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!
Rachael Harris's extensive televison credits include: STAR TREK: VOYAGER, RENO 911!, WEST WING, CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM, MODERN FAMILY, CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL, NEW GIRL, HAPPY ENDINGS, COUGAR TOWN, FAT ACTRESS, MONK, CSI, DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES, ARCHER, SUITS, MY BOYS, numerous appearnces on VH1's I LOVE THE 90s, I LOVE THE 80s, and BEST WEEK EVER, and a season as a correspondant on THE DAILY SHOW. Rachael has also appeared in numerous films including: THE HANGOVER, BEST IN SHOW, FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION, KICKING AND SCREAMING, DADDY DAY CARE, WRECK-IT RALPH, and DIARY OF A WIMPY KID. She can also be seen in commercials for companies such as Quaker Oats, Avis, Expedia, and T-Mobile.
After graduating from Indiana University, Patty Guggenheim moved to LA to intern for a show on Comedy Central. She then got into acting but also finance, as you do. Not! Nobody does that. Don’t do that. Things you may have seen her on: NOBODIES, THE MIDDLE, 2 BROKE GIRLS, WEB THERAPY, SPOILS (IFC), BILL NYE THE SCIENCE GUY (Netflix), MTV’s MARY+JANE (MTV), TOSH.0, HASHTAGGERS (E!) and the film CASA DE MI PADRE. Things you may have heard her on: MIKE TYSON MYSTERIES and BRICK NOVAX’S DIARY (SUNDANCE Award Winning Short). She wrote and acted on Vh1’s BARELY FAMOUS. Things you may see her on in the fuuuuture: LA>VEGAS on FOX and SPLITTING UP TOGETHER on ABC. Her advice? Don’t do finance. Do art.
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, Melissa McCarthy, 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 twenty.