Mike Cavanaugh is an improviser and actor living in NYC and has studied and performed at the UCB since 2001. He has studied improvisation with Ian Roberts, Matt Walsh, Bob Dassie, Michael Delaney, Christina Gausas, Peter Gwinn, Billy Merritt, Kevin Mullaney and others. His past UCB credits include Extravaganza!!! The Musical, JTS Brown/Cat's Cradle, and Airport '07.
In addition to improv, Mike has performed in FaustNYC at The Actor's Playhouse for the NYC Fringe Festival and has starred in the short films, Gutterball and Epilogue. Mike may currently be seen in Hot Lather Presents: As the Diamond Burns, an improvised soap-opera, and is a founding member of the improv group Sherpa. Mike can play some nice jazz saxophone and grow a mean beard.