Michael began performing comedy 8 years ago while a student at U.C. San Diego. He graduated with a degree in economics, essential training for any aspiring comedian. Michael went on to study improvisation and sketch comedy at the Second City Conservatory and The Groundlings School. He was an ensemble cast member in two Second City Premium shows, One City, Under Smog, and, Red, White, & Everything Else. For the past three years Michael has been a proud cast member and ocassional writer on TMI Hollywood. Michael writes and performs regularly on the iO West main stage with his sketch team, War Room. In conjunction with his live sketch performances, Michael develops online sketch videos for his youtube channel. He performs stand-up regularly and co-produces a monthly live stand-up show in Los Angeles called, That’s Huge. For Michael the people he has met and had the opportunity to work with are the richest part of any experience.