Michele Martin Gossett
Michele Gossett has a reverent regard for theatrical story telling and a passion for turning actors into artists. She began teaching acting and directing professionally in the 70s while employed as an actress in the "Plays for Living" program. She was an acting coach for the Eric Morris Workshops for several years before creating her own theatre company, Mojo Ensemble. In 1994 Michele began directing for the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and has continued to direct as well as teach Acting III, Technique, Auditioning and Acting Professionally there. She has taught her acting workshops in NYC, Washington DC, Las Vegas and Los Angeles. She was instrumental in the creation of several theatre companies including the Award winning Mojo Ensemble where she also served as Artistic Director. Under Michele's stewardship, Mojo Ensemble was successful in bringing over 50 world and west coast premieres to the stage, including Judi Ann Mason's Indigo Blues, Matthew Witten's Washington Square Moves and Judith Thompson's White Biting Dog, as well as works by John Bishop, Robin Swicord and John Henry Redwood, among the many.