Michael grew up on a farm in Southern Manitoba and was involved in theatre and music all through his school years. He went on to study theatre at the University of Winnipeg and spent several years working on a variety of productions in the Winnipeg theatre scene before heading to Vancouver to explore the film and television scene. Michael has worked on a variety of productions in film and television while also staying a part of the theatre community in Vancouver. While Michael does some work in Commercials and television, most of his work lies in the independent film field. He loves the energy and enthusiasm of those involved and enjoys the freedom that independent film allows, to take risks and explore new ideas.