Michèle Kaye is an actor, director, producer, and musician based in Tkaronto. In much of her work as a director, Michèle has explored environmentalism, emotions, and denial through an anti-capitalist, anti-patriarchal lens. Her first film, a multi award-winning one minute micro-short entitled “He & Me,” is a critique of heteronormative relationships in which men have been replaced by household appliances. She wrote, directed, and co-produced “Here’s Ginger!”, a digital series that takes on ageism and misogyny in the corporate world and entertainment industry. It has been nominated for ten awards including “Best Dramedy”, “Best Script” and “Best Pilot Episode” and won the award for “Best Creator of a Dramedy” at the 2019 Asia Web Awards.. Her most recent film, entitled “A Dinner Party” is a surreal satirical thriller which takes on climate change denial. Michèle has several other short films in development and is currently writing her first feature film. As a musician, Michèle has released two EPs under the name Mischa Kaye. Her debut album was nominated for a Toronto Independent Music Award in 2007 in the category of “Best Pop.” She has performed extensively in venues all over the world including Toronto, Tokyo, Mumbai, Delhi, Taipei, Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, and Beijing. As an actor and has appeared in film, TV and commercials as well as in theatre. She loves folk music, traveling, reading, learning, dismantling the white supremacist capitalist patriarchy, and spending time with her two delightful daughters.
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Mischa Kaye (original music)