Michael Rau is currently an assistant professor at Stanford University, where he serves as the Artistic Director of the Department, and teaches classes in Directing and Theater-Making.

He has taught at Columbia University, New York University, Wesleyan University, the University of Sao Paulo, the University of Brasilia.

He given talks at the Performing Robots Conference, The Future of Storytelling Conference, StoryCode at Lincoln Center, RailsConf and more. He is available for master-classes, guest-lectures and public talks.