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The Groundlings’ 3rd Annual Diversity Festival
June 8 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pmFree – $10
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The Groundlings’ Diversity Festival returns for its third year on June 8 to to celebrate and explore diversity and inclusion in comedy and entertainment with an array of shows. Sponsored by NBC and Nickelodeon, this comedy fest features a full day of free performances that also include alumni and special guests. Additionally, there will be several diversity-related workshops that tackle topics like Creating Diverse Characters, Queer-Prov and Finding Your Voice. While admission to the festival is free, the one-hour workshops are $10. Registration will be open to the public. Other fun perks include food trucks, raffle prizes (such as free Groundlings tickets and classes), sweet treats and free swag from Nickelodeon. The Diversity Festival takes place from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday June 8 at The Groundlings School.
The $10 Diversity Workshops are at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m., with the schedule of public, free events as follows:
- 1 p.m. – Nickelodeon Teen Show (open to families!)
- 2 p.m. – Student Diversity Show
- 3 p.m. – East West Players
- 4 p.m. – The Gale
- 5 p.m. – Main Cast Improv Blast
Activities open to the general public kick off at noon in the Groundlings School parking lot. All events take place at 7280 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles.
Show tickets for the free events will be released one hour before showtime. Check the link below for more info!