conference panelist info
Producer Michael Alden has been at the helm of film, theater and special event production in a career that has spanned over thirty years. From rock and roll concerts and tours to feature films and Broadway plays.
As a producer, Mr. Alden has been represented in the West End with Come from Away (Olivier Award for Best Musical) David Seidler’s original play The King’s Speech and Bat Boy The Musical. On Broadway; Come From Away, Disgraced (2013 Pulitzer Prize – Drama), Grey Gardens and Bridge & Tunnel (Special Tony Award.) Off Broadway and regional; Not That Jewish, Becoming Dr. Ruth, Admit One, the Brochu-Schalchlin musical The Last Session, Bat Boy The Musical, Sarah Jones’ Bridge & Tunnel, Spalding Gray: Stories Left To Tell, and the Los Angeles productions of Howard Crabtree’s When Pigs Fly.
Film works include: “Just Cause” with Sean Connery, the fashion forward documentary “UnZipped” for Miramax, Stephen Daldry’s “The Hours,” the multi-award winning feature comedy, “Kissing Jessica Stein”, Ralph Ziman’s foreign feature film, “The Zookeeper” starring Sam Neill, Ian Holt’s feature film, “Cursed” starring Mickey Rourke and two feature length documentaries, “My Beautiful Stutter” (following five children from bullying to bravery), and “When Reagan Killed Roosevelt” , the never before told story of the rap group Public Enemy.