Michèle Kaye is an actor, musician, composer and filmmaker. Based in Toronto, Canada, she is a graduate of Sheridan College’s theatre program and is currently a part time student at York University studying music. In 2006, Michèle released her debut EP entitled Angora under the name Mischa Kaye. The album was nominated for a Toronto Independent Music Award in 2007 in the category of “Best Pop.” She toured with the album to Japan, where she collaborated with Taiwanese pop singer Monica Wu. Michèle then began singing with the Toronto-based swing band “The Maisies” in 2008, and as well with her own jazz group “The Elk Island Quartet”. For several years Michele performed with her quartet aboard cruise ships and then began gigging in Asia. She has performed as the resident jazz vocalist at The Shangri-La Far Eastern Plaza in Taipei, Taiwan, The Park Hyatt Saigon in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Palm Garden Resort in Hoi An, Vietnam, Shangri-La China World hotel in Beijing, China, Taj Lands End in Mumbai, India and Taj Palace in Delhi, India where she performed for former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton. Michele completed her most recent residency this spring, which was at Sofitel Legend Metropole in Hanoi, Vietnam. As an actor, Michèle has appeared in film, TV and commercials as well as in theatre and on cruise ships. She recently wrote and directed her first short film, “He and Me”, and is working on completing a surrealist dark comedy web series called “Here’s Ginger!”. Michele sings back-up vocals in several bands in Toronto, and continues to compose original music. She released her second original music EP, entitled “Cloud Machine,” in the summer of 2016.
Michèle on imdb:
Mischa Kaye (original music)
Other Music projects:
The Casino Brothers Band. Recently nominated for an Elvis Tribute Industry Award for “Tribute Band of the Year”