Michelle C. Smith is an acrobat, stunt woman, prop manipulator, instructor and personal trainer based in Vancouver, BC, Canada.
For the past 12 years, her unique set of skills have allowed her to work on films and TV shows such as Percy Jackson 1 & 2, Red Riding Hood, Fringe, Continuum, Arrow, Smallville to name a few.
During her 8 years spent working for professional circus company, The Underground Circus, she was fortunate to perform in show for the 2010 Winter Olympics, Lulu Lemon, Samsung, Telus, Shell and many more.
A former National and World Champion Baton Twirler, Michelle’s training focused heavily on dance and gymnastics in her early years. Since relocating to Vancouver, Michelle has spent much of the last 12 years researching the limits of her body through tumbling, martial arts, yoga, pilates, cross fit, film fighting, acting and circus arts such as aerials, partner balancing, prop manipulation and fire.
Believing that the key to any athlete’s success is fundamentals and conditioning,
she enjoys sharing her lifetime of knowledge with students and teachers across Vancouver and all over the world.
Michelle is currently performing, training and teaching regularly in Vancouver.
Check out her website for more, including pictures and videos: WWW.MICHELLECSMITH.COM
Certified Personal Trainer (NASM)
Acrobatic Arts Certified
NCCP Level 1 & 2
Deflying Fitness Flexibility Trainer Certified (CanFit) CPR-AED (St. John’s Ambulance)
NCCP 1 & 2
Canadian National Baton Twirling Champion – All Events 2000-2003 World Baton Twirling Champion 1999
World Baton Twirling Medallist 1997-2002
Congressional Cup Champion, Baltimore, MD 2001
Member of Canadian World Team 1996-2003