Actor/performer and writer MICHAEL CAVADIAS graduated from the Experimental Theatre Wing at the Tish School of the Arts where he studied with the likes of Andre Gregory and went on to perform with Mabou Mines E.T.C., Blacklips Performance Cult (founded by Antony of Antony and the Johnsons). He developed the character, Claywoman, at Blacklips and then with Mabou Mines as a part of their resident artist program. He has acted in many films, including Wonder Boys (alongside Michael Douglas and Robert Downey Jr.), Seeing You In Circles, and Gypsy 83. Television credits include Girls on HBO and Difficult People on Hulu. Michael is a featured performer with the political cabaret troupe, “The Citizens Band”. He wrote and performed as Claywoman in The Mystery of Claywoman (Directed by Rob Roth) at Deitch Projects, The New Museum for Contemporary Art, The Wild Project and opened for Antony and the Johnsons at Town Hall. He recently traveled to the UK to perform a new work (Conversations with Claywoman) at the Meltdown Festival, curated by Antony. Recent projects include the short film “Junkie Doctors” directed by Rob Roth & written by MIchael Cavadias and will be playing three characters in Zia Angers new film “I Remember Nothing”.