Michael Kachingwe, AEA
Michael T. Kachingwe is pleased to return to Southern California Shakespeare after appearing in The Tempest as “Prospero.” Other noted role was in Richard III as “Queen Margaret.” He has performed in over 40 productions including theatrical engagements at the Kennedy Center (Washington DC), La Mama (off Broadway), Steppenwolf (Chicago), Goodman (Chicago), Victory Gardens (Chicago), Shubert (Boston), Southern California Shakespeare Festival, Hayworth (LA), Robey (LA) and Unicorn (Kansas City). Theatre roles include ”Claudius” in Hamlet, “Caius” in Merry Wives of Windsor, “Michael Cassio” in Othello, “Claudius” in Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, “Charlie” in Bourbon at the Border, ”Wil” in Flyin’ West, “Slow Drag” in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, “Bynum” in Joe Turner’s Come and Gone, and “Keo” in Nomathemba (featuring Ladysmith Black Mambazo). In addition to his theatrical performing credits, Michael has appeared in film and television including roles in West Wing, The Bold and the Beautiful, and several national commercials. Michael has also directed over 50 theatrical productions, vocal coached over 40 productions, and fight choreographed over 30 productions.