Michelle is a Melbourne based singer, writer, actor and comedian. She has toured Australia and New Zealand with California Dreaming (JTM) and The Carole King Songbook Tour (JTM) as well as featuring as a vocalist on Channel 9’s The Today Show and appearing as Lauren on ABC’s Utopia. Michelle is one of the featured comedy creators and performers for Foxtel and Princess Pictures new comedy series The Slot (The Comedy Channel).
Michelle has been lauded for her work with Aunty Donna particularly as Susan in 1999 (Screen Australia) and Aunty Donna The Album. She appeared as Aysha working with Stephen Schwartz in Children of Eden (Melbourne Recital Centre / Magnormos) and is a contributing writer on the ABC Fresh Blood Pilot, Why Are You Like This.
Michelle has written for VICE, SBS Comedy and whimn.com.au. Together with Laura Frew was nominated for the Golden Gibbo award at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2017 and again in 2018 ultimately winning the Director’s Choice award for Double Denim Adventure Show at Melbourne Comedy Festival and taking out Best Newcomer at Sydney Comedy Festival 2018.
Michelle has performed at major music festivals, Splendour in the Grass and Falls Festival, appeared as herself on National Wrap, ABC’s Next Gen and will appear as Gretchen in the feature film, The Merger.
“Anyone who can get through thirty seconds of this fabulous show without emitting at least one hearty chuckle might need to check for a pulse.” – Herald Sun (For Double Denim Adventure Show)
“One heck of a voice…could lift even the dullest of days!” – Squirrel Comedy
“Artfully awkward comedy…It’s ridiculously fun.” – themusic.com.au
“Michelle Brasier is as funny as she is vocally talented” – stagewhispers.com
- Director’s Choice Award Melbourne International Comedy Festival, 2018
- Best Newcomer Award Sydney Comedy Festival, 2018
- Golden Gibbo Melbourne International Comedy Festival, 2017