Michelle Smith

Michelle Smith is the founder and Artistic Director of Theatre for Life CIC which she set up in 2017. Michelle has extensive experience both in teaching and directing youth theatre productions. Michelle trained as a teacher at UCL Institute of Education, the world leading centre for Education. Michelle managed a large scale devising project as part of the WW1 Centenary in 2014 as part of her teaching role at Richard Taunton Sixth Form college working with the Mayflower Theatre and National Theatre Learning department. Michelle has previously taught at Hammersmith and West London College, Queen Mary's College, Thornden School and Richard Taunton Sixth Form College. Michelle also conducted a Drama teacher placement in Sydney, Australia in 2004. Michelle currently works within the community as freelance director in schools and colleges supporting young aspiring performers with professional development in the arts.