Acting

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Past Productions

Michael has performed most recently in a national Amazon Alexa commerical.

He has also performed as Nero in a workshop of Anne Washburn’s 9 hour epic The Octavia directed by Ken Rus Schmoll

In The Mechanics of Love by Dipika Guha at The Drama League directed by Caitlin Sullivan,

In Clybourne Park with Cincinnati Playhouse,

With Intiman Theatre, Children’s Hour, John Baxter is a Switch Hitter, Romeo and Juliet, Miracle! and Hedda Gabler,

For the JAW Festival at Portland Center Stage in The Ocean All Around Us,

The Neverending Story and The Outsiders with The Seattle Children’s Theatre,

With Seattle Shakespeare Company, The Merchant of Venice, Romeo and Juliet and Much Ado About Nothing,

Bud, Not Buddy with Book-It Repertory Theatre,

In Madama Butterfly with Opera Omaha designed by Jun Kaneko,

With Pacific Performance Project/East, The Water Station, Myra’s War, Suite for Strangers, and Three Sisters all directed by P3/East Artistic Director Steve Pearson

And Michael has performed in 10 productions with Washington Ensemble Theatre, Laura’s Bush, Finer Noble Gases, Next Tuesday, Handcuff Girl Saves the World, Wonderful Life, Swimming in the Shallows, Crumbs Are Also Bread, God’s Ear, Mr. Marmalade and Never Swim Alone.

Reviews

…Michael Place’s breathtaking performance is so good and so vibrant and so energetic that he becomes the center of attention every time he steps on stage … His Mercutio is a big performance but it always feels REAL
-Michael Strangeways, Seattle Gay Scene

Michael Place is stunning as the rakish Mercutio… he also infused a laser focus to his being making his every intention clear.
-Jay Irwin – Broadwayworld.com

“That WET actors Michael Place and Lathrop Walker are up to the considerable demands of this Cain-and-Abel rematch is no surprise. WET’s company boasts some of Seattle’s best, and most versatile, young actors, who can shine even with dicey material. And this novel piece really lets them rip.”
-Misha Berson, The Seattle Times

Place is so good it’s hard to describe. You watch him and you think: This is the reason for theater. What he’s doing couldn’t be done in any other medium.”
-Christopher Frizelle, The Stranger

“Michael Place shows off some incredible strength of will and conviction as Karen’s fiancé Joe.” – Jay Irwin, BroadwayWorld.com


“This “Much Ado” also has an ardent, dashing and rashly judging lover in Seattle native and WET Theatre alum Michael Place…”
Misha Berson, The Seattle Times

Headshot and Resume

 

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