BFA in Acting, SUNY Purchase
AEA and SAG-AFTRA
Michelle is an actress, filmmaker, and teaching artist based in Brooklyn. She hails from Charleston, SC and is a proud summa cum laude graduate of the SUNY Purchase Acting Conservatory. Broadway/Off-Broadway/International theater credits include: A Raisin in the Sun (Broadway); Hurricane Diane (NYTW); Richard III, Love’s Labour’s Lost (Public Theater); A Kid Like Jake (LCT3); As You Like It, The Tempest (BAM/Old Vic – The Bridge Project); Much Ado About Nothing (Theater for a New Audience); Measure for Measure (Epic Theatre Ensemble); The Changeling (Red Bull); Uncle Vanya (Pearl); The Sentinels (59e59); Start Up (German Theater Abroad). Regional credits: Top Girls (ACT); The Wanderers (Old Globe); Richard and Jane and Dick and Sally (Baltimore Center Stage); King Charles III (ACT, Seattle Rep, Shakespeare Theater); Twelfth Night (Chicago Shakespeare); Tartuffe (McCarter/ Yale Rep); Hamlet (Shakespeare Theater); Winter’s Tale, Cyrano de Bergerac (Oregon Shakespeare Festival). On screen, she has had recurring roles on “Power Book II: Ghost” (Starz) and “Luke Cage” (Netflix). She has had appearances on “Manifest”; “Claws”; “Homeland”; “Madam Secretary”. Film credits: “Ovum”; “Ambition’s Debt”; “Death of a Prince”; “Spinning Into Butter”. She wrote, directed, and produced the short film “The Snakes” that premiered at the Pan African Film Festival.