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Michael was the Creative Director for PENCIL’s 2013 gala, Imagine What We Can Do, held for more than 800 guests at The American Museum of Natural History in New York City. Michael created and directed interactive, musical, and performance-based content for segments honoring JetBlue, Christopher Hayward, Managing Partner and Chief Operating Officer of Highbridge Capital Management, and Howard Chatzinoff, Partner, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP. These segments featured students from Gramercy Arts High School, Aviation High School, A.C.E. Academy for Scholars (at PS 290), and The Channel View School for Research. Working with the PENCIL staff and Mistress of Ceremonies Rosanna Scotto, Co-Anchor of FOX 5’s Good Day New York, Michael implemented and oversaw all aspects of creative and production. Michael was involved with the 2011 and 2012 PENCIL galas as well.