Michele is already a familiar figure at the Theater where she has served as a teaching artist for the past eight years and is also a artistic associate! And now she can add Managing/Education director to her roles at 16th Street!
After receiving her MFA from the University of Pittsburgh, Michele became an active participant of the theater community in Chicago. Her credits include co-artistic director of Yugen Theater, company member of Footsteps Theater, and founding member of Babes with Blades. She has had the privilege of working with Defiant Theater, Shattered Gobe, Steppenwolf, Timeline and more. Michele has put her fight skills to use by choreographing violence and intimacy design for many theaters in and around Chicago. She is a member of Equity and SAG-AFTRA. Michele appeared in the film, The Watcher, and the television show, Early Edition. For the past 15.5 years, Michele has been living the role of a lifetime; proud mother to Joey and Jake.