Micaela Schmidt is a theatre maker/performer, teaching artist and access consultant who is totally blind. She has performed widely including with the Murray Conservatorium, and in many solo vocal events including self-organised recitals and the Albury Wodonga Eisteddfod. In 2017 she performed a comedy piece during the Flying Fruit Fly Circus show The Last Hoorah, and in 2019 Micaela was cast in Albury City’s Hidden Cinema (an immersive theatre show directed by Alyson Evans). Micaela trained in physical theatre with Kyle Walmsley at The Flying Fruit Fly Circus. She has completed workshops in physical theatre with Melbourne based playwright and actor Lily Fish at Women’s Circus; live cinema with re:group collective; and method acting with Lee Strasberg alumna Gabriella Rose-Carter. Micaela has worked as access consultant for the Albury Library Museum. Through Description Victoria, she contributed to research into teaching/describing dance to people who are blind or have low vision, and provided accessibility consulting for theatre maker Romi Kupfer’s show Singing Swallows. Micaela has worked as teaching artist for the National Braille Music Camp. She offers tutoring in music, creative writing, and literary braille.