Brandon Michael



Have you been a volunteer, served on a board of directors, or contributed to other community organizations that you’re passionate about? If so, please share it here.

I have been a volunteer for hospice of Tananna Valley, served on the Advisory committee for fine and performing arts to the Kootenai County School Board, been volunteer coordinator for Fairbanks Animal Shelter and been Marketing director for Fairbanks Light Opera.

When you were a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?

An Actor.

In my free time, you can usually find me...

Walking the dog or hanging out with my family!

What is your favorite Portland Opera memory?

I really enjoyed seeing The Central Park Five but I look forward to my first performances with the Opera!

Do you have hike/park/scenic view in Oregon that inspires you?

I can't believe how many incredible trails and parks there are... I have really been enjoying the view of the Falls from Oregon City's Municipal Elevator. Plus I get a kick out of the idea of a Municipal Elevator!

What's your favorite season in Portland/why?

Love spring time in Portland... my backyard turns in to the secret garden.

Do you have a favorite local visual artist/musician/filmmaker/performer that you think everyone should know about?

I am just getting to know my Portland colleagues, but I am blown away by the caliber of performers here.

What is the most interesting/unusual job you've ever had?

Animal Control Officer in Alaska... I have some stories.

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