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 Yim Actor Actress UK by Kim Hardy 2013

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 (2017), The Unforgettable Anna May Wong (2018) and The Ballad of Mulan (2019).

Theatre: The Ballad of Mulan (Chinese New Year UK Tour & Adelaide Fringe 2020); 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 (Sherlock & 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)