Joe Schiappa is a writer and performer based in New York City. 

He was the head writer for MTV's New Year's Eve 2015 and the creator of TRUTH OR DARE which premiered in 2014 on MTV(other). 

He has written for MTV's Money from Strangers and Silent Library. He is also a winner of the Sierra Mist Creative Lab. He has worked as a theater director and writer specializing in developing shows that have gone Off Broadway, to the HBO Comedy Festival in Aspen in 2003 and 2007 and the Strip in Las Vegas. He also performs as one-half of the improv duo Nathan + Joe. 

Joe trained with the Second City and Shira Piven of the Piven Theatre. He performs all around New York City.