Ovation Nomination 2020
Lead Actor in a Play
LADCC Announces Recipients of its 2019 Awards
Lead Performance for Frankenstein
Thank you to LA Theatre Bites
Frankenstein at A Noise Within
Jane Austen Unscripted with Impro Theatre
at The Garry Marshall Theatre in Burbank
Marley in Christmas Carol at South Coast Rep
Brother Michael in My Father's House written and directed by Luis Alfaro for the Ojai Playwrights Festival
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
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
Tilden in Buried Child at A Noise Within directed by Julia Rodriguez-Elliot
The Creature in Frankenstein at A Noise Within directed by Michael Michetti
Iago in OTHELLO at A Noise Within, directed by Jessica Kubzansky from Feb-April
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
Guest artist Pacific Playwrights Festival in Love and Contracts by Julia Doolittle directed by Moritz von Stuelpnagel
Guest artist at Texas State University for the Black and Latino Playwrights Conference
Michael begins rehearsal for Goldilocks and the Three Bears for Main Street Theatre.
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
Michael begins Cymbeline at Yale Repertory Theatre
Michael begins rehearsal for FairyTales Unscripted with Impro Theatre at the Main Street Theatre
Michael participates in a fundraiser for the Orange Star Dinner Show.
Michael participates in Nick Gandiello's THE BLAMELESS at the Ojai Playwrights Conference August 2-9.
Michael performs Tartuffe at Shakespreare Theatre D.C.
Michael begins rehearsal for Tartuffe at Shakespeare Theatre DC.
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.
Michael begins rehearsal for Tartuffe at Berkeley Rep.
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
Michael participates in the Ojai Playwrights Conference Aug 3-10
Michael begins work as Di Gates in the feature The Millionaires' Unit
Michael begins rehearsal for Romeo and Juliet at Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles.
Michael is currently performing Tartuffe at South Coast Rep thru June 8th.
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.
Michael is currently performing Shakespeare Unscripted with Impro Theatre at the Pasadena Playhouse March 28 through May 4th.