Mike has a fine arts degree in acting from the University of BC and has been working in the world of corporate entertainment for over 20 years as a writer and performer of original live entertainment.
He has done award–winning writing and performances for the TELUS 2007 & 2008 national sales conferences in Vancouver and Toronto, countless events for Tourism Vancouver, Vancouver Island, and Sun Peaks, wrote and performed a two–man show for Yum Corporation and President Bill Clinton, Astrazeneca, Swiss Re, and many more high–profile companies.
He designed and performed a live game show for the 2010 Olympics and is commissioned regularly by Telus Science World Vancouver to produce and perform in their feature live shows. Mike’s live game show version of Let’s Make a Deal made a splash December 2016 on the main stage of Vancouver’s River Rock Casino.
In the camera world, Mike has made regular appearances as comedy guests on The Rush, Shaw TV’s nationally broadcast entertainment talk show and, often appears in national and international TV commercials and shows…any extra time he has co–writing and filming his Leo Award winning comedy web series, Fools For Hire – a playful, tongue–in–cheek look at live entertainment in Vancouver.
As an event emcee he has added his humour and expertise to high-profile events for many companies read more…
"Working with Mike was an absolute pleasure. From the creative ideas and partnership to build out our event vision, to the execution of brilliant characters and hosting on site. A true professional and critical to the success of our event theme." –Claire Duncan, Director of Event Production, Cantrav Services
"Mike understands right off the bat that our client anticipated personalized talent and worked with us to make this happen. His characters and team truly enhanced our client’s event and took it to the next level." –Melody Ansara, Partner, Identity Inc Event Planning and Design
"We’re extremely happy with the performance last Saturday. They were wonderful to work with and everyone really enjoyed the show. I can’t wait to see the footage. Thank you so much for everything, Mike! It was a pleasure working with you. I will definitely think of you for future events." –Emmanuelle Prompt, Marketing Manager, Clarkdale Volkswagen