Michelle’s design work has been seen nationally at The Guthrie Theatre, The Goodman Theatre, CenterStage in Baltimore, The Alliance Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre, Kansas City Repertory Theatre and many others. She has enjoyed the great pleasure of collaboration with many fine artists including, Julie Taymor, Twyla Tharp, August Wilson, Marion McClinton, Austin Pendleton, Amy Morton, Lou Bellamy, Tina Landau, Naomi Wallace and Kwame-Kwei Armah. Michelle worked as associate to Tony award-winning designer, Donald Holder on numerous collaborations including Julie Taymor’s Grendel at Lincoln Center, King Hedley II, Gem of the Ocean, Movin’Out, Thoroughly Modern Millie, The Boy From Oz, Julie Taymor’s Playing with Fire and lighting for The Earth Center Gallery in Doncaster, England. Ms. Habeck was honored with the National Endowment for the Arts, Theatre Communications Group Career Development Grant for 2003-05. Michelle is on faculty at The University of Texas at Austin.