Michael is a Danish playwright and translator of plays for children and young people. Many of his plays have been translated and played in other languages (English, German, French, Russian, Croatian, Swedish, Norwegian, Czech, Spanish). He has translated plays from: Swedish, English, German and Russian.
He was Head of the Danish TheatreCentre from 1988-1996, Secretary General of ASSITEJ INTERNATIONAL from 1990 – 1996 and Chairman of the Children’s Theatres’ Association in Denmark from 2001 – 2005. From 1997 he has been administrative director of Theatre FAIR PLAY in Holbæk, Denmark. Director of the International Children’s Theatre Festival CARAVANEN 2003, 2005 and 2008, and Chairman of the Executive Board of ASSITEJ 2011, the ASSITEJ World Congress.