Michaela Di Cesare

Michaela holds an MA in Theatre from the University of Toronto and an undergraduate degree in Creative Writing & Theatre from Concordia University. Most recently, she appeared in Birds of a Feather for Roseneath Theatre. For Humber River Shakespeare Company, she played Hermia, Moth and Snug in A Midsummer Night’s Dream. For Teesri Duniya theatre, she appeared in State of Denial by Rahul Varma. As a member of the Artist Mentorship Program at Black Theatre Workshop she appeared in staged readings of Andrea Scott’s Eating Pomegranates Naked and Leah-Simone Bowen’s The Hallway.  Michaela performed her one-woman show 8 Ways my Mother was Conceived in Toronto, Montreal, New York City, Ottawa, Hudson, Winnipeg and Stratford.

TV credits include Fatal Vows 5, Psych Out, Fatal Vows 2, A Stranger in My Home and Sex & Ethnicity. Michaela spent one year as the Playwright-in-Residence at Imago Theatre where she wrote In Search of Mrs. Pirandello. Mrs. Pirandello was an official selection of the 2016 WildSide Festival at Centaur Theatre. Michaela’s latest play, Successions, was developed as part of Infinitheatre’s inaugural playwrights’ unit and will be produced in the 2017/2018 Centaur Theatre Season.

Awards

Award Category Year Play
MECCA Award Best text 2011 8 Ways My Mother Was Conceived
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