Mika is a proud multi-hyphenated artist. Hailed from Baltimore, they received their BFA in acting from Towson University and an MFA in musical theatre writing from Tisch. They earned the Mel Silverman Award for their twenty-minute musical, The Boy Who Cried 'Succubus'!  Off-Broadway credits include #adulting, a millennial opera (Director), The Great Cat Massacre (Director), safeword. (Associate Director), Afterglow (Assistant Director), reading-performance of Paranormative (Book, Lyrics), We Are The Tigers (Dramaturg); upcoming projects include MAXA, The Maddest Woman in the World (Book, Lyrics) and Spectacle (Music, Co-Lyrics). They are a member of Ring of Keys and Stage Directors and Choreographers Society. They recently began ALL BODIES, a producing company dedicated to supporting new work by non-binary, gender non-conforming and trans artists. Instagram: @mikakauffman