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.
She is now expanding the SWAW universe into a long-format limited series. 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.