Mike joined the Mendel Center team in 2012 where he oversees operations and programs the annual speakers’ series season. Mike blends a business and arts management background and more than 40 years of improvisational theater experience with a passion for creating collaborative arts opportunities in southwest Michigan. He studied improv theatre with The Players Workshop of Second City Theatre in Chicago and has produced, directed, and performed with The Practical Theatre Co. in Chicago, Bridges Theatre and Workshop in Benton Harbor, Michigan, and other Midwest improv troupes. In addition to his Mendel Center duties, Mike owns the Citadel Dance Center building in the Benton Harbor Arts District and is a long-time board member of the Southwestern Michigan Tourist Council. He has held managerial positions with Whirlpool Corporation and Kohler Corporation in communication and change management.
Contact Mike to explore new business opportunities, community partnerships, sponsorships, and individual contributions.Contact Mike Nadolski