Mia Michelle McClain is proud to be returning to Syracuse Stage, last seen here in the 2011 production of RENT! Previous credits: Make Us One (Cornerstone US Tour), CastleWalk (New York Musical Theatre Festival), All Shook Up (North Shore Musical Theatre), Hairspray (Westchester Broadway, Fulton Theatre), Dreamgirls (as Deena Jones), Once on This Island (as Ti Moune), Violet, Ain't Misbehavin'. Additionally, Mia Michelle is a pianist, songwriter, and member of the American Society of Composers and Publishers (ASCAP). She is the creator and executive producer of Voices of Peace, an extended play album promoting positive change through music. Mia Michelle is also in pre-production for Color Me, an original, autobiographical performance piece. She holds a BFA from Syracuse University and an MA from New York University, Tisch School of the Arts.