October/November 2014: Tatau
Michael is directing episodes 6 and 7 (of 8) of BBC/South Pacific Pictures' tv series Tatau, set in the Cook Islands. Click here for more info, or check out the show's Facebook page.
30 October 2014, 7 p.m.: Spartacus: Vengeance 'Monsters'
On SyFy in the U.S. Michael has a brief cameo as a Roman soldier.
2 November 2014: Our Big Blue Backyard
Michael narrated this documentary series which will air Sundays at 7:30 on TVOne, beginning 2 November. Click here for the show's Facebook page.
5 November 2014, 11 pm: The Almighty Johnsons ep 2.1, 'And Then She Will Come to You'
On SyFy in the U.S. Michael begins his recurring role as Kvasir.
13 November 2014, 8 p.m.: Spartacus: Vengeance 'Decimation'
On SyFy in the U.S. Michael directed.
2 December 2014: Brel on RadioNZ Concert
Michael directed Brel for Silo Theatre (featuring Jennifer Ward-Lealand, Julia Deans, Tama Waipara, and Jon Toogood), which was performed in Auckland Town Hall Concert Chamber 1-24 November 2012. In 2013, it toured to festivals around New Zealand, followed by a week at the New Zealand Festival in February 2014, and a triumphant return to Auckland for a "One night Stand" in the Great Hall of Auckland Town Hall on 4 March 2014. RadioNZ recorded the "One Night Stand" and will play it on RadioNZ Concert on the evening of 2 December.
14 February-7 March 2015: A Midsummer Night's Dream
Michael will direct for University of Auckland Summer Shakespeare (see their Facebook page).
20-22 February 2015: Final Official Xena Convention
Michael will appear (work commitments permitting) at the Final Official Xena Convention at the Burbank Marriott Convention Center in Burbank, California. Click here for info and to book.