Michel Hausmann is a Venezuelan-born theater director, producer and writer. He is the co-founder and Artistic Director of Miami New Drama, Michel was the bookwriter and director of THE GOLEM OF HAVANA, a critically-acclaimed original musical. The show opened at LaMama in August of 2013 and received its world premiere at Barrington Stage Company in July of 2014. It had a sold out, extended run at the Colony Theatre with Miami New Drama. Hausmann's Off Broadway credits include the New York Premiere of Vassily Sigarev's BLACK MILK at East 13th Theater and the New York premiere of THE COLOR OF DESIRE, by Pulitzer Prize winning author Nilo Cruz. In Caracas he was the Artistic Director of Palo De Agua, a leading Venezuelan theater company. There he directed the world premiere of LOS NAVEGAOS, renowned Venezuelan playwright Isaac Chocrón's last play, as well as critically-acclaimed productions of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR and THE PRODUCERS with an audience of 170,000 spectators. Along with Moisés Kaufman, he co-directed the Venezuelan premiere of GROSS INDECENCY: THE THREE TRIALS OF OSCAR WILDE.
Michel received a BA from Emerson College and an M.F.A in Theater Directing from Columbia University. Hausmann is a New York Theater Workshop 2050 Fellow, a Shubert Presidential fellow, an IRNE nominee and a Richard Rodgers Award finalist.