Mikal Shapiro is a Kansas City-based songwriter, performer and filmmaker. She has co-produced four albums of her own original material in collaboration with local and national musicians. Her fifth album is currently in production. For over a decade, she has toured extensively across the United States and has co-hosted the Mama Ra Kansas City House Concert Series with Kasey Rausch, featuring local and touring acts.
Her music receives regular radio play on KKFI 90.1 FM and KDHX 88.1 FM (St. Louis community radio) where she has also been featured live, in-studio as a guest musician.
Mikal holds an MFA from the School of the Art Institute in Chicago in film, video and new media. She recognizes how much her music and video life interchange, especially during her dream time.