Karen Maruyama

Karen Maruyama not only teaches all levels, but has also directed several main company shows, the Sunday company, the Cookin' with Gas show, as well as several original shows by Groundlings and Groundling alumni. She also teaches at the American Film Institute. She has taught specialty workshops for Disney Orlando, Disney Animation, Paramount parks, and Universal to name a few. Her acting credits include NIP/TUCK, GHOST WHISPERER, THE SIMPSONS, THE BUCKET LIST, and WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY?