Michelle's acting background stems from live theatre, having performed lead roles on stages throughout the country from off-Broadway to Regional, and even to the Lyric Opera of Chicago, where she performed with Placido Domingo. Since moving to LA, Michelle was most recently seen as A.D.A. Leigh opposite Viola Davis in ABC's ‘How To Get Away With Murder’, ‘The Magicians’ on SyFy channel, and with David Duchovney in ‘Aquarius’.

 

As the versatile actress she is, she moves between comedy and drama, recurring in roles on the special event series ‘Dig’ for USA network and ‘Mystery Girls’ on ABC Family, as well as in episodes of ‘Criminal Minds’, ‘Community’, ‘Bones’, ‘90210’, ‘Prime Suspect’ and with Aubrey Plaza in the film ‘Life After Beth’. Michelle was also a featured player and member of the nationally recognized and award winning theatre company, Neurotic Young Urbanites and received the 2016 Stage Raw award for Best Actress for her work in ‘My Barking Dog’.

 

As an accomplished singer and voice over actress, Michelle’s voice has been heard in films like Last Vegas and on the radio in jingles for Coca Cola and McDonald’s.  Michelle’s recently debuted one-woman show, ‘From Baghdad To Brooklyn’, was accepted into the acclaimed United Solo Festival where she will be performing it on Theatre Row in NYC, September 2017. 

Michelle Azar
Star / Producer / Series Inspiration 

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