Michaela is an Alberta based playwright and graduate of The National Theatre School of Canada. Recent writing credits include: The Extractionist and Incendiary, both commissioned by Vertigo Theatre (Calgary, AB), text creation for Persephone Bound, Imago Theatre (Montreal, QC), WROL (Without Rule of Law), Persephone Theatre (Saskatoon, SK),Wolf on the Ringstrasse, Spirit Fire Theatre (Calgary, AB), The Listening Room, Cardiac Theatre (Edmonton, AB) in conjunction with The Azimuth Theatre & Downstage Performance Society; The Listening Room received its American premiere Off Broadway in November 2019 with Nylon Fusion Theatre Co. (NYC, NY). Always, The Cultch Emerging Artist Festival (Vancouver, BC), Hardscrabble Road, GODHEAD, (Shortlist, Headwaters New Play Festival – Creede, Colorado; The Sunset Theatre, Wells, BC), Sundogs (Holding Hollow Productions; Edmonton International Fringe Festival), and others. Her short play Expanding Concepts of Dislocated Space (And Associated Boundaries) was published in the July 2018 edition of Bare Fiction Magazine (UK Publication).
Michaela was a recent finalist for the international Jane Chambers Excellence in Feminist Playwriting Award (2021) and Alberta Playwrights Network Alberta Playwriting Competition (2019) with her play WROL (Without Rule of Law) as well as a finalist for the Playwrights Guild of Canada’s RBC Emerging Playwright Award for her play The Listening Room and recipient of the national Enbridge Playwrights Award (Emerging Category) for her developing play, Going West.