J.D Mizikowski was born and raised in Erie Pennsylvania. He attended Edinboro University where he received Bachelor’s degrees in theater and history. After which he attended Binghamton University where he received his masters in theater with a focus in directing. He has been acting and directing in P.A, and N.Y for over twenty years. His focus for theater education is creating performances that are well researched, based on truth, and focus on an individual’s scene partner as much as themselves.