Michael has been involved in the arts for most of his life. A competitive figure skater for 18 years, he has numerous accomplishments as a skater and is an actor and producer. He also spent many years directing and choreographing many ice shows in New York. A graduate of Hofstra University in 2012, Michael has a B.S. in Exercise Science and a minor in Drama. After graduating, Michael co-produced a production of Romeo & Juliet at the 2013 Edinburgh Festival Fringe with some fellow Hofstra students entitled Romeo/Juliet. It was that incredible experience that led him to keep wanting to produce shows at the festival. In 2015, he co-produced a production of RENT at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with Nicola Murphy directing the production. This production enjoyed a sold out run and 5-star reviews at the festival. Since co-founding On The Quays he reprised his role in RENT which OTQ produced in Aruba for the first time in October 2017.