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Who we are: Resident Artists

Michele Apriña Leavy


Michele Apriña Leavy celebrated her 10th year as a Resident Artist with Crowded Fire Theater in 2014. An actor, dancer, and choreographer, her Bay Area theater credits include: American Conservatory Theater, Alameda Civic Ballet, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Bay Area Playwrights Festival 2014, BrickaBrack Prods., Center Repertory Company, California Conservatory Theater, Livermore Shakespeare Festival, Marin Theatre Company, and TheatreWorks, among others. In farther locales, she has appeared with Theatre Key West (Florida), The Elephant Theatre Company (Los Angeles), and Theatre 167 (New York City). Michele is a teaching artist with various colleges, universities, and conservatory programs around the bay and beyond. She serves on Crowded Fire Theater’s Literary Committee. She is also a member of the BALTAN – the Bay Area Latino Theater Artists Network.

CFT Credits

Actor: Top Girls, A-A-America!, Big Death & Little Death, Forever Never Comes, Sticky Time, The Bereaved, The Late Wedding, Blackademics

Assistant Director: The Secretaries, GOOD GOODS

Known for its innovation, daring, and gumption, CFT is, at its core, all heart.  With a dedicated ensemble of staff and resident artists, the company continues to trail-blaze on a theatrical journey.  Now, there’s a sexy combo!  (Adventure, anyone?)

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