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Michelle Bossy


Michelle Bossy is a bicoastal, Mexican American film, television and theater director.

She has directed the films Under the Lantern Lit Sky (feature), Friendly Neighborhood CovenThe TrespassedLadies LoungeMiracle BabyShe Grinds Her Own CoffeeThe New 35 and 18, among numerous others. She directed music videos for the band Yassou and Brooke Josephson, and the web series There’s a Special Place in Hell for Fashion Bloggers. She co-created the series The Broadway Babies Show.

Her theater projects include directing There and BackLady Macbeth and Her LoverSex with StrangersEvery Good Girl Deserves FunSex of the BabyCloven TonguesUn Plugged InSouth Beach Rapture and Sarajevo’s Child. She co-created the musical High School Confidential for Primary Stages, where she was the associate artistic director for more than a decade.

In addition to UCLA TFT, Bossy teaches in the graduate dramatic writing programs at NYU and Syracuse University. She is a member of Lincoln Center Directors Lab and the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, and a recipient of The Denham Fellowship.

Bossy holds the first undergraduate directing degree from Webster University’s Conservatory of Theatre Arts.