Michael Booth

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Michael Booth studied acting with the Atlantic Theatre Company in New York and with Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago. He has worked extensively in Australian film and television, most notably as George on the first three seasons of Channel 7’s Packed To The Rafters and as Harry on Channel 10’s Wonderland.

In 2002 Michael co-founded the Group Theatre and directed productions in Sydney from 2002 to 2008 including Sexual Perversity in Chicago (Belvoir St), Balm in Gilead (Imperial Hotel), The Grey House (Old Fitz) and Our Country’s Good (Darlinghurst Theatre). Michael is a founding member of Sydney theatre collective Cathode Ray Tube, whose productions include That Old Chestnut (Old Fitz), Thirty-Three (which Michael co-wrote with Alistair Powning) (Tap Gallery), and The Great Lie of the Western World (Tap Gallery). Michael also directed a production of Thirty-Three at the Old Fitz in 2016. 

Michael has taught acting for the past eight years, is a private coach and qualified English language teacher. Michael is also a filmmaker, with shorts playing festivals worldwide, and his first feature film currently in post-production due for release late next year.

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