Michalis Pitidis was born in Thessaloniki. He studied at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki School of Architecture, and at the Athens Conservatoire Drama School. He is active in theater, film, and architecture. When it comes to the theater, he has worked with directors including Anestis Azas (The Republic of Baklava), Prodromos Tsinikoris (Utopia in Progress), Katerina Giannopoulou (Paradise; The Just Assassins), and Greg Liakopoulos (A Spring Awakening), in various capacities, ranging from actor to dramaturg, to author and translator. He has also directed the performance Call me Sugar, which premiered at the Onassis Stegi art foundation.