Founder of IOnTheScene; Actress; Model; Producer; Writer; Fundraiser and Beauty/Lifestyle Expert
Over the past 30 years Chicago based entrepreneur, Irene Michaels, has taken on the roles of producer, writer, fundraiser and owner of two companies. Her artistic interest began early in her teens working as a model and dancer. She formed her first modeling agency before she was twenty. Her current companies, Stage Door Productions and All Access, leverage her considerable management skills in entertainment and production. Irene’s philanthropic work consists of PAWS of Chicago, De Paul Theater School, Better Boys Foundation and Parkways, just to mention a few. Once one of the city’s leading fashion models, Irene Michaels is used to glitz and glamour so it is not surprising that she is also now on the Red Carpet chatting with celebrities and interviewing them, Irene Michaels’ thirty years of experience in modeling, beauty, acting and writing brought her to a new venture, “Life on the Red Carpet”. She has extensive television, film and theater background throughout Chicago, New York and Hollywood. She landed a role on the popular daytime soap opera, General Hospital, back in the early 90’s. Irene’s past experience has enabled her to glide from one creative business to another. Along this well traveled path, Irene has culled and cultivated beauty and health habits, some secret heretofore and some learned backstage at the Oscars and Emmys which she has incorporated in her anti-aging skincare line I On Youth Collection by Irene Michaels.