Michael Empson

Acting Teacher

Michael is an actor, teaching artist, and director based in Grand Rapids.  He’s been fortunate to perform, coach, teach, and direct across the country and internationally.  Michael is a member of the Great Lakes Michael Chekhov Consortium, the Michael Chekhov Association, and the Society of American Fight Directors.  Michael was last seen on Civic’s stage in Shakespeare in Love and was a mentor for Civic’s Young Artist Studio.