Michael Finn - Instructor

Michael is a versatile film and stage actor with over 20 years in the entertainment industry, and is known for bringing endless energy, unique ideas, and a high level of professionalism to any project. Born and raised in Toms River, NJ, Michael began his foray into the arts through music, taking up the drums at a young age. It wasn't until high school that he discovered his love for acting, and he continued to pursue his passion through college, obtaining a B.F.A. in acting from Montclair State University. Michael then continued on to New York, which he called home for many years. Currently calling Atlanta home, he is always working to hone his craft, and looks forward to all the challenges and opportunities ahead.   Michael is not only an actor, but also a director, cinematographer, and photographer and is the founding member of both Thaumatrope Films and Upstart Artists Productions. With multiple productions under his belt, including a few festival nominations, Michael is constantly creating and challenging himself with new projects and scripts, from writing to production to editing. He loves bringing a positive and driven energy to his work that is both undying and contagious. Recognized as one to push limits, erase boundaries and help people reach new heights, Michael is a proud instructors and looks forward to working with anyone with the love of the craft.

Michael is a versatile film and stage actor with over 20 years in the entertainment industry, and is known for bringing endless energy, unique ideas, and a high level of professionalism to any project. Born and raised in Toms River, NJ, Michael began his foray into the arts through music, taking up the drums at a young age. It wasn't until high school that he discovered his love for acting, and he continued to pursue his passion through college, obtaining a B.F.A. in acting from Montclair State University. Michael then continued on to New York, which he called home for many years. Currently calling Atlanta home, he is always working to hone his craft, and looks forward to all the challenges and opportunities ahead.

 

Michael is not only an actor, but also a director, cinematographer, and photographer and is the founding member of both Thaumatrope Films and Upstart Artists Productions. With multiple productions under his belt, including a few festival nominations, Michael is constantly creating and challenging himself with new projects and scripts, from writing to production to editing. He loves bringing a positive and driven energy to his work that is both undying and contagious. Recognized as one to push limits, erase boundaries and help people reach new heights, Michael is a proud instructors and looks forward to working with anyone with the love of the craft.