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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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PHIT SEEKS WRITERS FOR NEW SKETCH HOUSE TEAM!

Submit by Monday, May 27th, 2012 at 5:00 P.M. EST! PHIT will once again be producing an all-new sketch revue show for the 2013 FringeArts Festival. Working together during the summer months under the supervision of a Head Writer and … 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 Accepting Show Submissions For Our 2013 FringeArts Run!

Over the years Philly Improv Theater (PHIT) has been a major force in the Philadelphia Live Arts & Philly Fringe Festival – now rebranded as the FringeArts Festival – producing dozens of distinct shows and hundreds of performances: everything from … 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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PHIT SWEEPS WEEKS: Show Selections Announced!

PHIT challanged you to come up with the next big Variety Show for Philadelphia and you answered. We recived 21 submissions and selected 8 finalists. Each finalist will perform a 30-minute “pilot” paired with another sweeps week show in May. … Continue reading

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Auditions April 7th for PHIT’s Spring Theatrical Run: The Bat!

PHIT is excited to hold auditions for our spring production theatrical run show, a remount of The Bat, a critical and audience hit at the 2011 Philly Fringe Festival. The Bat is an improv show unlike any other: a spontaneously … Continue reading

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New House Teams Announced!

As many of you already know, PHIT recently hosted an audition process to cast for three new House Teams (two Tuesday Harold teams, and one Saturday team) that will premier in May. The response we received was overwhelming, and the … 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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2013 Improv Auditions – March 9th & 10th!

It’s that time of the year: PHIT is looking for the most talented improvisers in the City of Brotherly Love to fill our stage and join a company of over 100 performers who are members of our theatre managed improv … 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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Spring is in the Air at PHIT!

Spring training is upon us. The time when the Phillies’ equipment truck is tracked as it travels down the I-95 corridor as if it’s Santa on Christmas Eve. Spring training of a different kind at PHIT is also upon us. … Continue reading

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PHIT Improv Conservatory Now Accepting Applications!

We at PHIT are very excited to announce the next round of the PHIT Improv Conservatory will be taking place this spring. Not only that, but the group is lucky enough to have Hot Dish Director, Steve Kleinedler as the instructor. The … Continue reading

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Philly Improv Theater Announces Artistic Team!

A full press release detailing the new Artistic Team will be available on this site tomorrow morning. We are proud to announce appointments to the new Artistic Team for PHIT! After several years of rapid growth PHIT Executive Director Greg … Continue reading

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PHIT Announces Cast for “Codename RZA” Sketch Revue!

After a really amazing turnout for our latest auditions, PHIT is excited to announce the cast for our newest Sketch Team, who will premiere on Thursday, November 29th @ 8:30 p.m.! Please welcome the following performers to the PHIT company… … Continue reading

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PHIT ANNOUNCES AUDITIONS FOR NEXT SKETCH REVUE!

The second of PHIT’s two new Sketch Revue Teams is finishing up their show and are now in need to actors for performances that last week of November and first week of December. We are super excited to invite new … Continue reading

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Improvised B-Movie Double-Feature Starts 10/10!

PHIT House Team Asteroid! debuts B-Movie Double-Feature, an improvised show that celebrates the fun of the low-budget film genre of the 50’s, on October 10, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. and runs for three weeks.The term “B-movie” describes a low-budget commercial … Continue reading

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ACTOR AUDITIONS FOR FRINGE SKETCH REVUE 8/9!

We’ve had our groups of writers for the new Sketch Revue teams hard at work for a while and they finally have shows coming together. So naturally we are in need of actors and actresses. Please come out and audition … Continue reading

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