Philly Improv Theater is excited to announce auditions for our next round of Wednesday Improv House Teams! Auditions for these two new teams will take place on Sunday, October 28th, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. The two teams cast will perform every Wednesday night here at PHIT debuting in January and running through June! These teams will have weekly practices guided by our new directors, Tia Kemp and Adam Steiger!

Tia Kemp first began studying improv in Seattle at Unexpected Productions. Since moving to Philadelphia, she has performed with two Harold teams at PHIT, Jillroy and (in space). She also leads practice groups and has led a Harold team audition workshop. Currently, Tia performs with American Express Comedy and teaches an improv class for international students at UArts. “After experiencing the magic of being on house teams, I am so excited to coach this new group of talented artists and become their biggest cheerleader, and fiercest supporter (much like a mama bird or a Beyoncè fan).”

Adam Steiger has studied long form improv at PHIT and iO. He’s been on the somewhat defunct independent improv team, Bill Parks. He’s also been a part of several PHIT house teams, including Sabotage, Hackett Park and Rockefeller. In addition to regular performances in Philadelphia, he’s performed in Baltimore, Washington, DC and Chicago.

If you are interested in auditioning- GREAT! We ask that anyone auditioning is at least enrolled in Improv 401 or has the permission of the Artistic Director. If you are seeking an exception to the Improv 401 prerequisite please fill out the form and be sure to fully detail your prior experience and detail that you are seeking an exception on the form. There is no need to email. If you want to know all the ins and outs of the audition and process you can click here to read our FAQ sheet. If you have any questions not answered in the FAQ feel free to email us at

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