Michelle moved to Australia in 2009 and joined the Development Team at Sydney Dance Company in 2010, following a contract with Events NSW and Vivid Sydney 2010. Over the past 13 years, she has embraced her Australian life and vibrant community of friends and colleagues, while adding to the population, now as a mother of two boys.

“I am driven by the extraordinary talent of our dancers and the ambition of Sydney Dance Company to inspire and connect with people of all ages across this vast country and around the world. After 12 years with the Company, I continue to be overwhelmed by the generosity of our donor family and of the richness of the relationships we have forged together over the years. I feel lucky to work with so many incredible people, both donors and colleagues, and proud of our contribution to Australian dance.”

Michelle has lived and worked around the world. From family life and schooling in the Middle East, Hong Kong and Ireland, to working life in the UK, Vietnam and Australia. She has enjoyed a varied career, with roles in education, events, PR, marketing and development, and 16 years working in the arts sector.