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FILMING/IN PRODUCTION

Tatau (on Facebook)
Michael is directing episodes 6 and 7 (of 8) of BBC/South Pacific Pictures' tv series Tatau, set in the Cook Islands.  He filmed his episodes in October/November and will be doing post-production through February.  Click here to watch a behind-the-scenes video of filming in Rarotonga, with Michael directing in the background.  Click here for more info, or check out the show's Facebook page.

Lost Hope (on Facebook)
Michael is voicing the character Captain Hal Reiner in this comedic sci-fi space opera series from FoxBox Creative.

Death Walks into a Bar (on Facebook)
Michael played the God of War in this short film by writer/director Liam Wylie.

Terry Teo
Michael will guest star as Cornelius Jones in an episode of this revival of the classic Kiwi show, to air on TV2.  Click here for info.

The Lion Queen
Michael is narrating this documentary series, for Top Shelf Productions.

 

 

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30 October-20 December 2014:  Jesus Christ Superstar
Michael did fight choreography for Auckland Theatre Company's production. Click here for info and to book.

23 November 2014, 7:30 p.m.:  Our Big Blue Backyard ep 4 'Kaikoura'
Michael narrated this documentary series airing on TVOne.  Click here for the show's Facebook page.

25 November 2014, 11:00 p.m.:  Spartacus: War of the Damned ep. 9, 'The Dead and the Dying'
On SyFy in the U.S.  Michael directed.

2 December 2014: Brel on RadioNZ Concert
Michael directed Brel for Silo Theatre (featuring Jennifer Ward-Lealand, Julia Deans, Tama Waipara, and Jon Toogood), which was performed in Auckland Town Hall Concert Chamber 1-24 November 2012.  In 2013, it toured to festivals around New Zealand, followed by a week at the New Zealand Festival in February 2014, and a triumphant return to Auckland for a "One night Stand" in the Great Hall of Auckland Town Hall on 4 March 2014.  RadioNZ recorded the "One Night Stand" and will play it on RadioNZ Concert on the evening of 2 December.

7 December 2014, 7:30 p.m.:  Our Big Blue Backyard ep 5
Michael narrated this documentary series airing on TVOne.  Click here for the show's Facebook page.

10 December 2014, 11 pm: The Almighty Johnsons ep 2.11, 'And Then She Will Come to You'
On SyFy in the U.S.  Michael in his recurring role as Kvasir.

11 December 2014, 11 pm: The Almighty Johnsons ep 2.12, 'You Call This the Real World?'
On SyFy in the U.S.  Michael in his recurring role as Kvasir
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14 December 2014, 7:30 p.m.:  Our Big Blue Backyard ep 6
Michael narrated this documentary series airing on TVOne.  Click here for the show's Facebook page.

18 December 2014, 11 pm: The Almighty Johnsons ep 2.13, 'Does This Look Like Asgard?'
On SyFy in the U.S.  Michael in his recurring role as KvasiR.

November-February 2014:  Tatau
Michael is directing episodes 6 and 7 (of 8) of BBC/South Pacific Pictures' tv series Tatau, set in the Cook Islands.  He filmed his episodes in October/November and will be doing post-production through February.  Click here to watch a behind-the-scenes video of filming in Rarotonga, with Michael directing in the background.  Click here for more info, or check out the show's Facebook page.

14 February-7 March 2015:  A Midsummer Night's Dream

 

Michael will direct for University of Auckland Summer Shakespeare.

See their Facebook page.  Click here for info and to book.

From the press release:  "MICHAEL HURST'S FRENZY OF FRANTIC LOVE... Valentine's Day just got a whole lot sexier, you guys.  This February 14, the mistakes and follies of young love, wildly hammy amateur acting and warring fairies are whipped up into a maelstrom by a cast aged 18 to 94 when A Midsummer Night's Dream opens the annual Auckland Summer Shakespeare season".

20-22 February 2015: Final Official Xena Convention
Michael will appear (work commitments permitting) at the Final Official Xena Convention at the Burbank Marriott Convention Center in Burbank, California.  Click here for info and to book.