2020 Graduate

Michael Booker

Born in Lismore and growing up between Sydney and Uralla in New South Wales’ northern tablelands, Michael came to acting later in life, but has done little else since. Before coming to ACA he completed a Bachelor of Arts/Education (Secondary) at UNSW where he was an active member of the theatre society, NUTS, where he performed in productions of ‘Art’ (2013), The Crucible (2013), The Lieutenant of Inishmore (2015), 12 Angry Men (2015), Don’s Party and the Australian premiere of Gabriele Calderon’s My Little Doll (The Farce). He also worked as a director in productions of Louis Nowra’s The Temple (2015) and Ian Meadows’Between Two Waves (2017) and dramaturgy for Andrew Bovell’s When the Rain Stops Falling (2015).

While training at ACA Michael has performed variously in scenes from and productions of Steve Rodgers’ Savage River (dir. Johann Walraven) Timberlake Wertenbaker’s Our Country’s Good (dir. Adam Cook) Aeschylus’The Oresteia (dir. Gale Edwards), Joshua Harmon’s Bad Jews (dir. Troy Harrison), William Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost (dir. Jennifer West) and Twelfth Night (dir. Adam Cook), Aphra Behn’s The Rover (dir. Claudia Barrie) and Kenneth Lonergan’s This is Our Youth (dir. Francesca Savige). Michael is a passionate storyteller and is committed to contributing to the diverse and evolving Australian narrative. He is also committed to the importance of access to education as mutually inclusive to this endeavour and while at UNSW he taught History and Drama at Malek Fahd Islamic School, Newtown Performing Arts and Auburn Girls High School.


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