Originally from Chicago, Michael has recently graduated and earned his BFA from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, where he studied at the Experimental Theater Wing and Stonestreet Studios, studying under Terry Knickerbocker, Stephen Spinella, Brian Baer, and more. During his time at NYU Michael appeared as Bunce in ETW’s production of One Flea Spare and in numerous shorts and films with Stonestreet. As an avid member of the comedy community, Michael was a part of the esteemed sketch comedy group Hammerkatz as both a writer and a performer, as well as the director and performer of After School Improv. Michael is a proud alum of both groups, and still performs at comedy hotspots around NYC, including both UCB and The PIT.
Chicago Native turned New York local, Michael currently splits time between the two with experience spanning across the industry. Notably, Michael has appeared in Netflix’s EASY and the series PLAY BY PLAY.
Michael is always committed to growing and perfecting his craft, and continues to take classes at One on One NYC, iO in Chicago, and Stonestreet Studios.