With the way things are going for showbiz upstart MIKE LIWAG, we may see a lot of him as a face, an endorser, an actor and who knows as the next most important leading man among other media endeavors. Although only recently , Mike made himself noticeable to a wider milieu other than his college stage stints, he sure is gravitating towards better deals especially now that he is under the wings of Ino Amoyo’s INOSCOPE Management. In his FaceBook fan page, we are ushered to his rich theatrical beginning: Mike Liwag started his career when he was in University of Santo Tomas, via Teatro Tomasino. He had 9 plays with the Theater Guild as lead. He was known in UST for some memorable roles such as Komendador in “Funete Ovejuna” where he became the Best Actor for that year. It was directed by Dennis Marasigan. He was also known as Maryo in “Anino”, Marcel de Alba in “Ang Kalungkutan ng Mga Reyna”, Basilio in “Ang Mga Filibustero” and Emilio Aguinaldo in “Tagumpay at Trahedya” which made him one of Teatro Tomasino’s Premiere Actors of his generation. He made 2 theater plays outside UST, “Georgette” in College of Saint Benilde and as Ibarra in “Noli Me Tangere” by Experimental Productions. It didn’t stop there, because of his passion and love for his craft and willingness to grow and learn more, He ventured in doing Independent Films in premiere Universities such as U.P, DLSU, UST and CSB. Done 23 Films at a young age, 20 of these are under his belt (Lead Roles) and One of the biggest breaks so far is a Cinemalaya 2013 Entry entitled “Nuwebe” where he was a Supporting Actor. It was directed by Joseph Israel Laban. Through the years, Mike continues to share his talent and inspire a lot of people and with this, He is now ready to face yet the biggest and the brightest opportunities that this industry would offer.
Mike will be very visible this season when his current stints will be shown on tv among other places. To ramble a few : He pairs with Jessy Mendiola in a mouthwash digiad ; he stars in a new film ‘Pina-TIBOK’ , and yet another entitled ROBOTATAY, an indie filmed in Marinduque where he plays a mute father; and then there is his guesting in IJUANDER of GMANewsTV.