Ross Mihalko is a writer, director, improviser, and lyricist living in Pasadena, California. His works for the stage have been published and performed across the United States, Off Broadway and on Martha’s Vineyard. He has written over 20 plays and 60 songs for children, directed original and existing work in New York and Los Angeles, and most recently created a dance/theater piece based on his illustrated picture book The Caterpillar's Wings. His musicals Beanstalk! The Musical!and The Ants and the Grashoppers (and its non-musical adaptation) have been published by Samuel French. You can view samples of his original films and written work at RossMihalko.com.