Mike Ostroski is an actor, writer, director, and producer. Mike recently shot the Netflix feature, Velvet Buzzsaw with Jake Gyllenhaal, the Bold Films feature, Shot Caller with Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, and Lifetime’s New York Prison Break with Penelope Ann Miller. Mike has appeared in episodes of Euphoria, Breaking Bad, Criminal Minds, How To Get Away With Murder, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Fuller House, The Middle, The Muppets, Legends, Manhattan, and Henry Danger. Mike has performed in over 75 productions as a 12-year member of The Barter Theatre’s Resident Acting Company, in roles such as Jamie Wellerstein (The Last Five Years), Sam Peliczowski (Fully Committed), Bottom (A Midsummer Night’s Dream), Gaston (Beauty and the Beast), Ty Saybrook (Revolutions by Richard Alfieri, world premiere), and Lennie in The Barter’s national tour of Of Mice and Men. After performing Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol and Taming of the Shrew with the award-winning Duke City Repertory Theatre, Mike premiered In/Visible Theatre’s Bumbershoot at The New York International Fringe Festival, and performed the role of Robert Novum Smith in the new comedy The Book Club Play by Karen Zacarias at both The Public Theatre of Maine and The Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. Mike has been performing his award-winning solo show, Groundwork, co-written and directed by Derek Davidson, since 2013. Mike attended The University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) for musical theatre, Miami University (Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa) for creative writing, and abroad at both Cambridge University and London’s Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Kate Cook.