Michael Moses is no stranger to comedy
Michael Moses is a rising star in the Canadian comedy standup world, and is a favourite with audiences south of the border in the United States too. He's performed at Massey Hall as part of a New Year's Eve celebration, and has hit the stage for a taping of the Ha!ifax ComedyFest in addition to his recent appearance on Comedy Night with Rick Mercer.
Moses hails from the small town of Coaldale, Alberta, and started his comedy career in 2013. He first became inspired to do standup comedy from listening to Dane Cook albums on repeat during school sports trips, and cites Dave Chapelle's sketch show as a formative influence.
If you want to see more from this comic, check out their TikTok, where they've just hit nearly 180,000 followers: https://www.tiktok.com/@itsmichaelmoses
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