Michael Burgoyne ASTC


Michael Burgoyne applies his extensive theatrical design and technical experience to shape theatres, entertainment venues and worship spaces with Schuler Shook. In addition to lighting and rigging system design, Michael develops spatial allocations, programming documents, system budgets and specifications. Close collaboration with the design team and end-users assures that each project is carefully detailed and highly functional. Michael has worked as a lighting designer and design assistant for companies including The Guthrie Theater (Minnesota), Hey City Theatre (Minneapolis, Minnesota), Center Stage (Maryland) and New York City Opera. He has also worked as an associate designer and project manager in themed retail and specialty entertainment venues across the US.

Significant Projects


  • BFA - North Carolina School of the Arts


  • American Society of Theatre Consultants
  • United Scenic Artists of America
  • United States Institute for Theatre Technology


  • Kings Theatre
    • 2015 TITLE III ADA Sapolin Pub­lic Accom­mo­da­tion Award
    • Build­ing Design + Con­struc­tion 2015 Plat­inum Award for Reconstruction
  • Minneapolis Convention Center
    • IALD Award of Mer­it, 2003
    • IES Illu­mi­na­tion Design Award of Mer­it, 2002