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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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“Millennium Quest: Warp Jawn” Cast Annuonced!

PHIT is excited to announce the cast of our Spring Theatrical Run, Millennium Quest: Warp Jawn. A send up of classic sci-fi tropes from movies and television, Warp Jawn is a spontaneously created comedy performance in the vain of the … Continue reading

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Philly Improv Theater Launches the “Dynamite Series @ PHIT”

PHIT is proud to announce the Dynamite Series @ PHIT. Curated by Ralph Andracchio, PHIT’s Artistic Director, this ambitious new series provides an open, creative platform that showcases both proven and brand new projects. Shows in this series will encompass … Continue reading

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SPRING CLASSES NOW ENROLLING! SPECIAL GUEST! PAYMENT PLANS!

It is official: The Philly Improv Theater now has a home! Not only is this great for performers and the comedy loving public, but it’s great for students! Students enrolled in winter session classes will be able to see more … Continue reading

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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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PHIT Announces Auditions for our Upcoming Spring Theatrical Run – “Millennium Quest: Warp Jawn”

PHIT is excited to hold auditions for our spring theatrical run show, Millennium Quest: Warp Jawn. This improvised show will simultaneously pay homage to and gleefully mock the original Star Trek – complete with low-budget effects, aliens that look suspiciously … Continue reading

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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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New weekday daytime class added and several FREE intro to improv workshops!

Do you want to take an improv class at PHIT, but your night time work or performance schedule keeps that from happening? Not anymore! Starting in the Winter 2014 class session, PHIT will offer its first weekday class! Aimed at … Continue reading

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Save money on PHIT classes this weekend!

With PHIT’s Black Friday deal you don’t need to risk injury or even leave the house! Today, Friday, November 29th until 11:59pm we’ll be offering spots in our Improv 101 and Sketch 101 classes for our original price: $199! That’s … Continue reading

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Big PHIT Training Center Announcement!

In just over two months the Philly Improv Theater will have a permanent home in the Adrienne Theater. With the performance space now moving to the Adrienne it means that for the first time all classes and shows will be … Continue reading

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Meet the New Hosts of “The Theme Show” – ManiPedi!

PHIT’s monthly “The Theme Show” pulls together sketches from local groups and creates one-of-a-kind shows that all relate to a specific theme, like this week’s upcoming show “Let’s Eat!” We asked the new hosts of the show, Philly super group … Continue reading

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Announcing Our New Improv House Team Casts and Current Team Updates!

After a weekend filled with hours of auditions and great performances by talented players, lists have been culled, decisions made, and PHIT is now proud to announce the casts for our three new Improv House Teams! The new teams will … Continue reading

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Big PHIT Improv House Team News!

If you missed our FREE Improv Jam last night, you missed being the first to hear the big announcement. Our Tuesday Night Harold teams, Big Baby and Dr. Sleepover, have grown over this year and become amazing teams that have … Continue reading

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Scientists Predict Asteroid! to Break Up in Spectacular Nighttime Show This Saturday

After 3.5 years of traversing the solar system, their orbit bringing them closer and closer to the Earth, Asteroid! will finally enter our atmosphere and break apart in a spectacular show set to happen this Saturday at 7pm at The … Continue reading

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Meet Our New Directors!

PHIT is excited for our upcoming auditions on October 26th to cast three brand new Improv House Teams, and we wanted to formally introduce the three directors that will be taking the helm! They are talented, experienced performers, and will … Continue reading

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A Fond Farewell to Hot Dish and ZaoGao

It’s always sad when a team’s run comes to a close, and this weekend, two of PHIT’s Improv House Teams will be retiring with a final farewell show. Hot Dish (directed by Steve Kleinedler) and ZaoGao (directed by Kristen Schier) … Continue reading

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SAVE THE DATE: PHIT IMPROV HOUSE TEAM AUDITIONS OCTOBER 26, 2013!

PHIT will once again be looking for Philly’s best and brightest improvisers this fall, as we expand our performance opportunities in the PHIT House Team program by adding multiple new ensembles of 8-10 players each which will premiere in PHIT’s … Continue reading

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Asteroid! presents B-Movie is back this October!

After over 3 very fun years, the team known as Asteroid! will be coming to an end. The Asteroid! is breaking up and this performance will be their final as a PHIT house team. ——————– Join PHIT Improv House Team … Continue reading

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2013 FRINGE Spotlight: Canada by Cambridge Footlights

The internationally-famous Cambridge Footlights bring their Edinburgh Fringe show across the pond! The Footlights’s new show, Canada, is their sharpest and most ambitious yet. Surely a must-have ticket, don’t miss your chance to see the “most renowned sketch troupe of … Continue reading

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