Michela was born in Piacenza (Italy) and trained at Accademia Domenichino da Piacenza, London Studio Centre, the Gulbenkian Course and the Advanced Professional Course with Aterbaletto.
The Queen in “Swan Lake”
The Stepmother in “Cinderella”
Lady H in original cast of “Dorian Gray”
Joyce Monroe in original cast of “Edward Scissorhands”
Glenda in” Play Without Words”
Sugar in “Nutcracker!”
Lana in “The Car Man”
Other stage credits include:
“Dry Write” at Latitude Festival 2010 (Ann Yee)
“ Electric Hotel” ( F. Requardt and D.Rosenberg) Kings Cross site specific performance
“ Really Old , like Forty Five” ,(dir Anna Mackmin) National Theatre
“Pictures from an Exhibition” (F.Requardt , D.Kramer) Young Vic
“Three and Russian Roulette” (Lea Anderson) London and Uk tour
“Wish I Was Real” for the Jan Push Company in Hamburg
“ Romeo and Juliet” for English National Ballet at The Royal Albert Hall
The Golden Bowl (Merchant-Ivory),choreography by Karole Armitage
Alexander McQueen Fashion Show in Paris , choreography by Michael Clark
Garreth Pugh for Fashion East ,
J. Smith Esquire for On/Off at Science Museum
Sir Tom Baker ‘Viral Film”
Hannah Martin “ The man who knew too much” for Show Studio
Grazia, Stella and Marie Clair Magazines
Michela has taken part in several research and development workshops for the National Theatre.
She has also worked as movement director for the Everyword Festival at the Everyman Theatre in Liverpool on a new play by Colette Kane (dir: Ellen McDougall) and assisted Ann Yee on Orpheus and Eurydice at the Old Vic Tunnels in 2011.
She has choreographed for music videos and short films by new artists.
She regularly teaches dance classes and workshops for Matthew Bourne’s Company and Birkbeck University.
Michela was nominated for “Best Contemporary Dancer” at the Critics’ Circle Award 2012.