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Intro classes $100 off now through 2/2/2015!

Strike up the music, the sale has begun! The Pennysylvania Polka! You may recognize those altered lyrics from the great Frank Yankovic song, “The Pennsylvania Polka” featured heavily in the Bill Murray hit “Groundhog Day”. Why am I telling you … Continue reading

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Congrats to the 2015 Philadelphia Comedy Awards Winners!

The 2015 Philadelphia Comedy Awards took place Sunday, January 25th at World Cafe Live, and we wanted to take a moment to congratulate all the night’s winners as well as everyone who was nominated. There are so many wonderful things … Continue reading

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A Fond Farewell to Dr. Sleepover

As our theater changes and grows, our House Teams change and grow along with us. It’s always a fascinating experience to see a team through its entire lifespan: from the excitement of the audition and casting process, to the team … Continue reading

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Welcome Our January 2015 Launch Pad Team: Bishpelldah!

PHIT had an AMAZING 2014, and a big part of what made it so special was our Launch Pad program. The independent improv teams who have enrolled in Launch Pad have been killing it on our stage, and we can … Continue reading

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Welcome Our December 2014 Launch Pad Team: Don’t Sass Me, Florence!

PHIT is getting in the holiday spirit and giving everyone an early present with December’s Launch Pad Team – Don’t Sass Me, Florence! This team features improv newcomers in a classy ensemble with a passion for exploring scene work based … Continue reading

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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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Black Friday Marathon of Savings! Intro Classes only $199 Through December 1st, 2014!

It’s Thanksgiving week and we at PHIT have a lot to be thankful for. We have a great staff, the best performers, and you- our amazing audience. Without you none of what we do would be possible. To show our … Continue reading

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#BFCM2014 Starts This Friday!

Hanging out with your family for Thanksgiving? Waking up early with your family on Friday to take advantage of all those holiday deals? Wish you could take a break from shopping (and your family) and see some comedy? Head over … Continue reading

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Announcing: PHIT Kids & Teens

Philly Improv Theater is excited to announce a brand-new education program for elementary, middle, and high school students — PHIT Kids & Teens. Registration is now open for our 10-week courses launching on Saturday, February 28, 2015 with a free … Continue reading

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Welcome our November 2014 Launch Pad Team: Witch Academy!

PHIT’s Launch Pad program has gotten some great press and a huge amount of attention since it’s premiere in September. Audiences and performers alike are becoming big fans of the program and the amazing teams we’ve accepted! As another fantastic … Continue reading

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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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Meet the New Directors for Our Fall 2014 House Teams – Part 3

This fall PHIT will be casting some of the best comedic talent in the city to become a part of three new improv house teams joining our already stellar line up of ensembles. To helm these new teams, PHIT’s Artistic … 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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Meet the New Directors for Our Fall 2014 House Teams – Part 2

This fall PHIT will be casting some of the best comedic talent in the city to become a part of three new improv house teams joining our already stellar line up of ensembles. To helm these new teams, PHIT’s Artistic … Continue reading

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Meet the New Directors for Our Fall 2014 House Teams – Part 1

This fall PHIT will be casting some of the best comedic talent in the city to become a part of three new improv house teams joining our already stellar line up of ensembles. To helm these new teams, PHIT’s Artistic … Continue reading

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STAY DEAD!: An Improvised Horror Comedy is coming to PHIT for Halloween!

STAY DEAD!: An Improvised Horror Comedy is the latest in a four-year tradition of frightfully good Halloween shows from PHIT. Following the success of retired PHIT House Team Asteroid! and their hit B-Movie, director Mike Marbach and a brand new … Continue reading

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Welcome our October Launch Pad Team: Office Hours!

PHIT’s Launch Pad program started off with a bang in September with inaugural team Bad Kitten, and now continues into October with Office Hours! This team is filled with a great mix of talented performers, including a couple PHIT house … Continue reading

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Save the Date: PHIT Improv House Team Auditions Saturday October 18, 2014!

Philly Improv Theater continues the search for the city’s best and brightest comedic performers for our newest improv house teams! PHIT House Teams are professional ensembles cast and managed by the theater that reflect our over-arching vision and stand as … Continue reading

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PHIT Welcomes Matt& as a Local Exclusive to the Dynamite Series

The Dynamite Series @ PHIT has slowly become THE place in Philadelphia to see long-run, innovative, boundary-pushing comedy projects. From shows that connect comedy with local playwrights and college professors, to mixes of absurdist theater and improv, to shows that … Continue reading

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