Laura Canty-Samuel is a writer for the Upright Citizen’s Brigade Theater NY sketch team The Foundation. She has done character development and written for Sesame Studios and Nickelodeon. She won Best Character Comedy in the Broad Humor Film Festival for her sketch pilot script Bucktown.
Laura completed the sketch and improv comedy programs at UCBNY and also studied at The PIT. She has a B.A. in Public Communications from Brooklyn College and is a two-time winner of the Martin Schoenberg Speech Award.
As a comic, under the pseudonym L. Michelle, she won Catch A Rising Star. She has performed in the Women in Comedy Festival and was a finalist in Ladies of Laughter, Devil Cup and She Devil festivals.
Of her lively out-sized personality, the Village Voice said she is “an appealing energetic woman possessed of either boundless energy or an awesome methamphetamine source.”
"I am hilarious"