Métis (Cree, French, Irish and English ancestry)
Michaela Washburn is a proud Métis artist of Cree, French, Irish and English ancestry. An award winning actor, Washburn also has multiple nominations. Most notably, for the Ontario Arts Council’s Indigenous Arts Award and the K. M. Hunter Artist Award for Theatre. She has performed internationally at festivals and theatres in Wales, Aruba and across Canada and the United States.
Upcoming, Michaela looks forward to the premiere of the new play she co -wrote with Carrie Costello and Joelle Peters, titled Frozen River at Manitoba Theatre for Young People this coming February. She is also honoured to be one of the artists joining Luminato’s 2020 Fall Residency.