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Bio & Credits

Michelle Yim


ALRA (Academy of Live and Recorded Arts) - One Year Acting Post-Graduate
Bristol University - Drama Degree, 1st Class Honour

Height: 5’3”
Eye colour: Dark Brown
Hair colour: Black
Build: Average

Nationality: British
Ethnic origin: Chinese, East Asian
Spotlight no: 0690-8977-2980
Equity status: M00267090


Michelle trained at ALRA.

Since 2017 she has successfully received Arts Council project grants, and commissioned, developed, performed and toured three solo shows:

The Empress and Me, The Unforgettable Anna May Wong and

The Ballad of Mulan.

Theatre: Behind the Curtained Door (Manchester Confucius Institute); The Ballad of Mulan (Chinese New Year UK Tour & Adelaide Fringe 2020-2023); An Evening with Miss Wong (Tour 2018-2019); From Shore to Shore (Northern UK Tour 2019); Taking Flight Festival 2018The Empress and Me (Festival Tour 2017-2018); DiaoChan: The Rise of the Courtesan (UK Tour); The Autumn of Han (UK Tour); Arrivals (NI tour); The King and I (Theatre at the Mill); The Translator (play-reading, Soho theatre) & Writers Pathway Project (play-readings, Octagon Bolton).

She has also appeared in numerous short films and in small roles on TV (The WitchfinderSherlock & Blue Murder), and works as a voice over artist in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.


Spotlight CV:


English (Fluent)

Cantonese Chinese (Mother-tongue)

Mandarin Chinese (Conversational)


Cantonese Chinese (Mother-tongue)


RP English



Soprano (Creed Technique)

Low G to 2 octaves above mid C


19th & 20th Century Social Dance (Silver Award - distincton)

Basic Ballet

Basic Jazz Dance

Basic Belly Dance

Chinese Dance

Stage Combat

BADC Basic award in Rapier & Dagger, Point & Unarmed Combat (Level I - Bronze)



Fencing (Beginner - Foil)

Piano (Grade 2)

Recorder (General)

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