Brian Palermo is professional actor ( and communications expert.


In 2010, he was asked to create an improv workshop with the goal of helping science communicators become more effective - specifically by training them  

to better connect with audiences.

From that grew Palermo Improv Training which is a communications consultancy that uses the experiential learning of improvisational theatre to upgrade human performance across industry, the science enterprise and sketch and improv theatrical comedy.

Brian was a member of the world-renowned Groundlings Theatre in Los Angeles.  ​There he has performed, created shows, directed and taught for over 20 years.


Science Communication

December  2019

AGU - Fall Meeting
San Francisco, CA

Presented "Story / Telling" Workshop

Science Communication

November  2019

Juniata College

Huntingdon, PA

Sketch / Improv Comedy

November  2019

University of the Arts

Philadelphia, PA

Character Creation & Sketch Comedy 

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