Mike has been studying improv at the UCB theater since 2012. Before that, he did a lot of public speaking and was often getting laughs for things he didn't necessarily intend to be funny.
Past improv teachers have included, Michael Delaney, Ben Remeaka, Christian Capozzoli, Amy Goerlich, Phil Markle, Morgan Grace Jarrett, Jordan Klepper, Ryan Karels, Laura Grey, and Lydia Hensler. Mike also studied acting under Josh Clayton and Beth Wittig.
Finally, Mike studied for his bar-mitzvah under the guidance of Joe Kogel.