Based in Chicago, Mike Tutaj's designs have been seen and heard on the stages of The Goodman, Steppenwolf, The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, The Second City, Victory Gardens, Lookingglass, Writers' Theatre, The Court Theatre, TimeLine, American Theater Company, Paramount Theatre, The Hypocrites, and many more. Off-Broadway credits include MCC Theater, p73, EnGarde Arts, and The York Theatre. Regional credits include Indiana Repertory Theatre, The Alliance Theatre, Philadelphia Theatre Company, South Coast Rep, Center Stage, Syracuse Stage, Virginia Stage, Children's Theatre Company (Minneapolis), City Theatre Company (Pittsburgh), and Theatre Squared.
Mike has taught Projection Design in the Theatre Department of Columbia College Chicago. He is an artistic associate with TimeLine Theatre, and a member of United Scenic Artists local 829.