Miss Michelle is an enthusiastic and engaging children and teen acting coach out of Conejo Valley in Southern California. She started performing at age 6 and in her teen years was a competitive actor through the Drama Teachers Association of Southern California earning various awards, including first place finish at a Shakespeare Festival. Early stage credits include lead roles in Our Town, Bye Bye Birdie, As You Like it and many more. Early film credits include 10 releases, including a co-starring role along side Dennis Hopper in Choke and Best Supporting Actress at the Tambay Film Festival for her role in Perihelion.
Michelle holds a B.A. in Theater Arts with an emphasis in Acting from Pepperdine University (1996). She has been working with children productions since 2000. Michelle has traveled with various groups in and out of the US directing, producing, writing, coaching, performing and public speaking. Locally she has worked with Hillcrest Center for the Arts and her current work has included a number of Stage Productions and Short Films.
Michelle and her husband, Farhad, have two teenage children and live in Agoura Hills. She enjoys sparking a passion for the creative arts and entertainment in the children of this next generation, and looks forward to partnering with The Acting Academy & Musik Korner.