Philly native, Michael Paul began his career in local television at age 16.  Sustaining a 25-year comedy career, he honed his craft touring with such names as james Brown, Lisa Lampanelli, Wynonna, Joan Rivers and Don Rickles to become a headliner in over 40 countries along with television credits on The Tonight Show and Saturday Night Live and a film career that includes 27 Dresses, The Ten and voiceover wor for Pixar, Jim Henson Productions, and Disney, just to name a few!  Rounding out Michael Paul's impressive talents, he is also well-known for creating branded puppet characters, as well as, training casts of The Lion King and AvenueQ.