28 February - 22 March 2014: Pericles, Prince of Tyre
Michael did fight choreography for the University of Auckland production of Pericles. He is also chair of the Trust for AUSA Summer Shakespeare. Click here for more information and to book.
11, 18 and 25 March 2014: Directing Step Dave
Michael directed episodes 5, 6 and 7 of new Kiwi tv series, Step Dave. The show is airing Tuesdays at 8:30 p.m. on TV2. See a teaser here
From the press release:
"Created by well-known New Zealand writer, Kate McDermott (Go Girls, Outrageous Fortune) and produced by South Pacific Pictures, Step Dave follows Dave, a 24-year-old Kiwi slacker whose life is turned upside down when he meets the woman of his dreams, Cara - 15 years his senior with three kids and some serious baggage in tow. The show will star Sia Trokenheim (Siones II, This is Not My Life) as Cara and Jono Kenyon (Go Girls) as Dave".
Michael's Oz Comic-Con appearance cancelled
Michael had been scheduled to appear as a celebrity guest at Oz Comic-Con in Perth and Adelaide in late March/early April, but his appearance has been cancelled because Kevin Sorbo is no longer available to appear with him. The promoter has said that they want to have the two of them together at a future event.
4-27 September 2014: Trees Beneath the Lake
Michael will star as William Campbell in this new Arthur Meek play. For Auckland Theatre Company at Maidment Theatre. Click here, then download 2014 brochure for info.