A New York native, Mitchel received his MFA from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 1976. After years of professional acting in New York City, he returned to Greensboro in 1989 to become CTG’s Executive Director, a position he still treasures today. Mitchel has performed in a host of productions across the Triad and has directed many CTG and Barn Dinner Theatre shows over the years. Mitchel has also directed CTG’s annual production of The Wizard of Oz for nearly 20 years! As one of the most visible Arts champions in our community, Mitchel was recognized by the United Arts Council in 2005, when he received the Betty Cone Medal of Arts. He also serves as an adjunct Assistant Professor of Theatre at Elon University. The proud dad of Erik and Devon, Mitchel also is the Cantorial Soloist at Temple Emanuel in Greensboro.