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PHIT’s New House Teams Announced!

We’re super-excited to say that casting decisions have finally been made for PHIT’s new House Teams directed by Matt Holmes and Kristen Schier. The talent this year was really amazing, we had our largest group of auditioners ever and felt … Continue reading

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Funny Ladies Of Phit On Pw Cover!

This week’s issue of the Philadelphia Weekly – available for free all over town in yellow honor boxes – has an awesome cover featuring PHIT performers/instructors/directors Kristen Schier and Amie Roe, and an even more awesome feature story inside (“Philly … Continue reading

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Phit’s Scenic Improv Jam – Tonight 3/29!

PHIT is very exicted to hold our first ever “Scenic Improv Jam” tonight at 7:00 p.m. – a weeknight and an earlier time for students who have trouble improvising at 11:00 p.m. on a Saturday night. Plus, if you catch … Continue reading

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Callback Notices Have Gone Out!

All auditions from yesterday’s Open Call for House Teams will have heard from PHIT by 9:15 a.m. on Tuesday, 3/29. If you haven’t received an email from us at that time, please get in touch and we’ll figure out what … Continue reading

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Missed The Roast Of Meg Favreau? Catch It Online!

Last night PHIT bid a very fond farewell to Meg Favreau, who among others things was part of the sketch duo Meg & Rob, a member of original PHIT House Team Everything Must Go, creator of the show Sketch Up … Continue reading

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Less Than One Week Left To Submit For Duofest 2011!

Last year PHIT decided to have a small comedy festival dedicated to comedy duos and the response blew us away. Duofest is back for 2011 and moving from fall to summer – June 2-5th, 2011 to be exact. We’re super … Continue reading

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Thanks To Everyone Who Made It Out To State Of Phit!

If you missed the presentation, it’s now available in .pdf format on the┬áState of PHIT 2011page of this site! For anyone who is interested in where things stand with our space search, what the goals and plans for this year … Continue reading

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Phit House Team Auditions 3/27! Save The Date!

2011 House Team Auditions will take place at Philly Improv Theater @ The Shubin Theatre, 407 Bainbridge Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 27th, 2011. Complete details of the auditions, along with directions … Continue reading

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State Of Phit Rescheduled.

Because of the snow that dumped on Philadelphia last week and a flurry of class changes, show reschedulings, and continued bad weather The State of PHIT will not take place February 1, 2011 or February 5, 2011. We are instead … Continue reading

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Come See A Show Tonight!

No significant snowfall is predicted for this afternoon or tonight, Philly’s streets have been cleared and you’re all probably stir-crazy from two days spent inside, so… WE’RE OPEN FRIDAY NIGHT! PHIT is excited to belatedly present our first performances of … Continue reading

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All Thursday 1/27 Shows, Classes, And Rehearsals Canceled!

Winter weather is continuing to affect the Philadelphia region today, complicating travel for our instructors, directors, and performers. As a result all shows, classes, and rehearsals at PHIT are canceled for Thursday, January 27, 2011. We currently anticipate going forward … Continue reading

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Wednesday Night Shows Canceled!

Due to the winter weather descending on Philadelphia since this morning tonight’s shows at PHIT have been cancelled. The Bully Pulpit and Rant-O-Wheel will be rescheduled for other dates/times during our current run. If you purchased tickets for either of … Continue reading

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Announcing The State Of Phit 2011!

It’s a brand new year and after taking a hiatus in 2009 & 2010 we’re having another meeting to evaluate our success in the last year and set our goals for the coming 12 months. And because PHIT has grown … Continue reading

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New For 2011: Every Saturday Is Phit House Team Night.

For too long, improv comedy fans haven’t known the best time to catch a show during our monthly run of shows or have had to ask around to learn when the best groups will be performing. For the new year … Continue reading

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Thanks For A Great Year & Phit Will Be Closed Until Monday, January 10, 2011.

You’ve probably already noticed PHIT isn’t running shows at The Shubin Theatre for the last week of December and first week of January. It’s our annual hiatus to close the books and take some time to think about what we’ll … Continue reading

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Phit In Citypaper’s Big Vision Issue!

PHIT is incredibly honored to have been recognized in Philadelphia City Paper’s Big Vision Issue as one of 4 honorable mentions in Performing Arts – alongside a group that includes Pig Iron Theatre Company, Jennifer Childs of 1812 Productions, Brat … Continue reading

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Catch Local College Performers At Comedy University Starting Tonight!

PHIT has been supporting college improv since way back when we did bar shows (yes, we used to sneak students into bars to perform improv – that’s how nerdy we were at the time) – but now we’re expanding to … Continue reading

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Sign Up For Level 101 Now

! There are just a few days left to sign up for our 8 week Improv Level 101: Introduction to Longform class with Kristen Schier and get our early registration discount ($50 off!). This class will sellout so don’t delay … Continue reading

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Special Thanks To Ucb Harold Team Sandino For A Great Weekend, And To New House Teams Mayor Karen And Asteroid! For Fantastic Shows

Never content to rest on our laurels (as laurels arenot very comfortable anyways) PHIT was on to our Next Big Thing(TM) the weekend of October 8-9th: growing the comedy community with the introduction of our two new House Teams. They’re … Continue reading

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It’s Official: Duofest Is The Best!

Thanks from the Duofest 2010 producing team (Amie, Greg, Kristen, Mike, Rick A. and Rick H.) to all the performers who traveled from 13 cities – and two countries! – to rock our stage, the bars around The Shubin, and … Continue reading

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