Host of The Good Night Show / PBS KIDS Sprout
Michele Lepe is the host of The Good Night
Show on Sprout®, the first 24-hour preschool destination
available on TV, on demand and online for kids ages 2-5 and their
parents and caregivers. Michele plays the role of "Good Night
Guide" Nina who lives within the Sprout world alongside her
friends: Star, a loveable and lively star-shaped puppet; Hush the
goldfish; and Lucy, an enchanting puppet firefly.
A 35-year-old Hispanic actress, Michele spent her early
childhood in England and grew up in San Antonio, TX. She made her
first appearance on the stage when she was just eight years old,
playing the part of a little Native American girl who befriended a
wise old owl. Her love of acting continued throughout her high
school and college years.
Upon graduating from St. Mary's University in San Antonio, TX,
Michele joined the largest Hispanic advertising agency in the
country as an account executive. While there, she still made time
for auditions and landed her first big stage role
inAntigone. In 2000, Michele moved to Miami where she
acted in national commercials for top brands such as Sony and
Robitussin, and ultimately joined the cast of Telemundo's
breakthrough mini-series "Los Teens." Michele has also hosted a
radio program and several television shows, including a music
program on the Mun2 network and a child abduction safety video, on
which she worked with local Los Angeles law enforcement officials.
In 2004, she continued her training as an actor at the prestigious
Atlantic Acting School in New York.
As host of The Good Night Show, Michele links
Sprout's gold-standard, curriculum-based programs with learning
based activities, arts and crafts, songs, bedtime stretches and
games. Each block, which runs every night from 6 to 9 p.m. ET, is
themed to gentle, preschool appropriate subjects with the emphasis
on narrative and slower paced content to act as an aid for parents
wishing to wind their children down after a busy day.
Michele holds a BBA in International Business from St. Mary's
University and her hobbies include yoga, scuba diving and painting.
She lives with her husband and daughter in Miami, FL.