Mike Schlitt is a founding member of the Actors’ Gang Theatre, two-time winner of the New York International Fringe Festival’s Outstanding Solo Performance award, and a recipient of the LADCC Margaret Harford award for outstanding contribution to Los Angeles Theater. Since 1983, he has produced, directed, written and/or performed in over 40 Theatrical Productions. Favorites include directing the American Premiere of Georg Tabori’s MEIN KAMPF (Backstage West Garland Award Winner), adapting and directing Gogol’s THE INSPECTOR GENERAL (L.A.Weekly award nominee), co-writing and directing LITTLE MAN IN THE BOX (Dramalogue award winner, included in L.A. Times’ top 10 productions of the year), developing and directing ASYLUM (Dramalogue award winner) and directing and performing in two separate productions of the long running hit KLUB (L.A. Weekly award-Best Revival 2008). His work as a solo performer has been seen in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Portland and New York: DRIVE, HE SAID (Saxon Lee Gallery), MIKE’S INCREDIBLE INDIAN ADVENTURE (LATC, Flea Theatre, Portland Center Stage), JESUS RIDE (Here Arts, Soho Playhouse, Elephant Asylum, The Marsh, Son of Semele). He is currently writing a new multi-media performance piece PATRIOT ACT – a comic meditation on US History (both fact and fiction). His original podcast series EARLY BIRD SPECIAL can be heard on itunes or at www.mikeschlitt.com.