Michalis Valasoglou was born and raised in Athens, Greece. He studied Ancient, Medieval and Modern Greek Literature, piano, Byzantine music and drawing. He worked as a philologist, Orthodox Church chanter and illustrator. After his classical studies he devoted himself to acting and contemporary dance, attending master classes and workshops for several years both in Greece and France. He has worked, amongst others for the National Theatre of Greece, Athens Festival, Epidaurus Festival and Onassis Cultural Center.