Mike Cotayo is a comedic force to be reckoned with, known for his ability to command the stage and leave audiences in fits of laughter. What sets Mike apart is not just his remarkable comedic talent, but also his indomitable spirit and determination to succeed in spite of his challenges. As a comedian with cerebral palsy, he defies expectations and showcases the power of humor to transcend physical limitations.
With a distinctive blend of silly, smart, and dark humor, Mike has perfected the art of delivering jokes that not only tickle funny bones but also elicit uncontrollable snorts and snarfs from unsuspecting spectators. Once you experience his comedic prowess, you'll be captivated and eager for more, marveling at the sheer brilliance of his performance.
Act 1 of SPEAK: Laughter features 5 incredible talks to start our show. (click the photo to read their bio)
🎤 MIKE COTAYO: “Handicaps, HIV, and Humor”
🎤 LADA LYSNIAK: “How Laughter Helped Save My Life”
🎤 JOE APFELBAUM: “The Journey to Laughter: From Trauma to Triumph in Entrepreneurship”
🎤 JEFF GOLDBERG.: “Laughter is a Gift”
🎤 JENN LEDERER: “How Comedy Helped Me Come Out”