Mary Michael hails from a small town west of Fort Worth, Texas. She grew up studying at the iconic theatre in the round, Casa Manana. It was there she knew she wanted to dedicate her life to the arts. Since graduating with highest honors from the University of Michigan’s prestigious Musical Theatre department, she has worked all over the United States and on Broadway. Mary Michael most recently starred in the world premiere of Luck Be a Lady, a review celebrating the iconic music of Frank Loesser at Asolo Repertory Theatre. Other credits include Christine Daae in The Phantom of the Opera on Broadway, the 2011 Broadway revival of Anything Goes, Liesl in The Sound of Music (Carnegie Hall), Marianne Dashwood in the world premiere of Sense and Sensibility: The Musical (Denver Center), Judy Haynes in White Christmas (Syracuse Stage), Kathy Selden in Singin’ in the Rain (Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera, Music Theatre of Wichita) and Cosette in Les Miserables (Casa Manana Theatre). Concert work includes guest appearances with the newly formed American Pops Symphony Orchestra in Washington D.C., and the Fairfax Symphony Orchestra at the Shenandoah Valley Music Festival. She has also done numerous shows at the St. Louis MUNY, and Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera. Mary Michael is a certified Yoga teacher, and loves sharing the healing benefits of mindfulness.