Mike Theisen began his career as an actor at the age of 8 focusing primarily on theatre in and around the Twin Cities, Minnesota. In addition to his work in the theatre he was also involved in several commercial and industrial projects throughout his 10 year career in the Twin Cities. Mike moved to Chicago in 2007 to attend DePaul University where he received his BFA in Acting from The Theatre School at DePaul, a prestigious conservatory for acting. After graduating he moved to the other side of the table and began working at Gray Talent Group in 2011.
Currently, Mike oversees the commercial and voiceover departments at Gray Talent and also assists with Chicago based television projects such as Empire, Chicago Fire, The Chi, and Chicago PD – to name a few. In addition, he focuses much of his energy on helping actors develop their artistic craft in hopes of allowing them the ability to sustain a lasting and fulfilling career as an actor/artist.