Michael Sullivan is an assistant professor in the department of Theatre Arts at Baylor University. He previously served on the faculty of the University of North Texas Theatre Arts Department and the University of Oklahoma School of Drama.
Professor Sullivan is an active professional set designer, and has worked extensively with the professional production companies such as the WaterTower Theatre, Kitchen Dog Theatre, and Circle Theatre in the Dallas/Fort Worth area; the Adirondack Theatre Festival in New York, and the Pollard Theatre in Oklahoma. In University settings he has designed for the University of North Texas Opera and the Oklahoma University School of Dance. He served as Assistant to Broadway veteran designer William Eckart on several productions including the world premiere of Three Coins in the Fountain at the Saint Louis Muny.
In 2005 Professor Sullivan received a Leon Rabin Award, best set design, for his work on the musical Cabaret at the WaterTower Theatre.