Michael-Anthony Souza

Michael-Anthony is a performer, director, and creator proudly residing in Harlem. Michael-Anthony studied acting at The Atlantic Theatre Acting School and musical theatre at CAP21. With a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Drama from New York University/Tisch School of the Arts, he went on to act abroad at the Old Vic in London and around the world as a lead vocalist with Royal Caribbean. Along with touring the country with TheatreWorksUSA, Michael-Anthony has performed works with FringeNYC (Standby: The Musical), The Movement Theatre Company (And She Would Stand Like This), The Atlantic Theatre Company (Books Cook), and Westchester Broadway Theatre (Sister Act). Along with performing, Michael-Anthony became a teaching artist with the NiteStar Program in 2012 and then went on to direct full musicals at CK Kids American Dance and Drama Camp for eight years. In 2017, he joined Toes for Dance in Canada as a teaching artist, showcasing and guiding works in the process. In 2019, he was the associate director for T. Adamson’s The Straights at JACK Theatre in Brooklyn, NY and during the pandemic, he joined the writing team at The After Image Theatre Company.  Spring 2021, Michael-Anthony signed on as 1st AD for Not Looking: The Series and that fall, he assistant directed Shakespeare’s Comedy of Errors with The Boomerang Theatre Company. This past year, M.A. taught a filmmaking course with the Imogen Foundation, along with directing a handful of musicals with Brooklyn Children’s Theatre, including a Disney pilot production. Michael-Anthony is thrilled to be starting his second season with the education team at TADA!