Kanika is a Toronto-based playwright. She was Obsidian Theatre Company’s OAC Playwright-in-Residence last season and is joining Cahoots Theatre Company’s Hot House for the third time this season. Her work was featured in the 39th Rhubarb Festival, Black Lives, Black Words and Rising Tides Showcase. She is a Dora Award nominee for her role in Binti’s Journey and was part of the Dora nominated Outstanding Production, Obeah Opera. Kanika is a graduate of Ryerson Theatre School and is the founder of Dominican bélé dance group, Mabouya DanceCompany. She was featured as one of Cahoots Theatre Company’s 30 for 30 theatremakers for their 30th anniversary season.