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Mike Still is an actor-improvisor, video director and writer who has been creating comedy in New York City since 2004.
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Mike Still is an actor-improvisor, video director and writer who has been creating comedy since 2004. He is currently the Artistic Director of UCB Los Angeles.
  
 
Mike is a founding member of A Week of Kindness (www.aweekofkindness.com), a favorite in the New York sketch community.
 
Mike is a founding member of A Week of Kindness (www.aweekofkindness.com), a favorite in the New York sketch community.

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Mike Still is an actor-improvisor, video director and writer who has been creating comedy since 2004. He is currently the Artistic Director of UCB Los Angeles.

Mike is a founding member of A Week of Kindness (www.aweekofkindness.com), a favorite in the New York sketch community.

AWOK has traveled across the country, appearing at such festivals as SketchfestNYC and Sketchfest Seattle. As AWOK's video director, Mike's thirty internet shorts have been viewed over a million times. Mike's work has been licensed and broadcast by MTV and the CW Network and he has produced video work for MoveOn.

Mike is a member of Bangs the Harold Team, a former member of Twelve Thousand Dollars and has been seen as a guest performer on UCBT's longest-running improv team, Mother. Mike plays Tango McKnight on the improvised soap-opera, Hot Lather Presents: As the Diamond Burns and can be seen in the live-quiz show, Are You Paying Attention? With his Maude Team, The Skuntz, Mike's characters and impressions range from Sam Waterston to a nordic pop singer to former Surgeon General C. Everett Coop.

Notable UCBT holiday performances include Krompf's The July 4 as George Washington, Holiday Dazzles! (with Yule Log) as Bing Crosby and the St. Patrick's Day Drunken Throwdown as a drunk guy.

Past instructors at UCB have included Amy Rhodes, Anthony King, Joe Wengert, Billy Merritt, Kevin Mullaney, Jason Mantzoukas, Eliza Skinner and many others.

Mike has appeared Off-Broadway in Thom Pain: based on nothing, and as Nick Bottom in the National Players touring production of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. As his alter-ego, Peanut Sullivan, Mike has emceed the Jazz Standard, at indie comedy and music shows across Brooklyn and most recently the Big Apple BBQ Block Party at Madison Square Park.

Mike is a graduate of Penn State University. In his off time, he watches the Hardball with Chris Matthews.

Mike's college roommate Pat Helsop had a laugh that could crack a horse in half.

He appears in a 2-person show, Mike and His Dick, every night. He plays His Dick.

Hometown: Lancaster, PA