Michael Knackstedt is a Portland, Oregon-based improviser, actor and writer. Michael has trained at Kickstand Comedy Space, The Liberators Training Center, Curious Comedy Theater, The Ape Theater and Deep End Theater in Portland. He has performed in the Stumptown Improv Festival, The Vancouver International Improv Festival and the LA Indie Improv Festival. When not obsessing over music or challenging you to an air hockey match, he can be found performing with his Harold team King Ricky and The Ape Theater house team Rufio. He produces and performs in Art-Mondo at Kickstand Comedy Space, a monthly showcase of improv comedy inspired by live music, literature and media. He also produces, writes and performs in Show Ridiculous, a public access comedy variety television show on Open Signal: Portland Community Media.