Michael Delaney has been acting, writing and directing comedy in NYC for 20 years. He is a founding member of The Swarm, The Stepfathers, and Delaney & Dave who won the 2006 Nightlife Award for best comedy group. Acting credits include The Other Guys, Big Lake, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Will Ferrell’s You’re Welcome America – A Final Night With George W. Bush, Late Night With Conan O’Brien, Important Things With Demitri Martin, ONN, The Onion Movie, SNL and Human Giant. Michael has directed countless improvised and scripted shows including Naked Babies, Respecto, and Casey Wilson & June Rafael’s Rode Hard and Put Away Wet for the USCAF in Aspen. Michael has written for The Onion News Network and was head writer for The Edge. He has taught at UCB since 1999 in long form improv and sketch comedy writing, and is an adjunct professor at Columbia University’s film department.
Recorded LIVE from the 16th Annual Del Close Marathon in New York is part 1 of an epic improv4humans featuring an amazing roster of improvisers that include Chad Carter, Seth Morris, Adam Frucci, Tim Martin, Michael Delaney, Shaun Diston, Gavin Speiller, Jeremy…Listen
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Michael Delaney, Will Hines, and Anthony King are back to join Matt Besser for another edition of What’s Bothering You? in which they create a new L.A. County seal on this week’s bonus improv4humans. Make sure to get the UCB Comedy Improv Manual, Matt…Listen
This precious episode of improv4humans is jam packed with the cutest improvisers in the universe, Michael Delaney, Will Hines, Anthony King and of course, your host Matt Besser. Tune in to hear about the REAL origins of the show 'The Walking Dead',…Listen
Michael Delaney, Will Hines, and Anthony King join Matt Besser to discuss what's more important in improv. Raw talent? Or practice? Hear their thoughts in another edition of Ask the UCB! Make sure to get the UCB Comedy Improv Manual, Matt Besser’s new comedy album…Listen
Recorded LIVE from the 15th Annual Del Close Marathon in New York is part 2 of an epic improv4humans featuring an amazing roster of improvisers that include Mike Delaney, Anthony Atamanuik, Kassia Miller, Matt Dennie, Anna Rubanova, Charlie Todd, Ari Voukydis, Gavin Speiller, Molly…Listen