BRIAN PALERMO is an engaging actor with an impressive resume of performances in television, film and top comedy venues.

He graduated from the University of New Orleans with a degree in Drama and Communications.   He has been a performer and teacher with Los Angeles' premiere comedy theater, The Groundlings Theatre, for almost 20 years.

Since 2010, Palermo has led workshops using the skills of improvisational theatre to teach effective communications
techniques to professionals throughout the scientific landscape.

In 2013 he co-authored the book "Connection: Hollywood Storytelling Meets Critical Thinking" with Randy Olson and Dorie Barton. He has taught workshops for JPL (Jet Propulsion Laboratory), the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), the National Parks Service, Monterey Bay Aquarium and ASLO (the Association for Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography) among many others.

His may be a familiar face due to his numerous television appearances. Palermo has guest-starred on "Modern Family," "2 Broke Girls," “Major Crimes," and was a recurring Correspondent for "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno".