Michelle studied drama at The University of New England where she appeared
in a number of course productions including The Stronger and The Crucible.
For the Earle Page College Drama Society she stage managed Bye Bye Birdie
and directed My Fair Lady. In the United States she worked as technical
director for a children's theatre in Connetticutt, staging productions
of Bugsy, Grease, and Annie. On returning to Australia she worked at The
Sydney Opera House as a stagehand and later as an administrator.
She studied at Sydney Acting School, performing in course productions
of The Cell and the female version of The Odd Couple. She went on to further
study at The Actor's Centre. In recent years she has appeared in numerous
short films and music videos, worked as an extra for film and television,
and performed in stage productions of Blood Brothers and M. Butterfly.
First seen on the Lieder stage as a witch in Macbeth she then went on
to play Annie in Table Manners then we saw yet another side of her in
Cinderella as the wicked Stepmother. She has now established herself well
and truly and I hope we never lose her. This year she is teaching the
Youth Theatre drama workshops on a Friday. In her spare time Michelle
is on the Lieder Board of Management, is studying to be a teacher full
time and has a dog and a horse to look after.