Michael most recently appeared in the feature film ECCO and can be seen in a national Amazon Alexa commercial.
He has also performed as Nero in a workshop of Anne Washburn’s 12 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.
…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