Multi-hyphenate: an artist who has multiple proficiencies, cross pollinating to help flourish professional capabilities.

Owner of Michael Kushner Photography

Member of Actors’ Equity Association

Creator of The Dressing Room Project

Executive Producer of INDOOR BOYS

  • Winner of Best Comedy at Indie Series Awards in LA (13 Nominations)

  • Written, starring, and directed by Wesley Taylor and Alex Wyse

  • Starting production on season three this summer

Producer / Cinematographer of XAVE ME PLEASE

  • Coming to festivals, announced soon

Board Member of Town Stages

Advisory Board Member of Wingspan Arts

Active Participant in Covenant House Sleep Out: Broadway Edition

Founding Member of Musical Theatre Factory


WAKEFIELD HIGH. BOSTON. Michael will be working with the theatre students of Wakefield High School and speaking with the community after a performance of 26 Pebbles, a play written by Eric Ulloa in response to the tragedy at Newtown. 

FLORIDA STATE THESPIANS. Michael will be adjudicating Florida State Thespians (11,000 attendees) and teaching his workshop I’M A MULTI-HYPHENATE. 

BERNIE AND MIKEY’S TRIP TO THE MOON. Michael served as Associate Producer in a brand new production from Strangemen and Co., written by Scott Aiello and directed by Claire Karpen. 

MOO WITH ME. Michael wrote and starred in his critically acclaimed one man show at The Green Room 42 twice in 2018.

THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS. Our last show of the season was on December 13th, 9:30pm, at 54 Below. Michael played Barrel. We’ll be back next year.