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Black Friday Comedy Marathon 2014 Livestream!

Black Friday Comedy Marathon 2014 has started! Follow along here with the YouTube livestream from the green room on PHIT’s YouTube Channel and tweet at us (@bfcm2014) to get in on the act!  

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Updates from the Training Center – Session One Classes for 2015 Now Online!

Hello Students! It’s hard to believe I’m saying this already, but classes for the first session of 2015 are now online and ready to enroll! Every current core class from Improv 101 – 401 and Sketch 101 – 201 is … Continue reading

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Ladies and Gentlemen, Your New PHIT House Teams!

Last weekend PHIT had the pleasure of seeing almost 100 auditioners as we held initial auditions and callbacks for not one, not two, but THREE new house teams which will premiere in January 2015. The level of talent was amazing. … Continue reading

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Announcing the Black Friday Comedy Marathon 2014!

Philly Improv Theater is very excited to announce our plans for the longest comedy marathon in Philadelphia history next month as part of the City Spotlight series in Comedy Month. The Black Friday Comedy Marathon will start at 10:00 a.m. … Continue reading

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New Role at PHIT for Corin Wells, PHIT Seeking New Class Registrar

Corin Wells, our Class Registrar for close to two years is taking on a new role coordinating extra-curricular activities for the theater and the Training Center (i.e. arranging parties, group comedy outings, and other special events). “Over the last few years as … Continue reading

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PHIT Supports Indie Improv Teams with Launch Pad!

Philly Improv Theater is excited to continue our support for a thriving independent comedy scene in Philly with a new opportunity for indie improv teams to receive free coaching, rehearsal space, stage time, artistic direction, business advice and marketing materials PHIT: Launch Pad. … Continue reading

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April Fool’s Day Flash Sale is ON! (101 Classes Only $199)

April Fool’s Day is sort of like the comedy equivalent of New Year’s, Christmas, Easter, Hannukah, and the Fourth of July all rolled into one. It’s the day everyone wants to kid around, pull pranks and generally goof off. So … Continue reading

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PHIT Roasts Ignite Philly @ Johnny Brenda’s

You know who doesn’t like balloons? Everyone who flew on the Hindenburg! That’s probably a statement of fact, though it would be difficult to verify. We could track down the last 2 living survivors and ask them but come on, … Continue reading

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Because We Love You: A Valentine’s Weekend Discount On Classes!

We’re not quite sure how to say this. I know that it may feel like we don’t hang out that much, or you haven’t seen us around a lot lately, but well… the thing is – we get nervous around … Continue reading

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PHIT is Closed Due to Snow Thursday, February 13th!

Due to the snowstorm affecting the Philadelphia region, all performances, classes and rehearsals at PHIT are cancelled for the evening of Thursday, February 13, 2014. Stay safe and warm everyone!

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Classes and Rehearsals Cancelled for Tuesday, 1/21/2014

Due to the snowstorm affecting the Philadelphia region, all classes and rehearsals at PHIT are cancelled for the evening of Tuesday, January 21, 2014. Stay safe and warm everyone!

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Classes and Rehearsals Cancelled for Thursday, 1/2/2014

Due to the impending snowstorm, all classes and rehearsals at PHIT are cancelled for the evening of Thursday, January 2, 2014. Stay safe and warm everyone!

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Announcing The Writers Of Codename Method Man + Dog Mountain Adds New Writer!

We heard the demand to add a third sketch house team at PHIT and were eager to make this a reality by opening up writer submissions this past May. Again, we were blown away by the amount of interest and … Continue reading

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PHIT Announces New Sketch House Team Actor Auditions!

PHIT will be holding open-call auditions in search of actors for our newest Sketch House Team on Sunday, July 28 from 12:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m.. Auditions will be held in the PHIT Office, now located on the 3rd floor … Continue reading

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PHIT’s “Movie Scrapple” Accepting Writer/Performer Submissions

PHIT is now casting for another 2013 Fringe Festival production titled Movie Scrapple. Produced by Kristen Schier and directed by Joe Coughlin, Movie Scrapple is another unique offering during the upcoming Fringe Festival that has a slightly different submission process … Continue reading

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2013 FRINGE FESTIVAL IMPROV AUDITIONS – JUNE 22ND!

PHIT is excited to hold auditions for our fall theatrical run, an original improvised piece titled The Party which will premiere during the 2013 Fringe Festival, and another of our Fringe shows – an improvised parody of crime procedurals titled … Continue reading

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Cast for “The Bat” Announced!

PHIT is excited to announce the cast of our Spring Theatrical Run, The Bat. A critical and audience hit at the 2011 Philly Fringe Festival under the title “Dark Comedy”, The Bat is an improv show unlike any other – … Continue reading

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PHIT Is Hiring!

PHIT is growing rapidly and is now seeking front-of-house staff for our venue to help ensure the smooth running of the theater on performance nights. If you’re a fan of comedy with a cheerful, friendly, and helpful disposition who has … Continue reading

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Shows and Classes at PHIT are canceled for March 6, 2013

Happy snow day comedy fans! Due to the inclement weather forecast to sweep through town this evening we are canceling shows and classes at the theater. If you purchased a ticket for tonight’s show you will be issued a refund. … Continue reading

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PHIT Accepting Variety Show Applications for Sweeps Weeks!

Ever wanted to host your own show at PHIT? Have an original idea you’ve never seen at the theater before? Well we are looking for PHIT’s next big Variety Show and need your ideas! May is going to host the … Continue reading

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