Michelle is a professional puppeteer, playwright, conference speaker, workshop leader, actor and voice-over artist with credits in stage and film.
Michelle has written and performed diverse projects, most recent being the play, “Family Tear”, which toured January 2018 in which Michelle wrote, produced and performed. Michelle has written and performed puppet musicals for children with disabilities. She has inspired children at Renfrew Education Services and has co-produced, written and performed new programs for the Block Parent Program and Vivo Recreation Center performing for thousands of children.
Michelle is an engaging professional speaker, laughing yoga leader and certified Spiritual Director.
Michelle’s personal mission is for her inner child to hold hands with the humanity of your inner child and together create a life empowered to be all we have ever dreamed to be!
Michelle is happy to work with other disciplines and is open to new creativity and imagination.
One Woman Puppet Musical, “Mii Other Woman”, starring Michelle Warkentin launches Calgary Fringe Festival 2018
One woman’s journey to embrace herself in the midst of losing who she is!
Mentoring and Dramaturg with Jeny Cassidy master puppeteer and founder of the Vancouver International puppet festival!!
“Mii Other Woman” is a One Woman Puppet Musical with original music! Composition for songs by Jocelyn Johnson, Instrumentals by King Aurous and lyrics by Michelle Warkentin. “Mii Other Woman”, takes the audience on one woman’s journey of discovery when she is faced with the challenges of dementia. Maybe those parts of us that seem lost or unseen exist behind the veil where dreams can still happen and memories survive. A fun uplifting and interactive musical show which launches at the Calgary Fringe Festival. https://www.showclix.com/event/mii-other-woman