Michelle Giroux has worked in both Canadian theatre and the television and film industry for the past 25 years. After graduating from The National Theatre School at the age of 20 she began her trajectory as an actress at The Stratford Festival. In her first two seasons, Michelle toured to New York City Center playing William Hutt’s daughter in The Miser and Lady and Teazle in The School for Scandal opposite Brian Bedford at The Chicago Shakespeare Theatre. Other roles at Stratford include Nina in The Seagull, Olivia in Twelfth Night, Rosaline in Love’s Labours Lost, Joan of Arc in Henry VI, Gwendolen in The Importance of Being Earnest, Portia in The Merchant of Venice, Daphne in Present Laughter, Elvira in Blithe Spirit and McLaren in Front Page.
Michelle has also worked at The Tarragon Theatre, Crows Theatre, The Factory Theatre, GCTC, The Seagull Centre, Theatre Aquarius and with Groundling Theatre. Michelle is a graduate of the inaugural Acting Program at The Canadian Film Center. Upon graduating she was nominated for The Vancouver Film Critics’ Award for Best Actress in Blood Pressure, her first feature film. Other feature film credits include Blackberry, Delia’s Gone and Life in a Year. Michelle has also played roles in Alert, The Hardy Boys, The Good Doctor, The Hot Zone, Flashpoint, King, Saving Hope, The Listener, Hudson and Rex and Suits among others.