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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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WRITERS FOR TWO PHIT SKETCH REVUE SHOWS CHOSEN!

We had a really incredible number of submissions (350+ pages) and a very deep talent pool for our first-ever sketch show writers submission process last weekend, and it forced us to make some very tough decisions. It also led us … Continue reading

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AUDITION REQUESTS & WRITER SUBMISSIONS FOR FRINGE DUE FRIDAY!

If you’ve been eager to get involved with PHIT here is your next chance! During this year’s Fringe Festival PHIT will be producing many shows, and we have opportunities to get involved in a few of them that are open … Continue reading

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DUOFEST IS HERE!

It’s here! It’s here! We’re writing things twice as a joke! We’re writing things twice as a joke! Duofest has started and we hope you’ll come out for the fun this weekend. Full details on PHIT’s very own special festival … Continue reading

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DUOFEST TICKETS & WORKSHOPS ON SALE NOW!

In just two weeks Philly will play host to the only comedy festival dedicated to two-person acts in the entire world. 38 great pairs from across the United States and Canada will be in town June 7th-10th, 2012 for fantastic … Continue reading

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SAVE THE DATE FOR PHIT’S YEAR AHEAD 2012

In the past we’ve had a meeting each year called “The State of PHIT” to talk about the current status of the theater and our plans for the future, but we decided that sounded way to self-important and/or political. Come … Continue reading

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NEW FOR 2012: PHIT’s IMPROV CONSERVATORY CLASSES!

After five years of training the best comedians in Philly with improv, sketch and storytelling classes PHIT has filled not only our stage, but the stages of countless other theatres, comedy clubs, and bar shows will fantastic performers. This is … Continue reading

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GET YOUR HOUSE TEAM AUDITION TIMES NOW!

It’s a new year and we’re once again looking to cast two new improv House Teams for 2012. Previously we let potential auditioners know to save the dates 2/4, 2/7 & 2/8 so they wouldn’t miss out on the fun, … Continue reading

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PHIT IS SEEKING INTERNS

For the first time, PHIT is offering college and university credit internships in our office starting in 2012. We are very excited to make a variey of opportunities available to anyone interested in learning more about how PHIT runs, working … Continue reading

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SAVE THE DATE: PHIT IMPROV HOUSE TEAM AUDITIONS FEBRUARY 4, 2012

PHIT will once again be looking for Philly’s best and brighest improvisers in the new year, as we expand our performance opportunities in the PHIT House Team program by adding two new ensembles of 8-10 players each. Further details on … Continue reading

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THE GROSS SHOW ACCEPTING WRITER APPLICATIONS FOR SEASON TWO

PHIT’s tribute to trashy daytime talk TV, hosted by Alex Gross, is returning in January 2012 for a second year and plans to tweak the show’s format slightly for Season Two by taking on a staff of writer/performers to generate … Continue reading

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PHILADELPHIA WEEKLY’S BETTER THAN BEST LIST NAMES PHIT “BEST PLACE FOR A CHEAP LAUGH ON SATURDAY NIGHT”

This is the second straight year an alternate weekly paper has included PHIT on their “Best of” list and we couldn’t be more excited for the continued recognition of everything comedic that’s happening on our stage. If you still haven’t … Continue reading

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