The daughter of an American physicist and an English geologist, Michelle grew up in Southern California, England and France.
During her college years, she studied political science at Harvard University and spent her summers doing development work in Latin America. After graduation, Michelle moved to Europe and dedicated herself to acting full-time.
Michelle obtained a Masters in Theater from the Sorbonne and trained in physical theater in Paris at the renowned Ecole Jacques LeCoq. She performed with companies in France, Spain and Wales and was a founding member of Barcelona’s award-winning Bantam Theater Company.
Upon returning to the United States, Michelle completed an MFA in Acting at UCLA’s School of Theater, Film and Television. Michelle joined the The Open Fist Theater company in 2004, where she worked as both an actress and director. She is also a member of the Classical Theater Lab and Ensemble Studio Theatre-LA.
In the fall of 2006, Michelle moved to the Bay Area to work as the Director of Theater at the French-American International School. Michelle is an associate member of San Francisco’s foolsFURY theater company.
Michelle has appeared in independent films including Mad Twins, Merchant of Venice and The Way Down. Television credits include: CSI, Dragnet, Deadwood and One-on-One.
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