Michelle studied at the University of Southern California School of Dramatic Arts and earned her BA in Theater there. She also studied at Oxford University with the British American Drama Academy.

Michelle has performed in and directed many plays internationally including productions in England, Scotland (Edinburgh Fringe Festival), Germany (International Shakespeare Festival) and Australia (Fringe World Festival Perth).

She and her writing partner, Melissa Lyons, have written ten children's plays together and recently published SHAKESPEARE FOR KIDS with Heartland Plays, Inc. which is available for purchase at www.heartlandplays.com.

Michelle created LEMABEAN PRODUCTIONS and wrote, produced, and performed in her world premiere solo show called BEAN. The show was named Best of Hollywood Fringe. BEAN toured Australia performing at FRINGE WORLD Festival Perth in Western Australia where the Perth Now Sunday Times called BEAN a "Top Ten Pick" of the festival.

Michelle next wrote and performed her second solo show (REFRIED) BEAN at the Los Angeles Solo New Works Festival and the Hollywood Fringe Festival.

Currently, Michelle is producing and writing for the new web series LOVE AND OTHER STUFF. She also has a lead role in the web series THE ENFORCERS. Michelle has also started work on BEAN, THE WEB SERIES.