Playwright, Composer, Storyteller
New York, NY, USA
MICHELLE ACKERMAN (Playwright/Composer/Storyteller) A Brigham Young University graduate with a BA in Composite Dance. She was an active member of the Ballroom Dance team as she schooled in composition, song writing and dramaturgy. She was concurrently hired as a Faculty member at Utah Valley University, where she founded, directed and choreographed the 24-time World Champion Dance Team "Fire & Ice". The dance team showcased nationwide, were featured in print, film and television programs and were honored to perform at the 2002 Winter Olympics. Michelle began creating Sleepy Hollow, the Musical in 2004. To date, Sleepy Hollow has been invited to perform at the Emerging Artist Theater & The York Theater: NYC Developmental Reading Series. In 2015, Michelle and musical supervisor, Dominick Amendum ran a successful Kickstarter campaign to create a professional demo CD. You can listen to our demo at SleepyHollowTheMusical.com. In fall 2017, Sleepy Hollow was a finalist in the New York New Works Theater festival. We are now actively seeking a GM to help coordinate the logistics for a Spring 2019 Workshop/Industry reading for professional consideration. If interested in joining us in this exciting ride, please do not hesitate to reach out via our website connections at: SleepyHollowTheMusical.com Michelle is the mother of four beautiful, talented children - her proudest accomplishment.