Michael is a 20 year member of Actor’s Equity Association and a 15 year member of SAG-AFTRA, the unions representing Actors in both theatre and film. Prior to moving to New Orleans, Michael had the pleasure of traveling the country and performing in over 35 productions at many of the nation’s great Regional Theatre’s. In addition to a career in theatre, Michael has worked in television and film, been the face of national brands for commercial campaigns, and even roamed the virtual world of video games working as a voice and motion capture actor. Michael is a newly elected member of the Local National Board for SAG-AFTRA as well as serving on the New Orleans/Baton Rouge Liaison Committee for Actor’s Equity Association. An advocate for living wages, Michael is also a core member of #FairWageOnStage, promoting and negotiating living wages for theatre artists across the country. Michael holds a B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies with a Minor in Theatre from Slippery Rock University. As the son of a career Army veteran, Michael’s childhood was spent traveling the world, having been born in Germany and graduated from a Department of Defense school in Berlin, Germany. In addition to continuing his acting career, since moving to New Orleans, Michael has become an award winning, multi-million dollar producer as a Realtor with Coldwell Banker TEC, Realtors.