Directing credits include A Christmas Carol and The Mourner's Bench (Trinity Rep) Time of Your Life, Uncle Vanya, Hamlet (Motif Award: Best Director) and A Doll's House (Brown/Trinity MFA Programs), Velocity of Autumn (Boise Contemporary Theater)\ Oklahoma (Maples Rep), Dog Park and Life Science (Brown/Trinity Playwrights Rep), We Are Proud to Present a
Presentation… and Exquisite Corpse (New Plays Festival), Love, I Hear (Stephen Foster Productions), Iphigenia and Other
Daughters (Temporary Theatre Company), The Last Five Years (Stamford Center for the Arts), Winnie-the-Pooh (Hangar Theatre Kidstuff), Emperor of Ice Cream… and Romeo and Juliet (Hangar Theatre Lab Company.) In addition, Michael has directed workshops and readings at Trinity Rep, The Magic Theater and Young Playwrights, Inc. Assistant directing credits include Suicide, Inc. (Roundabout), Cymbeline (Fiasco Theater), King Lear (Public Theater, Director James Lapine), The Laramie Project (Matthew Shephard Foundation Benefit, Director Moises Kaufman), Cabaret and The Importance of Being Earnest (Trinity Rep). In addition, Michael's one-person show Flying on the Wing was presented at the New York Fringe Festival, where it was the winner of Outstanding Solo Show of 2006. Michael is proud to be a member of SDC, a Drama League Directing Fellow, and holds a BA and MFA from Brown University.