Green Shirt Studio


Michael McKeogh


Michael McKeogh (AEA) is a Chicago-based actor, teacher, and coach.  In 2012, he received his MFA in Acting from The Theatre School at DePaul University.  Currently, he teaches acting and improv at The Actor’s Training Center in Wilmette, IL, and has previously taught Into to Shakespeare and The Monologue Audition at Green Shirt Studio. He is a passionate teacher and loves the opportunity to meet and work with actors of all backgrounds.  Broadly speaking, Michael’s philosophy of teaching imbues students with proficiency and confidence through discipline and collaboration.  

“I like to tell students that we, myself included, are akin to a team of forensic scientists, mining away at all possible facts and potential outcomes with empathy and curiosity. “

Chicago acting credits include: Charles Wilcox in Howard’s End (Remy Bumppo); Beau in Southern Gothic *original cast (Windy City Playhouse); Moses in Skin of our Teeth (Remy Bumppo); Eddie in Pocatello (Griffin Theatre); Frankie Wild in The White Road (Irish Theatre of Chicago); Hamlet in Hamlet (Oak Park Festival Theatre); Col. Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain in The Killer Angels (Lifeline Theatre); Dmitri in Concerning Strange Devices From the Distant West (TimeLine Theatre); Dr. Greenberg in Freshly Fallen Snow (Chicago Dramatists).  In 2014, Michael co-hosted The Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s holiday show Welcome Yule!