Albo's first novel, HORNITO: MY LIE LIFE, was published by HarperCollins in October 2000. His second novel, the cult classic THE UNDERMINER was published by Bloomsbury USA in 2005.
His first play, SEXOTHEQUE, was produced in Austin Texas and New York City in 2000. His most recent play, THREE WOMEN IN INDECISION, was produced at the Kraine Theater in New York City in March of 2004.
He has written for the New York Times, The New York Observer, Nerve.com, New York Magazine, The Village Voice, as well as many other websites and publications. He currently has a column in Blackbook Magazine and writes “Torascopes” for Heeb Magazine.
His love advice column in Out Magazine, “What’s Your Problem?” appeared from 1998-2000. He also wrote horoscopes for Word.com (Horoscopes by Randy Lavender), from 1998-2000.
Advertising work includes TV ads and web content for Vongo.com, My People, Spike TV, and numerous television pilots for production companies including Fusient Media, and Crossroads. He was a Senior Editor and Fashion Writer for Cargo Magazine in 2004.
As a monologist and performer, Albo has completed four critically acclaimed, sold-out solo shows: MIKE ALBO, SPRAY, PLEASE EVERYTHING BURST and most recently, MY PRICE POINT- all co-written with his longtime friend, Dr. Virginia Heffernan, as well as many solo performances and tours across the United States and Europe. Fast-paced, hilarious, highly emotional and punctuated with dance, his performances have been praised in many publications including The New Yorker, the New York Times, Paper, Time Out, The Independent in London, The Boston Globe, the Pittsburgh Tribune, and recently in an article in an LA Times about writers who perform. Selections of his work appear in EXTREME EXPOSURE: An Anthology Of Solo Performance Texts From The Twentieth Century (ed. by Jo Bonney).
As a solo artist, Albo has performed at PS 122 in New York, the Soho Theatre in London, The Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, at the Kunsthall in Copenhagen, Center Stage in Baltimore, and at Highways in Los Angeles as well as New Orleans, Chicago, Toronto, Park City Utah, and others.
He also performs with John Roberts, Sandra Bauleo, Gina Vetro and others in the weekly sketch comedy show PUPU PLATTER at Starlight in the East Village and is a founding member of the legendary downtown dance troupe, THE DAZZLE DANCERS.
As an actor and comedian, Mike has appeared in numerous short films and TV spots, including VH1's "Viva Divas" special and The Food Channel. He was the voice of Billy in Todd Downing's widely applauded animated short "Jeffrey's Hollywood Screen Trick," as well as collaborating with Downing on the highly acclaimed film short of "The Underminer." He currently appears as the tortured bisexual Santeria priest Arcadio in Viva Ruiz’s continuing comedic telenovela "Rosa Negra."