Michael appeared in Telethon at Portland Playhouse. With Third Rail Rep, he has appeared in That Hopey Changey Thing, Penelope, Last of the Boys,The Lying Kind (for which he won a Drammy Award), A Skull in Connemara, Shining City, Nobody Here But Us Chickens, Number Three, The Pavilion, The Lonesome West, Dirty Story, and Recent Tragic Events (for which he also won a Drammy Award). Plays at Portland Center Stage include Much Ado about Nothing and Another Fine Mess; at Artists Rep include House and Garden, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, An Owen Meany Christmas Pageant, Art, The Weir, and Three Days of Rain; as well as The Homecoming at Profile Theatre and The Odd Couple at Clackamas Rep. New York plays include Leir Rex at La Mama; Pentecost, Five Points Theater; The Middle Watch, Theater Outrageous; and Lovers at the Players Club. Regional plays include A Christmas Carol, Two Gentleman of Verona, and Speed the Plow, UMKC; Suburbia,The Unicorn Theater; Taming of the Shrew, Heart of America Shakespeare Festival; and Of Mice and Men and Amulets Against the Dragon Forces,The Actors Theater of San Francisco. Michael is a certified Fitzmaurice Voicework Associate Teacher, and teaches at Portland State University and privately throughout the community. MFA, University of Missouri at Kansas City.