The Groundlings Theatre and School’s Second Annual Diversity Festival will celebrate and explore diversity and inclusion on Sunday, May 20 at 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

The weekend, co-sponsored by NBC and Nickelodeon, will take place at The Groundlings School (across the street from The Groundlings Theatre), 7280, Melrose Avenue, West Hollywood, and will include a full day of performances that will be free and open to the public. Attendees will also be invited to join other festivities taking place throughout the day including food trucks, raffle prizes (such as free Groundlings tickets and classes), and free swag.

The festival will also feature 22 one hour improv workshops including: Queer-Prov, Voice Over for Improvisers, Freestyle Rap, Action Creates and Oh, Behave!

Workshops are $10 and available to anyone over the age 18.

Participating:

Jordan Black, Michael Churven, Kimberly Condict, Navaris Darson, Drew Droege, Chris Eckert, Julian Gant, Patty Guggenheim, Phyllis Katz, Phil LaMarr, Lyric Lewis, Karen Maruyama, George McGrath, Harmony McElligott, Deanna Oliver, Brian Palermo, Ariane Price, Gary Anthony Williams and many more, including The Gale, Sister Groundling, and Black Version Jam.

Schedule:

10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Workshops
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Teen Show
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Student Show
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. The Gale
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Sister Groundlings
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Black Version Jam

 

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