Michelle is a Conservatory trained actor who has been performing professionally since 2016. Their multifaceted career has included documentary filmmaking, performance art, theatre direction (collegiate and independent), acting in multiple award-winning productions, teaching acting at post-secondary institutions, running their own acting studio, and co-founding two indie theatre companies. Having portrayed characters in over sixty productions on stage and screen, Michelle is keen to continue expanding their practice as a creator.
Current projects include developing a show about growing up in a multi-generational home, a play about femme and queer experiences with the medical establishment, a genre-bending anthology series inspired by events in their life and creating theatre experiences that explore our beautiful environment.
Michelle’s creative work is driven by an empathetic world view, examination of social issues, and centering lived experiences.
A Northerner from way back, Michelle is thankful to be on unceded Dënéndeh, Dakeł Keyoh (ᑕᗸᒡ ᗲᘏᑋ), and Lheidli T’enneh territory. They are thrilled to be back where there are actual seasons and beyond excited to continue creating and supporting arts expressions in the North.