Michelle Wasik - performing artist, movement educator, dancer
and mime. Michelle is a master at blending artistic expressions.
She explores the gifts of nature to inspire and guide her creative
endeavors. She dances through life’s unexpected choreography
and dives into various themes and body stories to bring forth the
treasures from within. A few of her original pieces include: Journey
to the Heart of the Womb, Paths of Desire, and her
audio CD The Legend of Iridescence.
Michelle received a Masters Degree in Expressive Arts Therapy from
the International University of Professional Studies in Solana Beach,
CA. She is a graduate of the Tamalpa Insitute for movement based
expressive arts in Kentfield, CA and The American Musical and Dramatic
Academy for total training in theater in New York City. She has
received certification in Motional Processing from Dr. Alice Rutkowski
and is also recognized by The International Somatic Movement and
Therapy Association as a registered Somatic Movement Educator and
Michelle has a rich and diverse history in the performing arts.
She has toured in numerous national musical theater productions,
choreographed countless dance and theater productions locally, and
has over 20 years experience as a dance and creative movement instructor.
Michelle has also been performing as a professional mime since 1994.
She blooms as the Sunflower Mime, as well as other unique characters.
Michelle maintains a private studio in Reading, PA for students
to express and explore their creativity. She travels to various
locations conducting programs that link life experiences to artistic
Michelle continues to perform, teach and study with other creative
professionals on a regular basis. Her dedication to artistic growth
and development is tireless. Michelle enjoys sharing her knowledge
with children and adults of all ages, and is committed to providing
access to creative expression for all who seek it.