New York improviser: Michelle Petterson

Michelle Petterson

Michelle Petterson is a proud member of the improv group RAVE. She got her start young performing at the Hartford Stage playing the bratty Dinah Lord in The Philadelphia Story and the shiksa, Fern, in A Rosen by Another Name at Stamford Theater Works. She had a brief stint on reality TV with Outward Bound airing on the Discovery Channel and then decided to go to college. After college at Northeastern University she moved to New York studying acting at the Maggie Flannigan Studio where she found a new love: improv. She has studied long form at the People's Improv Theater, plus sketch writing at UCB and the PIT where she joined the all girl group POOF! Where we crush your Disney Princess dreams. Currently, you can see her co-star in the award winning short Beyond Belief and supporting role in the independent feature film Lies I Told My Little Sister currently playing in film festivals across the nation.