Michelle "Mitch" Uranowitz is a New York based actor, writer, and teacher, proudly hailing from West Orange, New Jersey. She has a BFA from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts where she currently teaches movement and physical training to actors. As a student there, she studied at the Meisner Extension (Outstanding Achievement in Acting) and Classical Studio, as well as a semester abroad in Amsterdam with a focus on self-devised, physical based theatre.
As a professional actor, hailed by Ben Brantley of The New York Times as "very good," she has worked here in NYC and abroad with renowned theatre directors such as Karin Coonrod, Louis Scheeder, Rachel Chavkin, Tim Carroll, and Kevin Kuhlke. She works closely with On the Rocks Theatre Company, The Million Underscores, and is a long-standing member of the dance collective Julia Crocket & Group.
In 2013, she studied playwrighting with Donald Margulies at Yale University, where she workshopped her one-act play Jack&June in the university's writers conference. In January of 2018, she debuted her short film, Goodbye Brooklyn, at the Slamdance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, where she won the Jury Honorable Mention Award in Narrative shorts.
She currently resides in Brooklyn with her Russian Blue named Sadie.