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Michael Kayne

Michael Kayne improvises with Sabonis, What I Did For Love, Baby Wants Candy, KOSMOS, and Dreadnought. Michael is half-Filipino and half-Jewish. At NYU he studied vocal performance. In his non-improv life, Michael is a tutor. His education blog has been endorsed by techcrunch.com and Steven Strogatz, among others.

Relevant work

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Michael Kayne, D'Arcy Carden, Neil Casey
Alden Ford
Michael Kayne, D'Arcy Carden
/video/baldac
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Baldac
In Michael’s opinion, D’Arcy has had her chance to find the right babysitter for their son, so he brings Baldac in for an interview against D’Arcy’s better judgment. This time around, D’Arcy is the one egging the interviewee on while Michael will do anything to get him to stop.
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Terrible Babysitters
Baldac
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In Michael’s opinion, D’Arcy has had her chance to find the right babysitter for their son, so he brings Baldac in for an interview against D’Arcy’s better judgment. This time around, D’Arcy is the one egging the interviewee on while Michael will do anything to get him to stop.

Director(s): Alden Ford
Writer(s): Michael Kayne, D'Arcy Carden
Cast(s): Michael Kayne, D'Arcy Carden, Neil Casey
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ooyala
D'Arcy Carden, Michael Kayne, Brandon Scott Jones, Conner O'Malley
Alden Ford
D'Arcy Carden, Michael Kayne
/video/marcus
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Marcus
After a flawless interview with Marcus, D’Arcy and Michael are ready to seal the deal on a babysitter for their son Will. Enter Tristan, Marcus’s brother, who forces Marcus to own up to his less-than-desirable habits.
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Terrible Babysitters
Marcus
4:47

After a flawless interview with Marcus, D’Arcy and Michael are ready to seal the deal on a babysitter for their son Will. Enter Tristan, Marcus’s brother, who forces Marcus to own up to his less-than-desirable habits.

Director(s): Alden Ford
Writer(s): D'Arcy Carden, Michael Kayne
Cast(s): D'Arcy Carden, Michael Kayne, Brandon Scott Jones, Conner O'Malley
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ooyala
D'Arcy Carden, Michael Kayne, Abbi Jacobson, Madeline Plener
Alden Ford
D'Arcy Carden, Michael Kayne
/video/kelly
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Kelly
D’Arcy and Michael’s friends give a rave review for their babysitter Kelly: “Fun, firm, and fantastic!” But by the end of their interview with her, D’Arcy and Michael want to add another word to that list: heartless.
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Terrible Babysitters
Kelly
5:01

D’Arcy and Michael’s friends give a rave review for their babysitter Kelly: “Fun, firm, and fantastic!” But by the end of their interview with her, D’Arcy and Michael want to add another word to that list: heartless.

Director(s): Alden Ford
Writer(s): D'Arcy Carden, Michael Kayne
Cast(s): D'Arcy Carden, Michael Kayne, Abbi Jacobson, Madeline Plener
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ooyala
D'Arcy Carden, Michael Kayne, Chris Kelly
Alden Ford
D'Arcy Carden, Michael Kayne
/video/patrikk
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Patrikk
As D’Arcy and Michael begin to interview their newest potential babysitter, they take his oddities in stride. What New Yorker doesn’t have a few peculiarities? But the more they learn about Patrikk, the more they realize how delusional he really is.
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Terrible Babysitters
Patrikk
3:47

As D’Arcy and Michael begin to interview their newest potential babysitter, they take his oddities in stride. What New Yorker doesn’t have a few peculiarities? But the more they learn about Patrikk, the more they realize how delusional he really is.

Director(s): Alden Ford
Writer(s): D'Arcy Carden, Michael Kayne
Cast(s): D'Arcy Carden, Michael Kayne, Chris Kelly
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ooyala
D'Arcy Carden, Michael Kayne, Nicole Byer
Alden Ford
D'Arcy Carden, Michael Kayne
/video/erika
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Erika
It’s been a while since D’Arcy and Michael’s last babysitting interview. When D’Arcy finds Erika through a sitters' agency, it looks like the couple’s days of terrible babysitters are over. Erika just has one question...
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Terrible Babysitters
Erika
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It’s been a while since D’Arcy and Michael’s last babysitting interview. When D’Arcy finds Erika through a sitters' agency, it looks like the couple’s days of terrible babysitters are over. Erika just has one question...

Director(s): Alden Ford
Writer(s): D'Arcy Carden, Michael Kayne
Cast(s): D'Arcy Carden, Michael Kayne, Nicole Byer
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Lennon Parham, D'Arcy Carden, Michael Kayne
Paul Briganti
D'Arcy Carden, Michael Kayne
/video/claire
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Claire
D’Arcy and Michael have finally found a babysitter with the right balance of experience and passion. But when Claire gets a text message from her family vacationing in Cabo, everything comes crashing down around them.
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Terrible Babysitters
Claire
3:50

D’Arcy and Michael have finally found a babysitter with the right balance of experience and passion. But when Claire gets a text message from her family vacationing in Cabo, everything comes crashing down around them.

Director(s): Paul Briganti
Writer(s): D'Arcy Carden, Michael Kayne
Cast(s): Lennon Parham, D'Arcy Carden, Michael Kayne
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D'Arcy Carden, Michael Kayne, Jim Santangeli
Paul Briganti
D'Arcy Carden, Michael Kayne
/video/nate
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Nate
Michael thinks he has the perfect candidate to babysit his and D’Arcy’s son: his old bosom buddy Nate. But while Michael has moved on to bigger and better things, it seems like Nate can’t quite leave the glory days behind him.
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Terrible Babysitters
Nate
3:47

Michael thinks he has the perfect candidate to babysit his and D’Arcy’s son: his old bosom buddy Nate. But while Michael has moved on to bigger and better things, it seems like Nate can’t quite leave the glory days behind him.

Director(s): Paul Briganti
Writer(s): D'Arcy Carden, Michael Kayne
Cast(s): D'Arcy Carden, Michael Kayne, Jim Santangeli
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D'Arcy Carden, Michael Kayne, Lauren Lapkus
Paul Briganti
D'Arcy Carden, Michael Kayne
/video/mabel
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Mabel
Late for a gala, D’Arcy and Michael manage to squeeze in a quick interview with Mabel, who is also a bit behind schedule. But the unlucky couple soon realizes that their problems don’t even come close to what Mabel deals with.
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Terrible Babysitters
Mabel
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Late for a gala, D’Arcy and Michael manage to squeeze in a quick interview with Mabel, who is also a bit behind schedule. But the unlucky couple soon realizes that their problems don’t even come close to what Mabel deals with.

Director(s): Paul Briganti
Writer(s): D'Arcy Carden, Michael Kayne
Cast(s): D'Arcy Carden, Michael Kayne, Lauren Lapkus
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D'Arcy Carden, Michael Kayne, Abby Elliot
Paul Briganti
D'Arcy Carden, Michael Kayne
/video/teela
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Teela
D’Arcy and quirky babysitter Teela are really hitting it off. Teela and Michael, unfortunately, don't fall for each other quite as hard.
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Terrible Babysitters
Teela
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D’Arcy and quirky babysitter Teela are really hitting it off. Teela and Michael, unfortunately, don't fall for each other quite as hard.

Director(s): Paul Briganti
Writer(s): D'Arcy Carden, Michael Kayne
Cast(s): D'Arcy Carden, Michael Kayne, Abby Elliot
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Michael Kayne, Elaine Carroll, D'Arcy Carden
Paul Briganti
Michael Kayne, D'Arcy Carden
/video/sarah
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Sarah
Thinking they’ve found an excellent candidate to be their young son’s babysitter, D’Arcy and Michael sit down with Sarah. But Sarah can't get past D'Arcy's resemblance to her favorite celebrity.
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Terrible Babysitters
Sarah
4:10

Thinking they’ve found an excellent candidate to be their young son’s babysitter, D’Arcy and Michael sit down with Sarah. But Sarah can't get past D'Arcy's resemblance to her favorite celebrity.

Director(s): Paul Briganti
Writer(s): Michael Kayne, D'Arcy Carden
Cast(s): Michael Kayne, Elaine Carroll, D'Arcy Carden