Michael is a director and theatre-maker based in Manchester. After studying at the Jacques Lecoq School of Theatre in Paris he founded the company Square Peg Theatre - a nationally touring theatre compnay that create bold, original work and reimagine classic text by combining beautifully choreographed physical theatre with compelling character driven stories.
Michael is a freelance director and movement director. He was recently awarded the JMK bursry to work with ANU Productions on their co-production with HOME theatre Manchester On Corporation Street.
Michael is also an experienced teacher and workshop leader specialising in movement, regularly teaching at the Academy of Live and Recorded Arts (ALRA).
Movement Tutor - ALRA North (Academy of Live and Recorded Arts)
May 2014 - Present
Ass. Director - Midsummer Night's Dream R&D - Young Vic Theatre
Aug 2016 - Aug 2016
Movement Director - To Walk In Your Shoes - Red Bobble Theatre
Jul 2016 - Jul 2016
Director - Roseacre - Square Peg Theatre - National Tour
May 2016 - Jul 2016
Assistant Dir. - On Corporation Street - Anu Productions & HOME Manchester
Apr 2016 - Jun 2016
Director - The Maids by Jean Genet - Square Peg Theatre & Harrogate Theatre
Mar 2016 - May 2016
Theatre - Diploma - École Jacques Lecoq, Paris
Sep 2008 - Jul 2010
Performance Theatre - BA(hons) - York St John University
Sep 2004 - Jul 2007
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