Michelle Leisy

Theatre Instructor

Michelle Leisy is in her 10th year as a theatre educator and director. She has a B.A. in Musical Theatre from The University of Northern Colorado and an M.A. in Applied Theatre from The City University of New York. Michelle taught and directed previously at Sky Vista Middle School (Aurora, CO), Legend High School (Parker, CO), Democracy Prep Charter High School (NYC, NY), The East Harlem School at Exodus House (NYC, NY), as well as a variety of New York City Public Schools as a teaching artist. Michelle has worked professionally as an actor-educator for Marquis Studios, Girls Leadership, New York City Children’s Theatre, Missoula Children’s Theatre, and Healing Arts Initiative.

Some of her past directing credits include: The Addams Family (SVMS), Love/Sick (Legend), Urinetown (Legend), The Magical Land of OZ (Inspire-PACE), Freaky Friday (Inspire-PACE), The Addams Family (Parker Performing Arts), The Sound of Music (Legend), Into The Woods (Legend), Almost, Maine (Legend), Bye Bye Birdie (Inspire-PACE), Fiddler on the Roof (Legend), The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940 (Legend), Aida, Emotional Creature, Once On This Island Jr., and Annie Jr. (NYC).