Michael works as an actor in both theatre and film. His feature film credits include Being Us (opposite Alanna Ubach), Quitters (with Saffron Burrows), Algorithm, Amaru, Never Enough, Love: As You Like It, I'll Catch You, Red Ice, House of Temptation, Under One Sun, White Tiger Legend and worked on the video games The Bureau: XCOM Declassified, BioShock Infinite and Mafia III.
Michael also worked as a film producer, director, and casting director with 3½ Egos Productions in San Francisco. Producing credits include: Being Us, a feature film which premiered at the Graumann's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood and received distribution through Gravitas Ventures; the pilot episode for Finding The One, which he also wrote and directed; the documentary Resurrecting Love, with author China Galland and actor/producer Nate Parker; Savasana, a short film which was seen at festivals all over the world; and Sam Shepard’s play Fool for Love, in Seattle, Washington.
He is also the Founder and Producing Director of the Ohlone College Playwrights Festival. As a director, Michael's production of Dog Sees God was a regional finalist at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival and he received a Meritorious Achievement Award in Direction from Kennedy Center ACTF for Jesus Christ Superstar.
Michael holds a BA in Drama from UC Irvine, an MFA in Acting from the University of Washington, and studied many years with actor/director Cliff Osmond in Los Angeles. He has taught at the Berkeley Rep School of Theatre, San Francisco Acting Academy at Beau Bonneau Casting, Napa Valley College, Pacific Union College, University of Washington, Zhejiang Academy of Art (China), Liaoning Normal University (China), Dalian Art College (China), and is an Assistant Professor of Acting and Directing at Ohlone College.