Playwrights Theatre Centre


Michelle Thorne

Michelle is an award-winning multidisciplinary theatre artist originally from Fort McMurray, Alberta. Thorne is a recent graduate of the UBC MFA Directing program and is the current Director and Lead Instructor for the Keyano Theatre Drama Force production, a summer musical theatre intensive program for youth. Selected favourite directing credits include Disney’s Frozen Jr and Bugsy Malone Jr (Drama Force), Lion in the Streets, Tuesdays and Sundays, and Great Slave Lake (The University of British Columbia), Steel Magnolias and The Other Side of the Pole (Keyano Theatre Company), and The Awesome 80s Prom, Fanny and Manny Tie the Knot, and The Fantastic Mr. Fox (Theatre; Just Because). Up next Michelle will be Assistant Directing Noises Off with the Arts Club Theatre Company in Vancouver in January 2020 under Director Scott Bellis and will be directing The Great Gatsby for Keyano Theatre’s 40th Anniversary Season Spring 2020.