Michelle Bossy

Department of Drama

Instructor, Tepper Semester

Michelle Bossy

Syracuse University's Fisher Center
136 Madison Avenue, 2nd Floor
New York NY 10016


Michelle Bossy is a Mexican-American award-winning film, television, and theater director.

Bossy served as the associate artistic director of the off-Broadway theater company Primary Stages, where she worked for 13 years.  While there, she ran the Dorothy Strelsin New American Writers Group, where she worked with more than 25 emerging writers on the creation of new plays. 

Bossy holds the first undergraduate directing degree from Webster University’s Conservatory of Theatre Arts and is a member of Lincoln Center’s Director’s Lab. She is the recipient of the Denham Fellowship awarded by the Society of Directors and Choreographers for her work on “There and Back” and was a finalist for the AFI Conservatory Directing Workshop for Women.  


  • B.F.A., Webster University