Michaela has been working as a performer since 2008. Her main skills are Chinese pole, flying pole, aerial silks, acrobatics and clowning/performance skills. Her performance background includes both street and theatre performances.
In 2015 she was selected as one of three artists for the N.E.S.T. (New Emerging Street Talent) program which is funded and supported by ISACS, SPRAOI and the Arts Council Ireland.
Michaela works as an acrobat with Hakuna Matata Acrobats (www.hakunamatata.ie) and performs a solo street show on Chinese pole as Funky Fidelma (www.funkyfi.com).
Festivals she has performed at include Spraoi International Street Arts Festival, Western Australian Circus Festival, La Rue est à Amiens, Imaginarius Portugal, Out There Festival UK, Earagail Arts Festival, Clonmel Junction Festival, Cork Midsummer Festival and many more.