Michelle Warkentin 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 her one woman puppet musical, “Mii Other Woman”, and the play, “Family Tear”, which toured January 2018.  Michelle is the  playwright along with  producing and  performing.  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.

The Rumble Follies at the Calgary Fringe 

July 30 to August 7, 2021

Michelle was recently featured on the Playful Humans Podcast with Mike Montague

Michelle along with Life Stages Theatre is excited to announce a new play for the Calgary Fringe July 30 to August 7, 2021, “The Rumble Follies,” a new puppet musical, by Michelle Warkentin see more on the Life Stages Theatre page!!!

Michelle was recently featured on Global TV

Hometown Hero: Bringing joy through puppetry


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.

Click here to view Michelle’s bio and listen to a voice sampling.