michelle cooper

as “Hermione”

Michelle is a Canberra-born Neurodiverse Actor, now based in Melbourne. She graduated with her Associate Degree (Acting for Screen and Stage) from Charles Sturt University in 2009. And has spent 2021 training with the Howard Fine Acting Studio as part of the Full-time course.

Since 2003, she has performed across Australia working on everything from educational theatre and improvised theatre projects to burlesque and Shakespeare. Production credits include Macbeth, The Boy from Oz, Hotel Sorrento, The Mousetrap and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. Her ensemble work earned her two Canberra Area Theatre Award nominations, and in 2016, she produced/performed in a self-funded tour of Party by Tom Basden to Adelaide Fringe.

Outside of Acting, Michelle is a passionate Science Communicator who has used her skills to support Victoria’s COVID response through 2020/2021 and recently became a published scientific author.