Few people have the opportunity to have a director who is also a teacher and a mentor – but I did when I was part of Michelle’s theater group. I had the pleasure to be part of two of her productions for a theater festival in the English language, in Sao Paulo, Brazil. I was always in awe with her ability to teach/direct a group of over 20 teenagers without having to speak one word in Portuguese. That was an extremely complicated task for her as there were different levels of English proficiency within the group. I joined other groups with different directors, however I never felt they pushed myself to be my best in the stage and in life, like Michelle did. As a professor, instructor or director, Michelle has earned my highest recommendation and biggest respect
Learning English with Drama Games has helped me not only to improve my fluency, but also to deal with intercultural communication. I work for a multinational company and the games gave me confidence to tackle some situations in a foreign language that most traditional English classes don’t usually cover.