The Groundlings School!
For over 40 years, The Groundlings School has been one of the leading improv training programs in the country, offering structured improvisation classes taught by teachers trained in the Groundlings program.
New Classes are posted every Monday!
Annie was nominated for an Academy Award for co-writing a Best Original Screenplay with Kristin Wiig for the movie BRIDESMAIDS, which was directed by Paul Feig and produced by Judd Apatow. She has also appeared in the movies BEWITCHED and THIS IS 40. Her televison credits include MODERN FAMILY, TWO AND A HALF MEN, CURIOUS GEORGE and THE LOONEY TUNES SHOW.
Allison Dunbar will appear this Fall as a new character on the third season of the drama STARTUP, from Sony/Crackle television (If you don’t have Crackle yet, you need to get it, son). She also guest stars on the F/X pilot, THE DONORS, and appears in the feature film, THE LIST. Allison will recur as wife from hell, Stacey Whitefeather on CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND. Allison’s mother recently asked her “Why do they always make you play such witchy people?”
The Groundlings is an improvisation and sketch comedy theatre that has been entertaining LA audiences for over 40 years. We’re a non-profit organization founded by Gary Austin in 1974.
A “Groundling” is one of the 30 company members who write and perform in the theatre’s shows and teach classes at the Groundling’s School. Our school has been the foremost comedy training ground in Hollywood and the springboard for countless careers.
Well, we hate to name drop, but since you asked...Our alumni include Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig, Phil Hartman, Lisa Kudrow, Paul Reubens, Cheryl Hines, Jon Lovitz, Laraine Newman, Will Forte, Maya Rudolph, Michael McDonald, Kathy Griffin, Phil LaMarr, Cheri Oteri, Chris Kattan, Julia Sweeney, Chris Parnell, Ana Gasteyer and Rachael Harris...just to name nineteen.