Moj Taylor is a professional actor and comedian. He graduated from Queen Mary University London in Spanish & Drama, before undertaking a Masters in Acting at Drama Centre London, in which time he performed multiple times at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
He started comedy when selected for the BBC’s nationwide Stand Up If You Dare competition for new comedians in 2013 – being mentored by Mark Dolan and Jasper Carrott. He has also won a Fringe First award in Edinburgh, as part of the You Once Said Yes sellout interactive show in (2011, 2013). To date, he has delivered over 3,000 presentations and workshops to 300,000 teenagers via Push: an award-winning non-profit organisation which inspires student choices and employability since 1992.
He also runs comedy workshops for young people to help them develop their soft skills and confidence, with Comedy Club 4 Kids at various festivals across the UK (including Glastonbury). His wider work and passion is being a PADI Divemaster and enjoys leading courses to beginners, promoting soft skills (critical thinking, teamwork, confidence, resilience) via scuba diving.