School of Communication

Michael Rohd

Department of Theatre

Michael Rohd

Assistant Professor
Theatre and Interpretation Center
1949 Campus Drive
Evanston , IL 60208-2430
Graduate Programs: MFA Directing and Design Programs

Michael Rohd is the founding artistic director of Sojourn Theatre in Portland, Oregon; his work with Sojourn and with theaters and in educational, community, business and civic settings around the nation focuses on original devised work and engagement strategies for unique performance experiences that often utilize participation.


MFA Directing & Public Dialogue, Virginia Tech
BS School of Speech, Northwestern University

Awards and Honors

2012 Clarence Simon Award for Teaching and Mentoring
2008 Portland Drammy for Outstanding Production of the Year- Sojourn Theatres GOOD - Writer/Directo

Recent Grants and Funding

Ford Foundation, Oregon Arts Commission, NEA, Boeing, Collins Foundation, Nike, Americans for the Arts


Devising and Directing
Devising with Youth
Movement Theatre
Devising, Collaboration & the Performer
Devising Site Specific Performance
Devising Civic Theatre