What is VS?
VS is Philly Improv Theater’s improv competition show. This is a bracketed competition in which 8 improv teams are chosen in a random lottery to compete for 7 weeks with four general competition rounds, two semi-final rounds and a CHAMPIONSHIP round. The audience will be the final judge of which teams advance each week and which team will be the ultimate champion of the season.
How are teams chosen for VS?
Teams will submit through the below form and selected teams will be assigned a date where they will face off against another team.
How is a typical season of VS structured?
General Competition Round ( 4 weeks): The originally chosen 8 teams, split into teams of two, will compete each Saturday at 10:00 p.m. From each two team show, one team will be voted a winner by the audience.
Semi Final Round (2 weeks): . The remaining 4 teams will compete with the audience deciding which two teams will move on to the Championships.
Championship Round (1 week): The final 2 teams will compete to see who will be crowned the ultimate winner of the current season of VS.
Dates for Winter 2020 Season of VS
Teams must be available for any and all dates in order to compete. Your team must be available for the championship date in order to sign up. (Lack of availability may affect you chances of being chosen for the winter 2020 season).
General Competition Rounds -1/4, 1/11, 1/18, and 1/25
Semi Final Rounds – 2/2, 2/22
Championship Round – 2/29
What your team will win?
The Winter 2020 Season champion of VS will get eternal bragging rights and their own month long (weekly) run in the Philly Improv Theater Cabaret space with payment options to be discussed at that time.
Will it cost anything to be in VS?
There are no costs required to be involved in VS. Any costs such as a coach or practice space should be decided by your team and will be done so at your own expense.