DGA Visual History Michael Schultz
This is a Visual History Recording

Visual History with Michael Schultz

Interviewed by: Donna Brown Guillaume

Michael Schultz’s career spans four decades in theater, film and television.  He was a founding member of the world-famous Negro Ensemble Company, the renowned off-Broadway theater group that was the training ground for Pulitzer Prize winning playwrights and countless actors of quality.

How Schultz got his first film directing break on To Be Young Gifted and Black.

Schultz discusses the essential qualities of a director.

Schultz describes how he grounds the actors in the off-stage experience of their characters.