Michael Liebhauser

Hey there! I’m an actor, lyricist, and stage combat instructor/choreographer. I also build end tables, but they aren’t on this website.


Current/Upcoming Projects


Upcoming: “Assassins” with The Gamm Theatre (March 5 – 29, 2020) as Leon Czolgosz https://www.gammtheatre.org/plays

Upcoming: “Death of a Streetcar Named Virginia Woolf: A Parody” with Lean Ensemble Theater (April 23-May 3, 2020) as Stanley http://www.leanensemble.org/



Stage Combat Instruction


I’ve been involved with Stage Combat for as long as I’ve been an actor, and it’s far and away my favorite thing to teach.


Dueling Arts International – Unarmed, Rapier, Quarterstaff, Broadsword, Rapier & Dagger, Contemporary Violence

Fight Director

Richard III- Interlochen Center for the Arts

The Heart of Robin Hood – Interlochen Center for the Arts

Julius Caesar - Interlochen Center for the Arts

Romeo and Juliet – Gamm Summer Institute

Assistant Fight Director

Interlochen Shakespeare Festival – Three Seasons


Commercial Sample- TCF Bank

Debut at 54 Below with Rachel Eskenazi-Gold & Sheridan Stevens


Voiceover Reel- Michael Liebhauser

Lyricist Sample “Leader of Isis” I wrote this song and others with my partner Sheridan Stevens (at the piano). For more examples of our work, please CLICK HERE. You can also check out our shout-out in The New York Times.



And Michael Liebhauser’s Richard is phenomenal and complex, a likable creep, fascinating in his indefatigability, charming in his brilliance and word play, impressive in his manipulation, terrifying in his bloodthirst, and yet utterly pitiful.
— -Encore Michigan for "Richard III"
Michael Liebhauser deserves praise for his accent work in particular, and performances in general.
Liebhauser’s scenes with Carpenter where he plays a man who has lost his memory are particularly
— Broadway World for "Incognito"
Michael Liebhauser, as Donald Giovanni, delivers a terrific musical comedy star performance (I would love to see him in one of the lead roles in Spamalot).
— Talkingbroadway for "Picnic Operetta"
...played by the lanky, mischievous Michael Liebhauser, who lopes around grinning like Jack Skellington with an orange pompadour
— City Pages for "Picnic Operetta"
[His] Edmund, embodied exquisitely with conniving sex appeal.
— Encore Michigan for "King Lear"
You’re funny, but you’re loud.... and sweaty
— 3rd Grader from Concordia Elementary.

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