Kanika is a Toronto-based playwright and librettist. She is currently Cahoots Theatre Company's Canada Council Playwright-in-Residence, developing her play our place. Last season, she was Obsidian Theatre Company's OAC Playwright-in-Residence developing her play Reception. Her work has been featured at Curtis Institute of Music (Philadelphia), Tapestry Opera’s Tapestry Briefs, the 39th Rhubarb Festival, Black Lives, Black Words and Rising Tides Showcase. Kanika is a graduate of Ryerson Theatre School and is Artistic Producer of Paprika Festival. She was featured as one of Cahoots Theatre Company's 30 for 30 theatre makers for their 30th anniversary season.