“To grasp the full significance of life is the actor's duty, to interpret it is his problem, and to express it is his dedication.”
- Marlon Brando

Michael has been a professional actor since he was a child. His resume includes national commercials, award-winning films, network television, as well as performing in both Off-Broadway theatres and theatres across the country. Michael has recently graduated with his MFA in acting from UCSD.

Michael has been a proud member of Actors' Equity for over thirteen years, and is SAG Eligible.

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Check out Michael's IMDb page here.

Michael is also an extremely accomplished and in-demand live event and on-camera host. To see more, click here to visit his MC website.

“Creating relationship is the heart of acting. It is basic. It is essential.”
- Michael Shurtleff

Michael has been a proud member of Actors' Equity for over twelve years. He is also a company member of Ubuntu Theatre Project in Oakland, California. Michael has experience playing a variety of roles, including classics, contemporary, and period pieces. His most recent role was Valere in La Bete (dir. Marco Barricelli), where his performance was called a Tour de Force.

Michael has received rave reviews in shows all over the United States. Most recently, Michael was part of the original ensemble of Come From Away at La Jolla Playhouse (dir. Christopher Ashley), which won San Diego Critics Circle award for Best Ensemble.

"The human voice is the organ of the soul."
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Michael has become a voice over talent heard around the country, with clients ranging from soft drinks to pizza; sports cars to the armed forces. His energetic voice can play off funny bits with aplomb, yet his sincerity can deliver poignant messages for people to hear loud and clear.

Michael's resume for voice over work includes video games, anime (Full Metal Alchemist, Black Butler, Legend of the Legendary Heroes), educational software, cartoons, and both radio and television commercials. He is the voice of Zero in Borderlands 2, which was nominated for a BTVA award, and Borderlands 3. His voice is a great asset for any project. Michael has a recording studio in home so he can quickly send auditions and audio.

Get in Touch

Agent Info


Manager:
Naomi Kolstein - P: 914.525.3586; E: naomi@bohemiaent.com

 


NYC TV / Film / Theatrical Agent:
U-Shin Kim - P: 917.907.4663; E: ugatalent@gmail.com

Michael has been a proud member of Actors' Equity for over thirteen years, and is SAG Eligible.

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