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Michael Formato

Michael Formato has performed in dozens of shows, most recently as Moonface Martin in Anything Goes at Artpark and as Benny in Guys & Dolls at the Kavinoky Theatre. While he also has television and film credentials – most of his experience is backstage where he has held many positions. Just prior to coming to UB he was the production manager for Rich Products Entertainment Group producing projects such as “Curtain Up” and special events for the Buffalo Bisons Baseball team. Internationally, Mike has given seminars and workshops in Production and Stage Management for representatives of six colleges gathered at the University of Moscow, Russia and at Det Dansk Musicalakademi in Denmark. He has an M.S. in Counseling and a B.S. in Human Development and a minor in Communications Media. Mike has also been a dedicated volunteer for Cradle Beach Camp, a summer camp for physically, developmentally, financially and socially disadvantaged kids.