Michelle started her professional theatre career in 2005 at the BoarsHead Theater in Lansing, MI. She entered the BoarsHead team as an intern and left as a Technical Director/Production Manager and Property and Sound Designer. The skills she acquired during these years aided her in helping to create Stormfield Theatre where she worked as the Technical Director and Sound and Property Designer.
It was during this time at Stormfield that she accepted the invitation to work at the Williamston Theatre. Michelle’s first show at the Williamston Theatre was as the Property Designer for Five Course Love earning her the People’s Choice Award for best property design. She has designed properties, sound, and worked as Technical Director for the Williamston Theatre for over a decade.
Michelle has also worked in Door County, WI at the Peninsula Players Theatre as their Production Manager. She has designed properties for several regional theatres including, City Lit Theatre, First Folio Theatre, Performance Network, Tipping Point Theatre, Peppermint Creek Theatre and Lansing Community College.
Michelle has been nominated for multiple property and sound design awards, most notably winning a Thespie, Pulsar, and Wilde award all in the 2019 season for her property design work.