Michael Yichao is a writer, actor, and artist based in Seattle, WA.
I'm a narrative designer, screenwriter, digital copywriter, and playwright. I have led narrative designs for two major theme park projects in China, served as a staff writer for a Chinese sitcom set in LA, and have received recognition from the Kennedy Center, Actors Theatre of Louisville, and the O'Neill Theater's National Playwriting Conference, among others. Past (and current) clients include:
I'm an improviser and comedian with a focus on improv, voiceover and film. I frequently tour and travel with my troupe, Tall Grande Venti, teaching and performing at festivals and theaters across the country. I also am a company member of Jet City Improv in Seattle and Jester'Z Improv in Phoenix. I received an MFA in Acting from California Institute of the Arts.
I have had the pleasure to produce, develop and devise different performance pieces with a variety of companies. I also have worked as a teaching artist for many different organizations, teaching improv, acting, music, and theater in classroom, workshop, private lesson and master class settings. Credits include: