Second City’s Evil Stepchildren

Michael Pieper was born in rural western Nebraska into a family of farmers, but knew immediately his interests lay elsewhere.

By Jessica T. Gable Michael Pieper approaches the craft of acting from very serious, ancient traditions. For him, the craft is rooted in Native American shamanism and his method of accessing a character is anchored by a very strong sense of spirituality. But he applies those traditions as a teacher at the premiere comedy institution […]