Mike Long

Mike Long is an actor, educator, and deviser of theatre.  As an actor, he has appeared at theatres around the US in performances ranging from Shakespeare to Ibsen to contemporary Musical Theatre and holds an MFA in Acting from the University of Virginia.  

He currently teaches acting and theatre at the American University of Sharjah.

Other recent projects include acting in Middletown at the Heritage Theatre Festival, directing Nice Work If You Can Get It and The Liar at Live Arts, and staging the first production of The Swiss Swap: A Martin and Margaret Adventure, a full-length adventure farce that he co-wrote with collaborator Amaree Cluff. The script was awarded the University of Virginia's Clay E. Delauney Memorial Award for Excellence in Playwriting and has subsequently been produced by several other theatres. 


Skill Proficiency History

Date Weapon Location Grade

Winter Wonderland Workshop - Unarmed Renewal

Jan 11, 2020 Unarmed Rosemont, Illinois Basic Pass

Winter Wonderland Worshop - R&D Renewal

Jan 11, 2020 Rapier and Dagger Chicago, Illinois Basic Pass

University of Virginia

May 7, 2018 Broadsword Charlottesville, Virginia Recommended Pass
May 6, 2014 Broadsword Charlottesville, Virginia Recommended Pass
May 6, 2014 Knife Charlottesville, Virginia Recommended Pass

Univeristy of Virginia

May 13, 2016 Rapier and Dagger Charlottesville, Virginia Basic Pass
May 13, 2016 Unarmed Charlottesville, Virginia Recommended Pass