After graduating from the U. of Minnesota / Guthrie Theater B. F. A. Actor Training Program, Michael moved to New York City to act with the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival. His most recent performances include Romeo in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet with the Southwest Shakespeare Company and Ben in We Happy Animals at the Samuel French Off-Off-Broadway New Play Festival. He is looking forward to returning to the Southwest Shakespeare Company this winter to play Hamlet. Michael is also a committed member of The Factory’s “Hamlet Project” which has recently begun in NYC with the help of director Tim Carroll.