The American Netherlander
'Over 1 million views on YouTube'
Comedian, Newsman, Actor, Writer, Speaker, Coach.
From Chicago, living in Amsterdam
From Northwestern University, Gregory Shapiro came to the Netherlands in 1994 to help establish comedy theater Boom Chicago. In 2007 Shapiro went solo with 'Comedy Central News.'
In 2012 Shapiro's weekly US election column 'Verkiespijn' appears on HumorTV. His solo show is called 'How to Be Orange: making the Dutch take their own assimilation exam.' Also on tour is 'Greg Shapiro Presents' featuring guest comedians from the US/UK. Shapiro writes for TimeOutAmsterdam, has provided commentary for BNR newsradio, hosted the annual TEDx livecast, and presents the monthly US Election update for 'Politieke Junkies' in De Balie.