She spent her early years learning Yiddish and then teaching Yiddish at Sholem Aleichem Sunday School and was a member and Helfer at SKIF where she was involved in many Yiddish and English speaking productions.
She has performed in several Saltpillar productions including performing alongside her youngest son in “My Name is Asher Lev” in 2015 under the direction of the late Charles Slucki and “Relatively Speaking” in 2016.
Last year she had the good fortune to perform in “Sholem Aleichem – Not Dead Yet” produced by the Kadimah.
When she is not on stage her time is taken up in Clinical practise as a Physiotherapist supporting her partner Michael and raising 3 of her own children, 2 step children and 2 puppies.
Michelle dedicates this production to her father well known author, community member and Holocaust survivor Gary Gray.