Michele was born in New Jersey, raised in Omaha and is a graduate of UNO with a Bachelor of Arts/Dramatic Arts degree. She has acted and/or directed in nearly every theatrical venue in the metro. Michele teaches TV Screenwriting at UNO, Acting and Improv classes for the Omaha Community Playhouse and is a teaching artist for the Nebraska Arts Council. In addition to workshops for WHY ARTS with special needs students, Michele serves as Associate Artistic Director for SNAP! Productions, Omaha’s Diversity Theatre.