Michaela Di Cesare is a playwright and performer with an M.A. in drama from the University of Toronto. Her solo show, 8 Ways My Mother Was Conceived was presented across Canada and in New York City. Next came In Search of Mrs. Pirandello at Centaur Theatre’s 2016 Wildside Festival, followed by the main stage world premiere of Successions in the 2017/2018 season. Extra/Beautiful/U won first place in the 2017 Write-on-Q competition presented by Infinithéâtre. FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) premiered with Geordie Productions in September 2019 (Outstanding New Text Nomination, METAs 2020). Michaela was playwright-in-residence at Centaur Theatre in 2019/2020, writing Terroni or Once Upon a Time in the South. She is currently working on two new plays, Hot Blooded Foreigner for Tableau D’hôte Theatre and Oppression Remedy, the sequel to Successions.