Michelle Underwood is a founding member of Mortar Theatre Company, for which she serves as Creative Director. An advertising Art Director by day/Theatre Maker by night, she uses her eye for aesthetics in all of her creative and business work for Mortar, most recently designing projections for both shows in Mortar’s third season.
Originally from Arkansas, Michelle attended the University of Central Arkansas and graduated summa cum laude with a BFA in Fine Arts, Graphic Design. In 2010, because of her professional work in new media and her devotion to socially conscious art, she was selected to attend the inaugural session of One Young World in London, UK, the global youth leadership summit. She was recently invited back to her alma mater as a featured speaker at the College of Fine Arts and Communications Distinguished Graduates Celebration. Michelle’s work can be seen online at Michelle-Underwood.com.