Ron Perlman Hosts Goundlings Theatre Happy Hour

Legendary actor Ron Perlman (Hellboy), with a career spanning four decades, will join The Groundlings Theatre in a "Happy Hour Salon" to discuss his career in film, how he got his start in sketch comedy, his preparation process, auditions, jobs, and what keeps him inspired in times of struggle. Groundlings Main Company member Allison Dunbar (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend) will moderate the discussion, and they'll also answer questions from virtual attendees.

All proceeds from the event will benefit The Groundlings Theatre, the legendary, non-profit institution that has been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Thursday, August 20 at 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. PST

The class will be conducted via Zoom.

Enrollment is now open at

The event costs $25.00 and all proceeds will help support The Groundlings Theatre & School, which is a non-profit organization.

The Groundlings Theatre is an improvisation and sketch comedy theatre that has been entertaining LA audiences since 1974.  They are a non-profit organization founded by Gary Austin. The Groundlings School has been the foremost comedy training ground in Hollywood and the springboard for countless careers including comic geniuses from film and television such as Melissa McCarthy, Phil LaMarr, Jennifer Coolidge, Ben Falcone, Will Ferrell, Ana Gasteyer, Kathy Griffin, Cheryl Hines, Chris Kattan, Taran Killam, Lisa Kudrow, Jon Lovitz, Paul Reubens, Maya Rudolph, Mindy Sterling and Kristen Wiig, among others.  You can see catch Groundlings and recent alumni on shows such as Saturday Night Live (Heidi Gardner, Mikey Day, Chloe Fineman), The Righteous Gemstones (Edi Patterson & Tony Cavalero), Community (Jim Rash), Man with a Plan (Matt Cook), A.P. Bio (Lyric Lewis), Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist (Andrew Leeds), Insecure (Leonard Robinson), Veep (Emily Pendergast), Good Girls (Julian Gant), and much more.


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