A man of many mediums & interests, Michael Hing is a comedian, broadcaster, actor, improviser and podcaster. He can be found on-air weekdays as co-host of triple j Drive, where he has performed as part of triple j’s One Night Stand Up gala, auditioned for the Magic Mike stage show, and tried to qualify for the Olympics.

No stranger to the small screen as host of Celebrity Letters & Numbers (SBS), Michael has also hosted the acclaimed docu-series Where Are You Really From? (SBS) and ABC’s Good Game, as well as appearing in the Stan Original Series The Other Guy 

Michael’s political comedy features regularly on SBS’s The Feed, where his videos have amassed over 20 million views online, and were awarded a Australian Writer’s Guild Award for Best Comedy Writing in 2020. He also briefly tried to run for the Senate before SBS’ lawyers made very clear that what he was doing was illegal.

As a fixture of the stand-up comedy scene, Michael has performed at home and abroad, studied improv at UCB in Los Angeles and New York, is a regular performer at Improv Theatre Sydney and will be debuting his new hour Coming Out of My Cage and I’m Not Doing Well at Adelaide Fringe Festival 2022.

Michael co-hosts the biggest Dungeons and Dragons podcast in Australia, Dragon Friends and was invited to perform in US by the creators of Dungeons and Dragons. He is also one half of Free To a Good Home, a podcast where he invites guests to sift through the best and worst of newspaper classifieds with him. An avid gamer, Michael previously hosted the Oceanic Pro League, an e-sports broadcast for Riot Games.

  • LIVE SHOWS
  • TELEVISION
  • RADIO
  • PODCASTS

2022 – Coming Out of My Cage and I’m Not Doing Well
Adelaide Fringe Festival

2021 – Kill-Hing In The Name Of
Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Sydney Comedy Festival

2018 – The Ethics of Punching a Nazi
Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Sydney Comedy Festival

2016 – Unbearable Whiteness of Being
Melbourne International Comedy Festival

2015 – Much Ado About Not Hing
Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Sydney Comedy Festival

2015 – Practical Tips on Becoming a Satanic Overlord
TEDx Talk Sydney

2014 – Bildungsroman at 28
Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Adelaide Fringe Festival, Sydney Comedy Festival

2013 – Occupy White People
Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Adelaide Fringe Festival, Sydney Comedy Festival

2012 – An Open Letter To Rich White People Concerning Their Roll in the Downfall of Civilisation
Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Sydney Comedy Festival

2021 –  2022 – Celebrity Letters & Numbers – Host, SBS

2018 – 2020 – The Feed – SBS

2018 – 2020 – Where Are You Really From? – Host, SBS

2017 – 2019 – The Other Guy – Actor, STAN

2017 – Comedy Next Gen: Michael Hing – Stand Up Special, ABC

2015 2016 –Good Game – Host, ABC

2020 – Present Drive – Co-Host, triple j

2017 – 2022 – Dragon Friends – Co-Host

2014 – 2022 – Free to a Good Home – Co-Host