Mike Hanford is a Los Angeles based writer and performer and a graduate of the Ithaca College film program. Mike began taking classes at the UCB theatre in 2006 and is currently a member of the sketch group The Birthday Boys. He has participated in many UCB shows including Comedy Death Ray, CDR Sketch, Halloween Spooktacular, Sketchmas, Two of the Ghostbusters Meet Two of the Ninja Turtles and Birthday Boy’s own sketch show Hotdoggin’ (Directed by Neil Campbell and Paul Rust). With The Birthday Boys, Mike has performed at The San Francisco Sketchfest, Chicago Sketchfest, Sketchfest NYC, Sketchfest Seattle and the Los Angeles Comedy Festival. The Birthday Boys can be seen at UCBTLA performing a brand new sketch show every month with A Kiss From Daddy.
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Once again we asked YOU which were some of your favorite scenes from the past episodes of improv4humans and we put together volume 2 of this special collection of improvised scenes. Listen to an all star cast of improvisers create scenes based…Listen
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Turn the lights off, relax, and enjoy today’s smooth episode of improv4humans! Allow Zach Woods, Mike Mitchell, and Mike Hanford to entertain you with scenes involving an insect support group, Hollywood squirrels, and murderous sex organs. Be sure to pick up an…Listen