MICHELLEKAUFER (Producer), formed An 11:11 Experiment with business partner, Michael Leoni with the mission of producing media to create positive social change.
Their first production was The Playground, a Rock Music-infused piece inspired by the lives of homeless kids, which debuted at the Hudson Mainstage Theatre and The Deaf West Theatre in Los Angeles. Backstage West called The Playground “a wake up call for all of us!”
Most recent stage credits include L.A.’s smash hit play, ELEVATOR. Running for almost a year, ELEVATOR got rave reviews, sold-out crowds and it garnered the esteemed L.A. Times’ Best Bet and Critics’ Pick. ELEVATOR earned 11 nominations including Best New Work from Broadway World and won for Best Director and Best Acting in an Ensemble Cast from StageSceneLA. ELEVATOR is currently being financed for an Off-Broadway run. (http://www.elevatortheplay.com)
Michelle’s most recent Television and Film credits include Delta Divers and Virgin Galactic for National Geographic, Turn and Burn for the Discovery Channel and Deliver Us and Radford Rd for An 11:11 Experiment.
Currently, she is producing Listen Can You Hear Me Now in the Hollywood Fringe Festival, as well as the feature documentary American Street Kid in association with Spare Some Change.
Michelle is a co-founder of Spare Some Change, an on-going campaign and social movement to raise awareness for homeless youth.
To learn more about Spare Some Change visit www.sparesomechangethemovement.com.