Following his dreams of Cut, Color and Style, Michael began working with Alexander of Paris, where he trained for his love of styling in the discipline of shape by design. The House of Cristian Dior for the study of Make-up and Design was his last European stop before returning to Beverly Hills. Haase’s work with the great Gene Shacove, advanced his skills in Hair Design by Style. The art of finishing a shape for Haase has appeared on many of the most famous heads in Hollywood and he is respected in the industry as a true hairdressers hairdresser.

With editorial credits ranging from music videos, film production, runway and editorial, his talents are often seen in the world of fashion, working with designers such as Comme des Garcons, Versace, Alexander McQueen, Yves Saint Laurent and Oscar De La Renta. Haase has contributed his creativity in Hollywood for the Academy Awards, Golden Globes and Emmy Shows. His Celebrity and “A” list is never disclosed, keeping him very confidential for designer hair.

The passion for Hairdressing and Education is never approached with less than full throttle for Haase. His extensive training on the study of shape and design throughout Europe and the U.S. with the houses of Vidal Sassoon, Alexander of Paris, Cristophe Beverly Hills, Christian Dior, and many others, have helped guide Haase to where his work has taken him today.

“Working with so many talented hairdressers in my life has allowed my many errors to be guided into wonderful creativity; I have been very fortunate to have had so many opportunites to work with such greats in this world of hairdressing.”

His art of finishing a shape, through the disciplines of cutting, color and styling, has earned Haase the reputation of being extremely detail oriented. Today he continues to share his knowledge with hairdressers from around the world and in the spring of 2011 launched his concept salon, SALON PLATINUM BLACK in the trendy town of Brentwood in Los Angeles. In the fall of 2012 the launch of the “HAASE academy”.


The Long Veil Cutting Seminar / 38:22
Learn how to combine short to long and concave layers to create a dramatic long head hugging shape.