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PHIT Welcomes Cambridge Footlights International Tour Show 2014: Real Feelings

Philly Improv Theater is excited to welcome back international sketch comedy powerhouse Cambridge Footlights as they stop in Philly on their 2014 international tour “Real Feelings”. The Footlights have visited PHIT many times in the past, most recently for the … Continue reading

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The SHAM is Heading to DETENTION!

For Philly Improv Theater students and fans alike, The SHAM has been a popular part of our SUPER FREE SUNDAY line-up along with our student-friendly show The Dean’s List. The PHIT company members, directors, and instructors that make up the … Continue reading

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FALL SESSION CLASSES NOW ENROLLING! INTRO SKETCH AND IMPROV ONLY $199 THROUGH 8/25!

It’s hard to believe that we are already enrolling for our final class session of the year. Since we’ve started our class session system back in January we’ve seen nothing but positive results. PHIT has always been a theater that … Continue reading

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PHIT Launches Original Dynamite Series Project: Dirty Laundry!

The Dynamite Series @ PHIT is excited to announce a brand new show specifically produced for the series: Dirty Laundry! This show, created and directed by Steve Kleinedler, is a comedic exploration of the day-to-day life of a typical Philadelphia family. … Continue reading

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PHIT Announces the First Launch Pad Team: Bad Kitten!

Philly Improv Theater is proud to announce the inaugural Launch Pad team, Bad Kitten! This team has been blowing up on the local improv comedy scene and has made a lasting impression in other cities. Already a talented group of … Continue reading

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STILL SPOTS LEFT IN LATE SUMMER SESSION CLASSES!

Registration for our late summer classes and workshops is coming to a close, but you still have a chance to register for a class. So if you wanted to start or continue your journey into comedy or just make new … 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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New Show Alert! WildCard is coming this July!

Philly Improv Theater is excited to announce our newest show – adding an extra spark to the start of our Friday nights is an improv comedy show like no other: WildCard! Premiering Thursday July 3rd at 7:30 p.m. and then … Continue reading

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LATE SUMMER SESSION NOW ENROLLING! INTRO CLASSES ONLY $249 THROUGH 7/25/14!

We are now enrolling for our Late Summer Session! If you are new to improv or sketch writing NOW is the time to enroll. All Improv 101 and Sketch Writing 101 classes are only $249 through 7/25/14. That’s $50 off … Continue reading

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Please Welcome PHIT’s New Improv House Teams for 2014!

PHIT’s most recent audition process took place May 17 and May 19 to cast for two new Wednesday House Teams that will premier in August. The talented performers that took part in the process were once again amazing, and both … Continue reading

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DUOFEST 2014 is Almost Here!

PHIT is extremely proud to present DUOFEST 2014! Since 2010, our theater has been hosting the ONLY FESTIVAL in the country that is dedicated to comedic duos, and this year is going to be even bigger and better. Over 4 … Continue reading

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Please Welcome Brian Rumble to the PHIT Directing Team!

PHIT is excited to announce Brian Rumble as our newest House Team director! Brian will be stepping in to take the helm of Sabotage, one of our popular Wednesday Harold Teams. Sabotage was cast and previously directed by PHIT alum … Continue reading

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PHIT Announces New Improv Producer

PHIT is excited to welcome Kristen Schier to the role of Improv Producer on the Artistic Team! Kristen was formerly PHIT’s Season Producer, helming the theater’s longer run projects like this spring’s Millennium Quest: Warp Jawn. Her move to Improv … Continue reading

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PHIT Announces New Improv House Team Directors for Spring 2014

Philly Improv Theater is excited to announce our directors for the new house teams ahead of auditions on May 17th. Please help us welcome Jessica Snow and Bobby Lang to the directing family! These two were our first choices to direct … Continue reading

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A Fond Farewell to Mayor Karen

The time has come to say goodbye to our longest running House Team, Mayor Karen. Over the last four years, MK has grown into one of the most fun and flawless teams on the Philly comedy scene. In addition, her … Continue reading

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Save the Date: PHIT Improv House Team Auditions May 17, 2014!

PHIT is once again looking for Philly’s best and brightest improvisers for our newest house teams! House teams are ensembles cast and managed by the theater who are given regular rehearsal and performance times along with a bunch of other … Continue reading

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A Few Questions for – Millennium Quest: Warp Jawn

PHIT’s all new upcoming Spring Theatrical Run – Millennium Quest: Warp Jawn – is gearing up for its April 16 premiere, and our AD Ralph Andracchio had a few questions for director Michael Hochman and producer Kristen Schier. Here’s what … 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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Millennium Quest: Warp Jawn Teaser Trailer is Here!

Check out the amazing teaser trailer for our upcoming Spring Theatrical Run – Millennium Quest: Warp Jawn! Big thanks to Rob Gentile for all of his hard work on the video. The show will run April 16 through May 3. … Continue reading

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