Michael Buffong is an English theatre director and the Artistic Director of Talawa Theatre Company. His work is characterised by reworking stage classics delivered to high degree of detail.
Buffong was born in Islington, London in 1964. He attended a director’s course at Theatre Royal Stratford East and was later appointed an assistant director there. He has been the artistic director Talawa Theatre Company since 2011.  He has also been particularly associated with the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester.
His film and television credits include Holby City, EastEnders, Admin, Placebo, Calais Rules, Doctors, Casualty and Comedy Shuffle (BBC), Hollyoaks (Lime Pictures), Feeling It (Eye2Eye) and Blazed (Channel4). He has also written and directed the award winning short film Simple! (Acapulco Film Festival).