Most recent work as Movement Director for theatre includes :
-“The Starry Messenger” at Wyndham’s Theatre (Dir. Sam Yates)
-“The Phlebotomist” at the Hampstead Theatre (Dir. Sam Yates) nominated for “Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre” at the 2019 Olivier Awards
-“Julie’ at the National Theatre, Associate Movement Director for Ann Yee (Dir. Carrie Cracknell)
-“ Murder Ballad” at the Arts Theatre (Dir. Sam Yates)
-“Cymbeline” at the Globe Theatre (Dir. Sam Yates)
-“Boa” at Trafalgar Studios (Dir. Hannah Price)
-“ Workshop” for a new Production for the Michael Grandage Company
-“Everyword Festival” (Everyman Theatre in Liverpool) for a new play by Colette Kane (Dir. Ellen McDougall)
-Movement Assistant on Orpheus and Eurydice at the Old Vic Tunnels (Choreography Ann Yee)
Performer of leading roles for Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures includes:The Red Shoes; Swan Lake; Cinderella; Dorian Gray; Edward Scissorhands; Play Without Words; Nutcracker and The Car Man.
Other stage work includes Dry Write(Latitude Festival); Electric Hotel (King’s Cross, Really Old, Like Forty Five (National Theatre); Pictures from an Exhibition (Young Vic).
Michela has taken part in several research and development workshops for the National Theatre. She has also choreographed for music videos and short films by emerging artists and regularly teaches dance classes and workshops. She was nominated for Best Contemporary Dancer at the Critics’ Circle Award 2012.