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Machele is a professional actor and director and has taught Musical Theatre and the Meisner Technique to young actors for the past 13 years. She is a proud member of Actor's Equity and of the American Guild of Variety Artists.
Acting credits include: Listen to My Heart: the Songs of David Friedman, Sundown Town (TheatreSquared New Plays Festival), The Unwitting Wife (Tiberius, Israel International Theatre Festival - originated role), Nunsense, Beauty and the Beast, The Showgirl of 52nd Street (Kansas City New Musicals Festival), Macbeth, Moliere's The Miser, Much Ado About Nothing, Carmen (Opera Omaha), Les Liaisons Dangereuses, The Glass Menagerie and Mirror Me(at): NEXT! (original one-woman show, Dublin, Ireland).
Directing credits include Rent!, Annie, Listen to My Heart: the Songs of David Friedman (Florida Tour), The Rocky Horror Show, Reefer Madness, Spring Awakening, Into the Woods, Clue: the Musical, Night of January 16th and Altar Boyz.
Her specialties, in addition to Musical Theatre and Meisner, include Le Coq clowning and Mask Technique. She divides her time among Tulsa, New York City and Dublin, Ireland where she recently performed her original one woman show, Mirror Me(at): NEXT! - in collaboration with Chris O'Rourke, a Dublin based Director and Playwright . Machele holds an MFA in Acting from the University of Arkansas, an MS in Analytical Chemistry from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln and a B.S. in Chemistry cum laude from the University of Arkansas.