Michelle Payne

Michelle Payne

Michelle Payne

Michelle is an actress, writer and director from Essex. Her first play, Orchid, won two awards at its first outing at the Moors Theatre (Camden Fringe) in 2015 (Best New Writing & Best Actress). Directing credits include: And the Award Goes Too... (Water Rats) and Ordinary Days for The Out of Work Collective (Ye Olde Rose & Crown), The Staff Room, Hearts & Minds (Queens Theatre, Hornchurch), and associate director/choreographer for Split by Emma Pritchard and musical-comedienne Tamar Broadbent (Brighton Fringe). Michelle's most recently acting credits include: Swing for Les Enfants Terribles' Pussy Riot, Alice in Adventures in Wonderland (The Vaults) and Anastasia in Drinks (Basic Space Festival). Her second show, The Staff Room, had a successful run at the 2017 Edinburgh Fringe. Alongside Full Circle, Michelle is also producing Power, a female empowerment night featuring an all female cast and creative team and her own short plays at the Queens Theatre Hornchurch (April 2018). Twitter: @Chellesta