The Red Shoes (2016/17 tour) - Irina Boronskaja
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.
Main stage credits include:
For New Adventures:
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 (directed by 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
TV/film and fashion credits include:
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 and “El Train” at Hoxton Hall in 2013. She has choreographed for music videos and short films by emerging artists.
She regularly teaches dance classes and workshops for Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures & Re:Bourne and Birkbeck University.
Michela was nominated for “Best Contemporary Dancer” at the Critics’ Circle Award 2012.
She is currently working as Movement Director for the musical Murder Ballad, opening at the Arts Theatre in October 2016 (directed by Sam Yates).