He has done three plays at Ensemble Theatre in Santa Barbara, most recently playing Camille in Therese Raquin, and six shows with A Noise Within. Besides Treplev, his favorite roles include the Emcee in Cabaret, Tim in SubUrbia, Alan in Equus, and Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet. He has worked extensively in Shakespeare, having appeared in 12 of his plays, and loves Chekhov, having appeared in two of his four major plays and having studied the other two at great length. He also loves the writing of Nicky Silver, Craig Wright, Kenneth Lonergan, August Wilson, Tennessee Williams, and Arthur Miller and would love to appear in their work.
Michael has appeared on TV in Grey's Anatomy, Profiler, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer, among others. Films include Full Blast, Nightwatch, Destiny Turns on the Radio, BASEketball and lots of shorts.
He holds an MFA from the University of Minnesota.