Michelle Pokopac

Michelle Pokopac (JEN) is an actor, producer, and activist. In 2017, Michelle co-founded East by Southeast with Amee Vyas, connecting and supporting Asian artists in Atlanta. She is passionate about community building through DEI work and encouraging inclusivity and authentic representation. Michelle also works as a clinical skills instructor, specializing in trauma informed care. BFA Theatre Performance from Columbus State University, additional studies in Florence, Italy & Oxford, England. Horizon Theatre: The Wolves. Atlanta: Wait Until Dark, On the Verge, James and the Giant Peach (Georgia Ensemble); A Christmas Story (Theatrical Outfit); Fun Home, Hometown Boy (Actor’s Express); Frankenstein’s Funeral (Found Stages); Little Raindrop Songs, Alice Between, Slur, Play the Play with Cat the Cat (Alliance Theatre); Sense and Sensibility (Synchronicity Theatre). Regional: Shoyu Tell, Señora Tortuga, A Thousand Paper Cranes (Lexington Children’s Theatre). Film/TV: FOX, Hulu, Lifetime, Marvel/Disney+, Netflix. Represented by Houghton Talent and Kreativ Media Partners. @pokopac @east_x_southeast