Michael believes that the actor should be able to consistently produce a valuable product for the institution he works for and their constituency. He best serves in contemporary, new work and classical plays that lend themselves to naturalism / realism.
Okay, well maybe innovator is a bit strong of a word. After all, he is not Steve Jobs. But he is fond of creative marketing techniques or trying to create platforms that can help the theatre community, like a successful podcast or guerrilla marketing fun.