Tyler Michaels King

Tyler Michaels King

All Ages
"His skills, charisma and determined ambition have propelled him into the forefront of Twin Cities musical theater." - Graydon Royce

Tyler Michaels King is a performer, director, and improviser living in Saint Paul, Minnesota. He received 2014's Emerging Artist Ivey Award and has been named "Artist of the Year" by City Pages, "Best Actor" by Minnesota Monthly, and Minneapolis' "Best Actor in a Musical" by Broadwayworld.com. He also holds the "Mark Twain Comedic Performance Award" from the Kennedy Center.

Tyler was born and raised in Bloomington, Minnesota and graduated from Minnesota State University Moorhead with a Bachelor's Degree in Theatre Arts. In 2011, he was awarded a scholarship to study at Dell'Arte International School of Physical Theater in Blue Lake, California.

Since 2011, Tyler has worked and played with the Guthrie Theater, The Ordway, Children's Theater Company, Hennepin Theater Trust, Theatre Latte Da, History Theater, Chanhassen Dinner Theaters, Illusion Theater, Flying Foot Forum, 7th House Theater, Actors Theater of Minnesota, Circa Productions, Newton Theater, Minneapolis Musical Theatre, HUGE Theater, Got It Made ​Productions, Studio206, and Artistry (Bloomington Civic Theatre).

In 2016, Tyler launched Trademark Theater, a Twin Cities based company devoted to the creation, development, and production of new theatrical productions.

Tyler is also a founding member of Bearded Men Improv, a long-form experimental improv troupe that performs weekly at HUGE Improv Theater as well as all over the country during various comedy festivals and tours.

Tyler is an on-camera and voice over talent for NUTS, ltd. a Twin Cites based talent agency. He is also a proud member of the Actor's Equity Association.

Venue Information:
The Dunsmore Jazz Room
6161 Hwy 65 NE
Minneapolis, MN, 55432