Michael Crichton

Director of Programming

Michael Charles Crichton is a Toronto-based Musician, DJ, and non-profit professional who was born and raised in Scarborough, Ontario.


Mikey has been involved in creating music, poetry and performance for the past 20 years, having served as a multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and collaborator for a multitude of projects within the Toronto arts community.


Outside of his creative projects, Mikey has worked within the non-profit world as a leadership mentor and professional fundraiser for over a decade. He has lead teams that have raised millions of dollars in monthly gifts for dozens of non-profit organizations across Canada, Australia, and the USA, and has sat on the Board of Directors for Wavelength Toronto, as President.


In his free time, Mikey is a Dad, a DJ, and an aspiring Olympic beanbag tossing champion. He often hosts special events, including GET IT TOGETHER, a monthly party held in Kensington Market, which focuses on inclusivity and aims to merge all genres, all styles and all people together in celebrating life, rhythm and dance under one roof.


Currently, Mikey works as the Director of Programs for UNITY, alongside the diverse and talented UNITY Programming Team.