Michael Fry works as a director, writer and executive. Theatre work includes Liverpool, Nottingham, Colchester, Farnham, Newbury, Cambridge. Opera work includes Welsh National Opera and Glyndebourne. He was Arts Council Assistant Director at Chester Gateway Theatre and Arts Council Associate at the Nuffield, Southampton. Work in London includes the Young Vic, the Lyric Hammersmith, the Gate, Soho Theatre, the Royal Court and the National Theatre. Artistic Director of Floorboards Productions, Great Eastern Stage and Not the National Theatre. Work abroad includes Ireland, Italy, France, Romania, Estonia, South Africa, China, Thailand and frequently in the United States.
His plays and adaptations have been performed in theatres throughout England, America and Australia, and are published by Methuen, Samuel French and Oberon. Academic positions at Coventry, Middlesex and London Universities (UK), Washington and Webster Universities (US) and East 15 Acting School and Shakespeare’s Globe (UK).