Michael Grant is a founding ensemble member of Irish Theatre of Chicago and served as Artistic Director from 1995 to 2003 and again from 2009 to 2018. His stage appearances for ITC include LAY ME DOWN SOFTLY, OUR FATHER, WAR, DRINK ME, and THE CLEARING, as well as the world premieres of MARKED TREE, AND NEITHER HAVE I WINGS TO FLY, and THE PAGANS. Favorite Chicago area roles include Sherlock Holmes in THE SIGN OF THE FOUR at Apple Tree Theatre, the Invisible Man in SCIENTIFIC ROMANCES and Arthur Miller in ARE YOU NOW OR HAVE YOU EVER BEEN at Next Theatre (Jeff Award: Best Ensemble), and Hugo in GOD’S MAN IN TEXAS at Northlight Theatre (Jeff Nominee: Best Supporting Actor). In addition, Michael has also worked with Fox Theatricals, Interplay, Center Theater, Stage Left, and European Repertory, among others. He is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame, and is represented by Paonessa Talent.