Michelle Macwhirter is an actor, playwright and author. She was recently cast as Anita in the Australian tour of Mother and Son with Jally Entertainment starring Julie McGregor and Christopher Truswell (postponed to 2022).
Most recently, Michelle played Rebecca Marshall in Playhouse Creatures at Javeenbah Theatre Company (2021) and Laura in The Psychic at Spotlight Theatrical Company (2020) for which she was a finalist for Best Actress in the Gold Palm Theatre Awards. Michelle also played Shelley in Ladies Day at Javeenbah Theatre Company (2020) and Meg in Secret Bridesmaids' Business at Gold Coast Little Theatre (2019).
Michelle has recently refreshed her screen acting training with Kristy Sexton's 101 Intensive, Cinzia Coassin's workshops and The Scene on Screen, after completing her early screen training at The Australian Film and Television Academy (TAFTA).
Previous theatre roles include Mary Brenham in Our Country's Good (GCLT 2008), Alice More in A Man For All Seasons (TLT 2006), Nevzeta in Miss Bosnia (Brisbane Arts Theatre, 2005), Madame de Tourvel in Les Liaisons Dangereuses (BAT, 2004), Elizabeth Proctor in The Crucible (JTC 2004), Julia Simmons in A Murder is Announced (GCLT 2003), Alice in You Can't Take it With You (GCLT 2002), Rosie Probert in Under Milkwood (JTC 2001), Queen Anne in The Three Musketeers (GCLT 1998) and Jocasta in Oedipus The King (SEEVIC, UK 1995).
On screen, she has appeared in short films, the television production Flipper and feature films To Become One and Monster.
She is represented by Paul Newlands at Creme Management.
Showreel 2020 Michelle Macwhirter
Videography by Kelly Maree Joyce
**POSTPONED** Mother and Son Tour Dates 2020
The Events Centre Caloundra – Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 June
Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre – Wednesday 24 June
The Forge Theatre Bairnsdale – Thursday 25 June
Wonthaggi Union Community Arts Centre – Friday 26 June
John Leslie Theatre – Sale Saturday 27 June
Potato Shed Drysdale – Sunday 28 June
Brolga Theatre Maryborough – Wednesday 1 July
Pilbeam Theatre Rockhampton – Thursday 2 July
Mackay Entertainment Centre – Saturday 4 July
QUT Gardens Theatre – Tuesday 7 and Wednesday 8 July
Redland Performing Arts Centre – Friday 10 July
Cessnock Performing Arts Centre – Wednesday 15 July
Manning Entertainment Centre Taree – Thursday 16 July
Civic Theatre Newcastle – Friday 17 and Saturday 18 July
Queanbeyan Performing Arts Centre – Tuesday 21 to Sunday 26 July