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Michael Pellaza


Michael (Motts) Pelazza makes up the second of the three-headed teaching beast. He has been performing comedy for over 40 years. Featured on "Impractical Jokers," he has performed at Catch A Rising Star, Caroline’s in NYC,
The Westchester Broadway Theatre, The Bolton Center, and the Stress Factory.
Motts has performed with The Players and Comedy Express sketch and improv groups. Motts has taught improv classes at Curtain Curtain, The Palace Theatre in Stamford Ct, and schools. He is extremely quick-witted and can add endless punchlines to jokes you have trouble completing. A guru of crowd-work and when to use it. 

Testimonial From a Famous Person

"My name is Christopher John O’Neill. I’m an award-winning actor and comedian most famously known for playing Elder Cunningham in the 1st National Tour & Broadway productions of “The Book of Mormons” as well as a finalist on the inaugural season of NBC’s "Bring the Funny." I’ve had the honor of performing alongside Motts on countless shows including a feature on an episode of TRU TVs Impractical Jokers.
I’ve known Motts for over 20 years and I am happy to attribute much of my success to starting my career alongside Motts. He took me under his wing and has been an instrumental mentor in my career."

-Christopher John O'Neill

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