Michael Engler is a theatre and television director and a television producer. His Broadway credits include Eastern Standard, Mastergate, and I Hamlet. He directed the 2003 Off-Broadway production of Alan Bennett's Talking Heads, which earned him an Outer Critics Circle Award nomination. He has also directed a regional production of The Broken Pitcher. His television credits include "My So-Called Life", "Party of Five", "Chicago Hope", "The West Wing", "Sex and the City", "Psych", "30 Rock", "Parenthood", and "The Big C". His producing credits include "Party of Five", "Cupid", "Time of Your Life", "Life As We Know It", and "Priveleged".
Engler recieved his undergraduate degree from New York University, and recieved his master's degree from the Yale School of Drama.