Mirra Kardonne is a Toronto born actor living and performing in New York City. A dual citizen and graduate of the Stella Adler Acting Studio and the University of Toronto, trained in comedy and improv, and an alumna of Toronto's b Current's rAiZ'n in the Sun Ensemble, the Toronto Fringe Festival, Barrow Group, Scott Freeman Studio, Lewis Baumander Acting Studio, Dean Armstrong Acting Studio and a former Bat at the Flea Theatre in NYC.
Mirra is the writer/director of Stephie With A Why, a web series made in quarantine in which she plays the titular role. SWAW is the Winner of Best Web Series from Toronto Indie Filmmakers Festival and Cannes Indie Cinema Awards; a Semi-Finalist in the San Fransisco Indie Shorts Festival Niagara Falls International Short Festival, Near Nazareth Festival, the recipient of an Honorable Mention from the Independent Shorts Awards and a nominee for best web series in the Indie X Film Fest, as well as having been included in the official selection for over 10 festivals worldwide.
Mirra is the winner of Breakthrough Screenwriter of 2022 and Best Television Script of 2022 from the Los Angeles Film awards for Stephie With A Why, the long form pilot. To date, the Stephie Pilot is the Winner of Best Television Screenplay from the Los Angeles Film Awards, a Finalist in the Toronto Indie Filmmakers Festival and and an Honorable Mention at Influx Festival.
Mirra currently resides in Brooklyn, NY, trains in pole dance and is in pre production of a new short film.