As a director, Michael’s work has been seen throughout the United States. Credits include The Songs Of Kait Kerrigan and Brian Lowdermilk, selling out Manhattan’s Opia lounge starring Michael Arden, Alison Fraser, Mandy Gonzalez, Kate Shindle and many others. He has directed readings and workshops of many new musicals, including Tinyard Hill, Room 16, and The Unauthorized Autobiography Of Samantha Brown, at venues including the Perry-Mansfield Center for the Arts (Steamboat Springs, Colorado) and the Paramount Theatre (VT), and also the Goodspeed Festival Of New Artists (produced by Goodspeed Musicals), the Donnell Library Center, and the NYU Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program.