Originally from New York City, Michael attended Trenton State College where he received his B.A. in Theatre and Communications. He began his acting career after moving to San Francisco. He continued his studies at A.C.T. and went on to perform in over 30 productions including; Bent, Take Me Out, and SexRev: The Jose Sarria Experience. He received critical praise from the SF Chronicle and Variety for his portrayal of the titular character in the original production of Ishi: The Last of the Yahi. He was represented in San Fransisco by one of the city's top agencies: Look Talent. He appeared in several commercials and films and made an appearance in the SF based drama Trauma. He currently resides in Hollywood and has continued his studies with Howard Fine and Anthony Miendl. He has appeared on the Celebration stage in Take Me Out, Pinter’s The Lover atb Theatre Asylum, which also went on to The Flea Theatre in NYC, and most recently a sold out run of Antigone for the Hollywood Fringe Festival. In July/August of 2015 he will return the The Flea in NYC to star in Crystal Jackson’s The Singularity.