Phoenix Arizona Acting & Performance Instructor - Sean Dillingham. Actor. Improvisor. Instructor. Sean has performed in over 90+ commercials, 30+ films and 13 national tv series. He has studied with The Second City, The Groundlings and I.O. West. You may recognize him from such television shows as: "This is Us" "Brooklyn Nine Nine" "There's Johnny" "Longmire" "Nightshift" and more! He instructs in Standup, Improv, Hosting, Teleprompter, Acting and more! Be sure to check the calendar for upcoming shows, classes, news and events!
Sean is known as one of the finest improvisers in comedy. He uses this skill to interact with the audience - spontaneously creating jokes specific to any audience. Sean has a rare ability to play off the crowd. He is able to discover things about audience members and create an interactive show that leaves everyone feeling like they were included in a part of something unforgettable. When you see Sean Dillingham, you're not just getting a recital of jokes, you're getting a personal, customized show each and every time! Improvises with a crowd like a Jazz musician....swinging in unexpected directions without a plan, without a net! Sean has been part of several Improv Comedy Troupes as well as studied at both The Second City, The Groundlings and I.O. West. His act is lively, current, and "gut-busting". Sean’s versatility, the ability to make adjustments on the spot and great improvisational skills, makes his act "a must see". Sometimes audience members feel like they are personally being roasted, but it's all in good fun. Sean Dillingham is a nonstop, fast-paced tornado of interactive comedy that has to be experienced to be believed. Once he whips the audience into a comedy frenzy, no other comic dares perform after him.
He has appeared on America's Funniest People, Ed McMahon’s ”Next Big Star" and has been featured on "XM Radio".
He was featured as a finalist and winner on the television show, America’s Funniest People, where ABC television producer Stephanie Keane sited him as,” another Robin Williams”. It’s non-stop laughter from beginning to end, which is why he has proven himself time and again to be a “showstopper”. When audiences see Sean for the first time they are given only one piece of advice, HOLD ON.
He's shared the stage with Louie Anderson, Gilbert Gottfried, Patty Loveless, Belinda Carlisle, Loretta Lynn, The Doobie Brothers, Rick Springfield, K.C. and the Sunshine band, Victoria Jackson and more. He has performed on film with such stars as Jane Seymour, Patrick Duffy, Don Ameche, Stacy Keache, John O’Hurley, Andre Braugher, Andy Samberg, Milo Ventimiglia and more. He was also a finalist on the Star Search spin-off, “Ed McMahon’s Next Big Star”.
As an actor, he has appeared in over 65 commercials and 25 films. His latest major film was “On the Road”, where he worked opposite of Alice Braga (Terry) and Sam Riley (Sal Paradise) as the Cotton Foreman. “On the Road” was directed by Walter Salles and produced by Francis Ford Coppola. He’s also appeared on NBC NightShift, Netflix Longmire, FOX Brooklyn Nine-Nine and NBC This is Us.
Name: Sean Dillingham
Lives in: Phoenix, Arizona
Occupation: Actor, Acting Teacher and Performance Coach
Unique traits: Acting, Comedy, Improv
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