Michael was shortlisted in 2014 for the Sydney Theatre Company Patrick White Playwrights Award for his play, In This Waking Hour. In This Waking Hour was the winner of the Village Hall Players Inaugural Playwright’s Competition. It was selected by the Theatre Company five.point.one for The Reading Sessions in 2015. Michael’s play, Terra Nullius was shortlisted for the VARNA International Playwriting Contest and he received a Commendation Award for his play, The Water's Edge from the Fellowship of Australian Writers. He has been shortlisted ten times for various Short+Sweet Festivals and his plays, The Water’s Edge and Turning Tables were finalists in Short+Sweet Sydney. He won the Literary and Audience Prizes for two of his plays at the ‘Hot Shorts’ Competition run by the Drill Hall Theatre Company in 2013. His short play, Out Of Oblivion was a co-winner of the ‘Writers At Work’ Playwriting Competition run by the Blue Elephant Theatre Company in Camberwell, London. His monologue, Fruit and Nuts has been performed by Tantrum Theatre and by GEMCO Theatre Company. Michael was a recipient of the Erin Thomas Playwriting Fund.
Michael is a trained Drama teacher and actor. In 2010 he formed the Dream Run Theatre Company. In 2013 he was awarded Best Actor and Best Director for the production of The Zoo Story and he won the Best Actor award in 2012 for his performance in Doubt.
Michael lives in Murwillumbah with his wife, Maureen and dog, Scout.
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