Originally from Australia, Michael Churven came to America as part of the Australian wave in the early ‘00s and is thrilled to be a Main Company member at The Groundlings Theatre. His television credits include MODERN FAMILY and Tru TV’s YOU CAN DO BETTER. He has appeared on Australian television in the series BUTTERFLY ISLAND and THE NEW ADVENTURES OF SKIPPY. Theatre credits include the Australian national tour of THE KING AND I and Open Fist Theater’s production of DELEARIOUS. His short film TROUGHMAN took the Best Humor Award at Dan Savage's 2019 Hump Film Festival and is currently part of the 14th Annual Hump Fest National Tour.