Michael has worked around the world as a Musical Director, Accompanist, Arranger and Composer.
As Musical Director: For Frinton Summer Theatre: A Little Night Music (Frinton Theatre). For Associated Studios: Into the Woods (Chelsea Theatre). For The Home Office Theatre: An Evening of Webborn & Finn (St. James Theatre, London). For the MTA: Animus (World Premiere, Bridewell Theatre, London). For the Landor Theatre, London: The Clockmaker’s Daughter (World Premiere), Meet Me in St. Louis (UK Premiere), [title of show] (London Premiere), Next Thing You Know, Hot Mikado, Curtains (European Premiere). For S4K International: Beauty and the Beast (International Tour), Pinocchio (International Tour), The Jungle Book (International Tour), The Snow Queen (International Tour), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (UK and International Tour), Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (DUCTAC Theatre, Dubai), Aladdin (International Tour), Macbeth (UK and International Tour), The Tempest (UK and International Tour), The Little Mermaid (International Tour). Other productions include: Peter Pan, Snow White (Hexagon Theatre, Reading), Aladdin (Harlequin Theatre, Redhill), Spring Awakening (Catford Broadway, London), Jack and the Beanstalk (Perth Theatre), Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens (Tron Theatre, Glasgow). He is also Resident Musical Director at the Phoenix Artist Club, playing for Open Mic Nights and their West End Talent Competitions.
As Musical Supervisor: Peter Pan (International Tour), Cinderella (Harlequin Theatre, Fleet), riZen (Original Concept Album and Workshops).
As Assistant Musical Director / Keys 2: Blood Brothers (UK, No. 1 Tour), Bat Boy (London College of Music).
Michael returned to London after completing his MA in Musical Direction from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and holds a BMus (Hons) in Vocal Studies from Trinity College of Music, having also been awarded the Alan J Kirby Prize for Conducting and Charles Proctor Prize for Choral Conducting. In 2013 and 2015, he was nominated for Best Musical Direction in Fringe or Regional Theatre for [title of show] and The Clockmaker’s Daughter at the Landor Theatre by BroadwayWorld.com. Michael is also Deputy Head of Musical Theatre at the MTA, London.
He is the co-writer of the new musicals Animus and The Clockmaker’s Daughter, which was nominated for 3 Off West End Awards including Best Musical Production, Best Off West End Production in the West End Wilma Awards 2015, Best New Musical; and 6 BroadwayWorld.com Awards including Best New Production of a Musical (Fringe or Regions).