Michael Hairston


With roles in South Pacific and The Wiz, and later starring as Tony in West Side Story while at Buchtel High School, Michael has enjoyed musical theater and performing arts over numerous years. As a natural 2nd tenor, he also enjoys vocal performance, and continues to perform with the Buchtel High Alumni Barbershop Quartet. Michael works professionally in the pharmaceutical industry as a Specialty Healthcare Representative. He has twice finished as the top representative in the U.S. Most recently, he finished 1/200 while promoting COPD products for the Respiratory Division of Astra Zeneca. Previously, he finished 1/800 in 2004, achieving District Representative of the Year, while promoting Zithromax, Viagra, Lipitor, and Zyrtec for Pfizer. A lifelong resident of Akron and avid theater patron, Michael resides in Copley and has one daughter, Hannah (20), who currently resides in Cooper City, FL.