Michele Carlo,
a.k.a. 
@Michele_asShell is the redhead with 8,000,000 stories about New York City. She is a native New Yorker, a Nuyorican, a natural redhead—and an author/performer who has appeared across the U.S., including the MOTH's GrandSlams and Mainstage in N.Y.C., on NPR with Latino U.S.A. and on PBS with Stories from the Stage. Her debut book, the memoir Fish Out Of Agua: My life on neither side of the (subway) tracks, was published by Citadel/Kensington.

“La Bruja,” a short film I was in (written/directed by Eliza Cossio) not only won an Audience Choice Award, it was written up by Vulture (New York Magazine). Learn more about it here.  https://labrujafilm.com  🧙‍♀️🔥🤩💥😍🎆

“La Bruja,” a short film I was in (written/directed by Eliza Cossio) not only won an Audience Choice Award, it was written up by Vulture (New York Magazine). Learn more about it here. https://labrujafilm.com 🧙‍♀️🔥🤩💥😍🎆


Story Coaching with Michele Carlo!

Have a story you're working on for a solo show, a story festival or any other show/ performance? Reworking an old story? Polishing a new one? I can help! Learn more and contact me!


NEW!

I was featured on the World Channel/WGBH Stories from the Stage series Marathon! My episode: Season 1, Ep. 11, “Make It Or Break It!”

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NEW!

Come to TaleFest at the Kraine Theater on Saturday, July 13 to see “3 Storytellers 3” for an excerpt of my solo show “Fish Out Of Agua” before I take it to CA—and look who I’m sharing the bill with: story legends Adam Wade & David Lawson! 🤩

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NEW!
“Artist of the Month”
I was NYC performance organization The Field’s Artist of the Month!

Upcoming Shows!

Illustration: Rick Parker

Illustration: Rick Parker

I Wrote a Book!

Fish Out Of Agua:
My Life On Neither Side Of
The (Subway) Tracks

a memoir by Michele Carlo. Many of these stories were first told at The Moth's StorySlams.

AVAILABLE NOW!


I’m in another book!

One of my RISK! podcast (and MOTH MainStage) stories is included here along with many other amazing stories.

Available Now!


All 101 episodes of my podcast Fish Out of Agua with Michele Carlo” are now available for sharing, streaming & subscribing on Radio Free Brooklyn, Podomatic & iTunes!

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