Michelle is a theatre-maker committed to collaborating with a variety of exciting and artistic individuals. Since completing her training in Contemporary Performance at WAAPA she has gravitated towards puppetry, physical theatre, and devised performance. As a performer she has worked for a diverse range of companies including My Darling Patricia and the national tour of the highly acclaimed Africa, Erth Visual and Physical Theatre and the national tour of Murder, Mythophobic Productions with the South African and New York tour of Hope is the saddest (playing a deluded Dolly Parton fan), Don’t Look Back with UK company dreamthinkspeak (a site-specific journey of Orpheus’ trip to the underworld) and The Laramie Project with Black Swan Theatre Company. Michelle honed her puppetry skills performing with Spare Parts Puppet Theatre. She participated in the Spark mentorship program developing her skills in puppetry and co-creating The Mary Surefoot Shoe Collection, an intimate solo performance for an audience of 8.
She has recently been involved in creative developments for The Pigeon (a work exploring the notion of secrecy), Pollyanna (an interactive birthday party turned crime scene), and Welcome to Slaughter (a theatrical horror told from the inside of a car).
Shows with My Darling Pa