Michelle has a varied background, including a degree in Visual Art, decades of training in dance (contemporary, improv, ballet, tap, and jazz), a bit of the theater, and several years of rock climbing experience. Additionally, she has been a teaching artist, administrator and professional baker.
Michelle moved to New York City in 2005 and has been working as an aerial performer and instructor ever since. She was featured in the original production of Takura: A Contemporary Circus Faerie Tale, and has performed in venues as storied as Judson Church, the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia, and Webster Hall.
Michelle is proud to have a part in Circus Warehouse and enjoys both teaching and performing. When not running the circus, she splits her time between knitting, cooking and other adventures.