about shay michael

shay michael at hollywood improv

Shay Michael is a stand-up comedian and screenwriter in LA, with roots in international journalism and broadcasting 🌎

Shay has performed stand-up in LA at the Hollywood Improv and Comedy Chateau as well as in venues around Germany and Switzerland.

His semi-autobiographical screenplay, Waego to Korea, placed as a semi-finalist at the Los Angeles International Screenplay Awards (2021, Summer), and is also a top discoverable screenplay on Coverfly.

He’s also been published as a humor writer in McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, SlackJaw and other publications.

If you’d like to get in touch, send an email! I’d be happy to chat about my background. Cheers!