MIKE OQUENDO

Producer · Creator · Everyone's Friend

A Chicago born and raised Comedy, Music and Theater producer. Mike produces and stages over 80 shows a year in the Chicagoland area and across the country.

He previously served on the Board of Trustees for The Recording Academy which created the very first Latin Grammy Awards. He is a concept contributor on 3 HBO Latino specials and since 20__ produces a Community Partner Night, that raises over $80,000 annually for deserving not-for-profit organizations.

Mike is one of only a handful of Latinos to have trained at New York’s “Commercial Theater Institute” and his productions have played in theaters in Florida, New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.

Mike is a highly sought after public speaker, and his public speaking credits include the Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus, the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and the Illinois Institute of Technology.

 

His recent off-Broadway production of the one-man show "Made in Puerto Rico" featuring Comedian, Eli Castro, whom sold out for 7 straight weeks in New York City, and is set to open in April 2020 at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

Mike is also proud to sit on the Board of the Chicago Latino Theater Alliance which produces "Destinos" a world-class theater festival.

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