Ovation Nomination 2020
Lead Actor in a Play

LADCC Announces Recipients of its 2019 Awards

Lead Performance for Frankenstein


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Thank you to LA Theatre Bites

 Frankenstein at A Noise Within

Current Projects
April 2022
Jane Austen Unscripted with Impro Theatre
at The Garry Marshall Theatre in Burbank
December 2021
Marley in Christmas Carol at South Coast Rep
October 31
Brother Michael in My Father's House written and directed by Luis Alfaro for the Ojai Playwrights Festival
October 24-30
Lieutenant Portuondo in Two Sisters and a Piano  directed by Jonathan Muñoz-Proulx at A Noise Within
October 2020 (Streaming through 2020)
Maxim in Why Does Maxim Get Killed First  directed by Jessica Kubzansky for Flashacts Festival/Arena Stage
January 2020-March
Pierre in The Father at the Pasadena Playhouse
Sue Cremin, Michael Manuel and More Complete Casting of THE FATHER Starring Alfred Molina at Pasadena Playhouse
October 2019
Tilden in Buried Child at A Noise Within directed by Julia Rodriguez-Elliot
July 2019 
The Creature in Frankenstein at A Noise Within directed by Michael Michetti
January 2019

Iago in OTHELLO at A Noise Within, directed by Jessica Kubzansky from Feb-April

September 2018

Sir Toby Belch in Twelfth Night at Alley Theatre, directed by Jonathan Moscone

August 2018

Guest artist Ojai Playwrights Conference in Keith Bunin's The Coast Starlight directed by Robert Egan

April 2018-June 2018

Boris in the World Premier of Amos and Boris  by Sofia Alvarez and Daniel Roland Tierney directed by Jessica Kubzansky at South Coast Rep

April 2018

Guest artist Pacific Playwrights Festival in Love and Contracts by Julia Doolittle directed by Moritz von Stuelpnagel

October 2017

Dishonored 2 is released with Michael as Alvaro Cardova

September 2017

Guest artist at Texas State University for the Black and Latino Playwrights Conference

April 2017

Michael begins rehearsal for Goldilocks and the Three Bears for Main Street Theatre.

March 2017

Michael begins recording Dishonored 2

September - November 2016


Michael is working with DONE and DUSTED and MTV to create characters for WONDERLAND. WONDERLAND airs LIVE on Thursdays at 11pm EST







Feb-April 2016


Michael begins Cymbeline at Yale Repertory Theatre

January/February 2016

Michael begins rehearsal for FairyTales Unscripted with Impro Theatre at the Main Street Theatre 

August 2015

Michael participates in a fundraiser for the Orange Star Dinner Show.

August 2015

Michael participates in Nick Gandiello's THE BLAMELESS at the Ojai Playwrights Conference August 2-9.

June/July 2015

Michael performs Tartuffe at Shakespreare Theatre D.C.

June 2015

Michael begins rehearsal for Tartuffe at Shakespeare Theatre DC.

May 2015

Michael performs Chekhov Unscripted with Impro Theatre on May 3, 9, 15, 17 and 24th.

April 26, 2015

The Millionaires' Unit premiers at the Newport Beach Film Festival.

February 2015

Michael begins rehearsal for Tartuffe at Berkeley Rep.

November 2014

Michael is currently narrating Little Little by M.E. Kerr for Audible.com

August, September and October 2014

MIchael is currently performing Western Unscripted  at The Falcon Theatre with Impro Theatre.

Aug 28, 31, Sep 6, 13, 17, 21 Oct 2, 3, 5

August 2014

Michael participates in the Ojai Playwrights Conference Aug 3-10

June 2014

Michael begins work as Di Gates in the feature The Millionaires' Unit

June 2014

Michael begins rehearsal for Romeo and Juliet at Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles.

May 2014

Michael is currently performing Tartuffe at South Coast Rep thru June 8th.

April 2014

Michael is in rehearsal for Tartuffe at South Coast Repertory. Tartuffe opens May 9th and runs through June 8th.  The production will then move to Berkeley Rep in January 2015 and The Shakespeare Theatre in Washington D.C. in April 2015

April 29, 2014 on PBS at 9 pm

Michael narrated the PBS special Ruben Salazar: Man in the Middle.

March 2014

Michael is currently performing Shakespeare Unscripted with Impro Theatre at the Pasadena Playhouse March 28 through May 4th.