Lin-Manuel Miranda is a Pulitzer Prize, Grammy, Emmy, and Tony award–winning songwriter, actor, producer, and director. Miranda is the creator and original star of Broadway’s Tony-winning Hamilton and In the Heights. Additional Broadway credits include Freestyle Love Supreme (2020 Special Tony Award recipient), Bring It On: The Musical (co-composer / co-lyricist, Tony nomination for Best Musical), West Side Story (2009 revival, Spanish translations), and the upcoming New York, New York (additional lyrics for new John Kander songs). He is the recipient of the 2015 MacArthur Foundation Award, the 2018 Kennedy Center Honors, and the 2019 Portrait of a Nation Prize. He won an Emmy Award with Tom Kitt for their song “Bigger” from the 67th Annual Tony Awards. Miranda and the Miranda family are active supporters of initiatives that increase people of color’s representation throughout the arts and government, ensure access to women’s reproductive health, and promote resilience in Puerto Rico. His television and film credits include: Encanto (2021 Oscar nomination, Best Original Song), Hamilton (2021 Emmy Award), tick, tick…BOOM! (film directorial debut), In the Heights, Vivo, His Dark Materials, Fosse/Verdon, We the People, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Curb Your Enthusiasm (2018 Emmy nomination, Guest Actor), Saturday Night Live (2017 Emmy nomination, Guest Actor), Sesame Street, The Electric Company, House, DuckTales, 200 Cartas, The Odd Life of Timothy Green, Moana (2017 Oscar nomination, Grammy Award for Best Original Song), and Mary Poppins Returns. Miranda received his bachelor’s degree from Wesleyan University in 2002. He lives with his family in New York.