MICHAEL SCHLOEGL has performed throughout the U.S. and Europe in shows such as; West Side Story, Oklahoma, The Will Rogers Follies, and A Chorus Line. He is the founding member of the acclaimed Vital Theatre Company in New York City and works regionally as a director, choreographer, costume designer, playwright, and a children's book author/illustrator. His original writing credits include; It's Up In the Air!, Calling All Toys, The Chrismouse Story and the musical touring show, History Time Henry. Also a theatre educator, Michael directs musical theatre shows and master classes in summer camps and performing arts high schools. Recently, he has developed and instructed Glee classes, based on the inspired TV series GLEE, by using his previous experience working with competitive show choirs in the States.