Micaela Schmidt is a totally blind emerging theatre maker, performer and teaching artist based in Australia, who has trained in classical voice, drama and physical theatre having completed year 12 VCE in 2017. Her performances include concerts with the Murray Conservatorium Vocal Consort as a choral scholar, the Murray Conservatorium Choir, and many solo events including self-organised recitals and the Albury Wodonga Eisteddfod. In 2017 she performed in a physical theatre and voice piece during the Flying Fruit Fly Circus show “The Last Hoorah”. She has also taught Braille music and basic drama performance skills, as well as directed the Junior Choir at the National Braille Music Camp in Mittagong. For 1.5 years, she trained with The Flying Fruit Fly Circus in Physical Theatre. She has completed workshops in physical theatre with Melbourne based playwrite 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 is currently devising her first one person show.