As a writer, Michael is most known for his work creating the award winning series, Interested In. Seasons 1 and 2 were official selections at 12 film festivals, including Frameline. Season 2 was a recipient of a 2022 NYC Women’s Fund Grant and was nominated for a Queerties Award. The series has over 23 million views and 55K subscribers on YouTube. It's been featured in HuffPost, Queerty, NewNowNext, and Gayety, among others. Michael's short film, Boys Will, was a semifinalist in Diverse Voices, WeScreenplay, and Big Apple Film Festivals. His playwriting has been produced in NYC and regionally.
He is passionate about telling LGBT-centered stories that explore sexual identity and shame, break down stigma, and celebrate queer joy.
Horror Feature Film
A slasher horror film about a nerdy gay man who travels to Fire Island after his ex is announced missing. Just when he thinks he's close to finding him, a figure in a Pig Mask starts a murder spree, where he is the target.
Dramatically taut short about a gay couple’s fun night out that takes a dark turn when sexual boundaries get crossed.
Semi Finalist in Diverese Voices, WeScreenplay, and Big Apple Film Festivals.
30 min Dramedy Pilot
After Leo is fired from his job as a Broadway dresser, he reinvents himself as a Drag Queen to find his voice and learn to celebrate his queerness.
The Grey Boy
One Act Play
A pastiche of works by Tennessee Williams, exploring the queer undertones of his plays, poems, and personal life.
Produced at Dixon Place. Workshopped at the Hangar Theatre.