Michael has had a career as a Drama Teacher. Since then he has continued to explore the field of Performance in various ways.He used his Drama Teaching experience with patients at a local hospital’s ‘Recovery College’. When they were suffering with low self esteem, he helped them to create stories joyfully and act them out happily, which boosted their confidence and sense of achievement. Also, he has written scripts, acted and made films. ‘Hands’ is his latest film.
Its subtitle is -‘A Dance: A Meditation: A Hope’ : We show hands moving rhythmically to our specially composed music to show our natural readiness to create, with flexibility and sensitivity. By contrast, slow sections allows contemplation about the variety, complexity and beauty of the natural human hand. Our hope is, in this fractured world, we can still blend together. While we remaining distinct in our gender, race and age, we may achieve by our sharing.