A Director

By Russ Bickerstaff
Some time ago, Youngblood Theatre�co-founder Michael Cotey Googled the words �superhero� and �theatre,� and ran across something by a playwright named Mickle Maher. Having read Maher�s script for SPIRITS TO ENFORCE, Cotey knew that this was going to be a very, very interesting project. With a dozen actors sitting down and facing the audience as characters in a call center, the challenges of Cote...
04.21.2010 | | Posted at 06:16 PM

Michael Cotey On SPIRITS TO ENFORCE Pt. 1

By Russ Bickerstaff
Some time ago, Youngblood Theatre co-founder Michael Cotey Googled the words “superhero” and “theatre,” and ran across something by a playwright named Mickle Maher. Having read Maher’s script for SPIRITS TO ENFORCE, Cotey knew that this was going to be a very, very interesting project. With a dozen actors sitting down and facing the audience as characters in a call center, the challen...
07.10.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
Michael Cotey has shown remarkable talent since his first appearances onstage as a theatre student at UWM. Now fully graduated from UWM, Cotey and a few others are starting a new theatre company—Youngblood. I had the opportunity to speak with Cotey outside Alterra at the Lake during a particularly frenetic Summerfest weekend.As the conversation progressed, we got to talking about Youngblood�...
07.09.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
Michael Cotey has shown remarkable talent since his first appearances onstage as a theatre student at UWM. Not only working with UWM, he’s made a number of appearances in professional theatre over the years. He boldly took the stage in the male lead of an In Tandem’s Equus . . . later appearing in a student production of The Dumbwaiter—a production that he also directed and landing a minor ...
06.30.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
As appealing as the life of a traveling artist seems to me, I’d never really be able to pull it off. Coming from a childhood of virtual poverty, I have very little experience traveling. I’ve never really been able to communicate all that coherently during or within 24 hours after returning from a road trip. And yet, when Michael Cotey said he wanted to talk about his new theatre company at Alt...

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