Micaela Schmidt is an Australian based actor/theatre maker, teaching artist and access consultant who is totally blind. Micaela is trained in classical voice, drama and physical theatre. Her performances include concerts with the Murray Conservatorium Vocal Consort as a choral scholar (2016-2017); the Murray Conservatorium Choir (2015-2017); 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, and in 2019 Micaela was cast in Albury City’s Hidden Cinema (an immersive theatre show directed by Alyson Evans). She has also taught Braille music and drama performance skills, and directed the Junior Choir at the National Braille Music Camp in Mittagong. For 1.5 years, Micaela trained in physical theatre with 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 and Hothouse Theatre, as well as theatre maker Romi Kupfer’s show Singing Swallows.