PROFILE

MOVEMENT DIRECTOR

Recent Credits as Movement Director includes: Hedda Gabler directed by Chelsea Walker (Sherman Theatre, Cardiff); The Starry Messenger directed by Sam Yates (Wyndham’s Theatre); The Phlebotomist directed by Sam Yates and nominated for “Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre” at the 2019 Olivier Awards (Hampstead Theatre); Murder Ballad directed by Sam Yates (Arts Theatre); Cymbeline directed by Sam Yates (Globe Theatre); Boa directed by Hannah Price (Trafalgar Studios); Workshop for a new production for the Michael Grandage Company; Everyword Festival directed by Ellen McDougall (Everyman Theatre, Liverpool);

Recent Credits as Associate Movement Director include Julie directed by Carrie Cracknell (National Theatre); Orpheus and Eurydice (Old Vic Tunnels).

Performer of leading roles for Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures includes: The Red ShoesSwan LakeCinderellaDorian GrayEdward ScissorhandsPlay Without WordsNutcracker The Car Man.

Other stage work includesDry Write (Latitude Festival); Electric Hotel (King’s Cross, Really Old, Like Forty Five (National Theatre); Pictures from an Exhibition (Young Vic).

Michela is currently an Associate Dance Practitioner with Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures. She has also taken part in several research and development workshops for the National Theatre and has choreographed for music videos and short films by emerging artists as well as regularly teaching dance classes and workshops. She was nominated for Best Contemporary Dancer at the Critics’ Circle Award 2012.