MICHAEL LAZAROVITCH is an Actor and Producer, based in Edmonton, Toronto and Los Angeles, and has worked in entertainment since 2005.
As a Producer, projects include feature films for Europe’s largest network TF1 (France), Daro Films (Monaco), UPTV (USA) and Superchannel (Canada), the most recent of which was nominated for two AMPIA Awards. Michael’s television slate includes projects shared with Canadian partner, Award Winning and Canadian Screen Nominated Director Dylan Pearce (Northern Gateway Films) and his US producing partners, two time Emmy nominated Zachary Halley and Steven Tylor O'Connor at Chemically Altered, where he is VP of Development. Collectively they have properties development and production with some of the leading networks and production companies in Canada, the United States, United Kingdom and Europe.
Most recently, in partnership with CAP, Michael entered into development on “Heart of Texas”, an hour long scripted drama with Executive Producers Samantha Lemole, Lisa Oz and Dr. Mehmet Oz (Oz Works). Other projects in development for television include Amazon’s bestselling “Soul Summoner” series by Elicia Hyder, Wil Mara’s award winning YA anthology series“Twisted” with Executive Producer Eileen Conn (Disney’s K.C. Undercover, Shake It Up, NBC’s Just Shoot Me, News Radio) and hour long historical drama “Everleigh Club” with Executive Producer Thania St. John (Chicago Fire, Grimm, Project Blue Book, Covert Affairs).
Michael’s on screen work includes projects for ABC, Freeform, Comedy Central, Showtime, Netflix, Amazon, Go90, Showcase/Corus, Fox Kids, Disney, Cartoon Network, Comedy Network, UPTV, Superchannel and AwesomenessTV (a division of Dreamworks). Feature film work includes projects for Universal Pictures, TF1, BBC Films, Canal+, Elton John’s Rocket Pictures UK and Mel Gibson’s ICON Entertainment.
Michael’s entertainment career began in live theatre. Highlights include the Broadway Studio Cast Recording of “Come Summer” (opposite Broadway veteran and award winning actor David Cryer), “The Who’s Tommy”, “Fame” and Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast”, in addition to regional work across North America.
Additionally, Michael has curated a national professional masterclass series for industry partners, including the Canadian Film Centre, the Writers Guild of Canada, AMPIA, Actra and UBCP-Actra benefitting the Actors Fund. He completed his BFA Honours undergrad work at Ryerson University's Theatre School and NYU Tisch School of the Arts (CAP21).
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