Michael was born and raised in Swansea, South Wales and is an

award-winning singer/actor. He has performed at numerous venues

throughout the UK, in addition to performances across Europe.


Training: Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, where he was the

winner of the Welsh Musical Theatre Young Singer of the Year Competition.

Theatre includes: Nick Massi in Walk Like a Man (Blackpool Grand,

Kilworth House & UK Tour), Adolfo Pirelli in Sweeney Todd

(Slaithwaite Philharmonic), Montparnasse and understudy Enjolras and

Bamatabois in Les Misérables (30th Anniversary Cast, Queen's), Nanki-Poo

in The Mikado (Chiswick Playhouse), Sir Walter Raleigh in Merrie England (Finborough), Jamie Wellerstein in The Last Five Years (Welsh premiere,

Swansea Grand), Adolfo Pirelli in Sweeney Todd (Welsh National Opera) and

three seasons at Europe's largest Christmas show, the Thursford Christmas Spectacular, where he sang for HRH The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. 

Workshops include: Rasputin: Ripples to Revolution and My Land's Shore.

Concerts include: A Very Bublé Christmas (Kilworth House), An Evening

of Movies & Musicals (Swansea Grand), Video Games Live (Motorpoint

Arena Cardiff) and his debut solo concert, An Evening with Michael Riseley

(Swansea Grand).

Television includes: Prynhawn Da and Dechrau Canu, Dechrau Canmol.

Recordings include: Songs of SexualityAs Long as I Have Music: The Songs of

Eyles & Gould, The West End Goes MAD for Christmas!, Evil Urges (Original

Soundtrack) and My Land’s Shore (Original Studio Cast).

Other work includes: Principal Vocalist onboard the Cunard ocean liner,

Queen Victoria, touring internationally with classical crossover quartet,

Viva Voce and supporting Sir Cliff Richard with modern jazz vocal group,

The FlyBoys.