Michele has extensive experience in stage direction and production, arts and event management, festival co-ordination and drama education. Qualified in Communications and Linguistics, Speech and Drama Performance and Teaching, Michele served on several provincial and local arts boards and councils in South Africa. Appointed Deputy Director of Arts and Culture in Provincial Government, she managed community and outreach arts programs. Thereafter, Michele started ‘Class Act Productions’, focusing on industrial theatre, events and entertainment for multinational clients. Relocating to Australia in 2013, Michele opened `DreamDRAMA’, teaching creative drama. She initiated and chairs ‘Cuddle Bundles’ and is honoured to serve on NCJW NSW’s Executive Board.