Mike Anyanwu is a pioneer artiste of the National Troupe of Nigeria. He holds a B.A. (Hons.) Second Class Upper Division Degree in Theatre Arts (Unical), Master of Fine Art (MFA) Theatre Arts (Unical); M.Sc. Mass Communication (Unilag); LL.B (Hons.) Unilag and BL (Nigeria Law School). He is a Barrister & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria and presently the Deputy Director (Dance/Legal), National Troupe of Nigeria.
Some of his previous works in the National Troupe of Nigeria as a Playwright include Song of the Gods (1992); New Frontiers (1993); Sing on Erinma (1994); The Contest (The Thirsty Swamps) 2001/2010 and The River Between (2013), Eriri (The String) July 2014. The last two plays were first performed by children and produced by the National Troupe of Nigeria Children's Creative Station in August 2013 and August 2014 respectively.