MICHAEL GORGAN is an art historian and museum curator by training. He has designed properties and set dressing for numerous performing arts groups throughout the state, including OpenStage Theatre, Colorado Ballet, Colorado Symphony Orchestra, Opera Fort Collins, Bas Bleu Theatre, Canyon Concert Ballet, Central City Opera, Colorado State University Theatre and the University of Northern Colorado. His work appeared in the WB network series, Roswell, and in the national tour of Bully with John Davidson. Michael has worked with OpenStage Theatre since 1993 as a properties designer, set dresser, set designer and costume designer. His recent work with OpenStage includes set designer for A Midsummer Night's Dream and properties designer and set dresser for Frankenstein, The Crucible, Bright Ideas, La BĂȘte, Orphans and The North Plan. Michael received the 2011 OpenStage Founder's Award for his outstanding contributions to the Company. He was nominated by The Denver Post for Best Set Designer for his design for Nomad Theatre's Belle and the Beast.
Michael's Work in OpenStage Theatre
Event Role
Cry It Out Scenic Designer / Properties Designer
Tiny Beautiful Things Scenic Designer / Properties Designer
Men On Boats Properties Designer/Properties Supervisor
Frankenstein Properties Designer/Set Dresser/Properties Supervisor
The Crucible Properties Designer/Set Dresser/Properties Supervisor
Monty Python's Spamalot Assistant Properties Designer/Assistant Set Dresser
Don't Dress For Dinner- Essential Season Properties Assistant
Ultimate Beauty Bible- Etcetera Season Properties Designer
Bright Ideas- Essential Season Properties Designer/Set Dresser/Properties Supervisor
La Bete- Essential Season Properties Designer/Set Dresser/Properties Supervisor
The North Plan Carpenter
The North Plan Properties Designer/Set Dresser/Properties Supervisor
Superior Donuts Properties Designer/Set Dresser
Orphans Properties Designer/Set Dresser/Props Supervisor
Outside Mullingar Properties Designer/Set Dresser/Master Carpenter
Journey To The West Properties Designer/Set Dresser/Properties Supervisor
Unnecessary Farce Properties Designer/Set Dresser/Master Carpenter
Romeo And Juliet Properties Designer/Tree Designer/Props Supervisor
Spring Awakening Master Carpenter/Scenic Painter
The Tempest Properties Designer/Properties Master
Dangerous Liaisons Properties Designer/Set Dresser/Props Master
Rent Master Carpenter/Scenic Charge Artist
Scapin Properties Designer/Props Master
Moonlight And Magnolias Properties Designer/Set Dresser/Scenic Artist
The Seafarer Properties Designer/Set Dresser/Props Master
A Midsummer Night's Dream Set Designer/Props Designer/Master Carpenter/Scenic Painter
Bullshot Crummond Properties Designer/Set Dresser/Props Master
Wit Master Carpenter/Scenic Painter/Props Designer/Props Master
Noises Off Scenic Charge Artist
Amadeus Properties Designer/Set Dresser/Props Master
The Rocky Horror Show Assistant Props Master
The Ladies Man Props Designer/Set Dresser/Props Mstr/Set Painter
33 Variations Properties Designer/Set Dresser
Shipwrecked! An Entertainment Scenic, Prop, Foley Dsgnr/Scenic Artist/Carpenter
The 39 Steps Set Dsgnr/Mstr Carpenter/Props Dsgnr/Scenic Artist
Dead Man's Cell Phone Properties Designer/Properties Master
Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure Properties Crew
King Lear Properties Designer/Properties Master
A Picasso Set Designer/Properties Designer/Properties Master
The Complete Works Of William Shakespeare (abridged) Properties Design/Properties Master
Is He Dead? Properties Designer/Set Dresser
The Glass Menagerie Properties Designer/Set Dresser/Scenic Artist
Anon(ymous) Properties Designer/Set Dresser/Props Master
Little Shop Of Horrors Properties Designer/Set Dresser
The Book Of Liz Set Designer/Master Carpenter/Scenic Artist
The Cripple Of Inishmaan Properties Designer/Set Dresser
Nickel And Dimed Carpentry Crew
Dirty Blonde Scenic Designer/Draper/Set Dresser
Picnic Set Designer/Scenic Charge Artist
Saint Joan Properties Designer/Set Dresser
Picnic Properties Designer/Set Dresser
The Solid Gold Cadillac Set-In Crew
The Exonerated Set-In Crew
A Bright Room Called Day Set-In Crew
Rasputin Set-In Crew
A Bright Room Called Day Construction Crew
The Exonerated Set Designer/Scenic Artist/Set Dresser/Properties
A Bright Room Called Day Properties Designer/Set Dresser
The Solid Gold Cadillac Properties Designer/Set Dresser
The Women Set-in Crew
The Women Carpenter
Copenhagen Wardrobe Mistress
Copenhagen Costume Designer
The Winter's Tale Properties Designer/Set Dresser
The Women Scenic Artist
The Women Scenic Designer/Properties Designer/Set Dresser
The Weir Properties Crew
Proof Set-In Crew
Proof Properties Designer/Set Dresser
Macbeth Properties and Set Dressing Design
Romeo And Juliet Set Decoration
Romeo And Juliet Properties
Fuddy Meers Set Decoration
Fuddy Meers Properties
Fortinbras Properties design
The Tempest Set Decoration
Fortinbras Stagehand
The Tempest Properties design
Fortinbras Set dressing
The Tempest Mask Design
The Tempest Stagehand
Fortinbras English Ambassador
An Inspector Calls Set dressing
The Last Night At Ballyhoo Properties design
Misalliance Master carpenter
Misalliance Set dressing
An Inspector Calls Properties design
An Inspector Calls Scenic design
The Last Night At Ballyhoo Set dressing
Misalliance Properties design
King Lear Properties design
The Ladies Of The Camellias Properties design
The Ladies Of The Camellias Scenic design
The 1940s Radio Hour Set dressing
King Lear Set dressing
The Ladies Of The Camellias Set dressing
The 1940s Radio Hour Properties