Michelle Macedo is an actress and singer-songwriter. She was born and raised in Pasadena, Ca. She began her acting career at 6 months old with her identical twin sister and has been dedicated ever since. She spent most of her childhood traveling and attended a Shakespeare intensive program with Oxford University in England. She is a proud graduate of Emerson College in Boston where she received a B.F.A. in Acting.
Michelle starred in and wrote the score for the pilot for the show Age Appropriate (directed by Jason Perlman) which was nominated Best Pilot at the Independent Television Awards Festival (ITVF). She starred in a sit-com pilot Browne at Midnight, produced by Kevin S. Bright (Friends) where she played a middle eastern foreign exchange student.
Since she has been back in action in Los Angeles she and her sister have been unstoppable in everything they do. Michelle and her identical twin were given the opportunity to star in their own sitcom webseries featured on Funny Or Die, Time Lapsed. Pantene Pro-V featured the twin duo band MACEDO in their "Beautiful Lengths" campaign. She has worked with director Eric Stoltz on a recent project as well.
Her special skills include being trained in classical guitar, piano and vocals. She has already released three albums. Her debut solo album "La Luna" (2007) is available on Itunes. The second album "Flags & Boxes" (2011) is the debut of the identical twin duo, MACEDO, which put them on the map as a real contender in the music industry.
Michelle and her identical twin, Melissa, (MACEDO) released their latest EP "PAPER DOLL" which has propelled them into a new class of singer songwriters and garnered them a great deal of attention, also making it possible for them to perform their album at SXSW and many other festivals around the country. Paper Doll was featured on an array of tastemaker blogs such as LargeHearted Boy, Paste Magazine, Magnet Magazine among many others. The band is currently recording their next album.
Focusing on her passion of gender equality , Michelle has co-founded a theatre company with her twin sister,WORLD KIN ENSEMBLE. A theatre company committed to challenging our conceptions of gender and power dynamics. Their latest project is DIRTY TALK, a three person show, based on live interviews, confronting sexual assault on college campuses. The show has currently held a residency at Smith College and is touring college campuses across the country including Cal State Long Beach, USC Visions & Voices & LMU amongst many others.