Mia Katigbak is the Artistic Producing Director and co-founder of NAATCO (National Asian American Theatre Co).  She is the recipient of an Obie Award for performance (2014), the 2012-13 Lucille Lortel and the 2008 Lee Reynolds Awards (League of Professional Theatre Women); the Actors Equity’s Rosetta LeNoire Award, in recognition of her “artistic contribution to the universality of the human experience in the American theater”; New Dramatists’ Charles Bowden Actor Award; Distinguished Award for Artistic Excellence from Ma-Yi Theater. She is a founding director of CAATA (Consortium of Asian American Theaters & Artists) and served as the president of its board from 2011-15.  She was one of the organizers of the 1st and 2nd National Asian American Theater Festivals in 2007 and 2009 in New York City.  She is on the advisory boards of Ma-Yi Theatre and Fulcrum Theater. She has acted in NYC with NAATCO, the Public Theater, New York Theatre Workshop, Women’s Project, The Foundry Theater, Soho Rep, The Civilians, Ma-Yi, Target Margin, New Georges, Clubbed Thumb, Intar, Pan Asian Rep;  regionally at Berkeley Repertory Theater (CA), Swine Palace (LA), and the Guthrie (MN); and internationally, in Manila, Philippines and Abu Dhabi, UAE.  She has served in panels for the theatre programs at NYSCA, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, the Nancy Quinn Fund for Emerging Theaters and the Fund for Small Theaters (both administered by ART/NY), and the Asian American Arts Alliance.  She has been a guest speaker for forums sponsored by the New York Times, the Humana Festival, and Theater Communications Group.  She holds a BA from Barnard College and an MA from Columbia University.