Originally from Jacksonville, FL, Michael currently resides in Chicago, IL. In 2011 he received his B.F.A in Theatre with a concentration in Acting from Columbia College Chicago. Since then he has collaborated with numerous theatre companies throughout the city of Chicago.
As a playwright, Michael has collaborated with Chicago Theatre companies such as: Broken Nose Theatre, Jackalope Theatre, Arc Theatre, Stage 773, Fine Print Theatre, Chicago Home Theater Festival, and The New Colony. His play, ROCKY ROAD, received its world premiere at the New Studio Theatre of Columbia College Chicago in March of 2013. It was the first production featured in the Main Stage season that was authored by an alumnus. His play, THE VELVET TABERNACLE was featured in a development series on behalf of Fine Print Theatre. His most recent play, KINGDOM, is currently involved in a season long development on behalf of Broken Nose Theatre, and received its first stage reading at the Richard Christiansen Theatre of Victory Gardens. In winter of 2016, he was part of The New Colony’s: Writer’s Room, and completed the first draft of his full length play ASCENSION. His short plays include: House of Samurai, They Let Him Bleed, Project Agatha, and The Woman Who Stared Into The Eyes of The Red Horseman.
As an actor he has worked with Adventure Stage, Eclipse Theatre, Gift Theatre, Teatro Vista, The-Massive, Stone Soup Theatre Project, Infusion Theatre, Broken Nose Theatre, and Cold Basement Dramatics. He was nominated for a BTAA for his performance as Fortune in Eclipse Theatre’s Jeff nominated production of Ruined. He is proudly represented by Lily’s Talent. He is a proud ensemble member of Eclipse Theatre Company.