Author Archives: Jessica Snow

Introducing The Codename: Bacchus Actors!

The writers for our newest sketch house team, Codename: Bacchus, directed by Kathryn Amrhein, have been hard at work getting ready for the team’s premiere, so we’ve cast the actors that will help bring their sketches to life. We would like … Continue reading

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Mainstage Musical Improv Show to Debut in 2017

We’re excited to announce that our new Musical Improv ensemble has been cast and will begin performing early in 2017 on first and third Fridays of the month. The show will be directed by Dave Sucharski. Dave, who has an … Continue reading

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Page One Returns to PHIT’s Dynamite Series in 2017

A unique collaboration between talented improvisers and local playwrights, each Page One performance begins with the opening pages of a new script in development, which is then completed by the cast creating unscripted, original one-act plays in the moment. Local … Continue reading

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The Family Friendly Improv Show Is Cast

PHIT Comedy’s Kids & Teens Program is excited to be one step closer to the premiere of family friendly shows created for grade school-aged children. We can’t wait to offer a show specifically designed for our littlest students to enjoy with their … Continue reading

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PLEASE WELCOME PHIT’S NEW IMPROV HOUSE TEAMS

Once again over 100 improvisers came out this week to audition for new improv House Teams at Philly Improv Theater. Our three directors, David Donnella, Erin Pitts and Hunter Steffes had quite a challenge in casting these teams from the … Continue reading

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IMPROV HOUSE TEAM AUDITIONS SUNDAY, MAY 1, 2016!

Following our exciting announcement about the upcoming formation of two new sketch house teams, we bring more news! May 1st the Philly Improv Theater will audition for performers for three new improv house teams to be directed by David Donnella, … Continue reading

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PHIT Seeking Sketch Producer!

PHIT is excited to announce our search for a new Sketch Producer to join our amazing Artistic Team. The Sketch Producer reports to Jessica Snow, our fearless Artistic Director and supervises all of the sketch comedy programming on PHIT’s stage. They are responsible for … Continue reading

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FRIDAY & SATURDAY SHOWS CANCELLED!

The mayor has declared a state of emergency in Philadelphia starting at 9pm. Blizzard conditions are expected soon. All shows Friday night, January 22nd, 2016 are cancelled. All classes, practice groups, rehearsals, shows and other events, on Saturday, January 23rd, 2016 … Continue reading

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WELCOME OUR DECEMBER LAUNCH PAD TEAM: ROBOBRO

RoboBro, a brand new independent team that formed out of improv classes at PHIT is taking the stage this month as part of Launch Pad! From class together to the stage together, from an opening through the show, RoboBro says … Continue reading

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PLEASE WELCOME PHIT’S NEW IMPROV HOUSE TEAMS

Last weekend PHIT saw over 100 awesome improvisers at our Fall auditions and this past Monday we called close to 50 of them back for a second look. Everyone was super impressed – there is a deep pool of talent in Philly … Continue reading

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WELCOME OUR OCTOBER LAUNCH PAD TEAM: LOVESEAT

Cozy up with our October Launch Pad Team, Loveseat! Be warned that you may fall in love with this “silly, smart and charming as all get out” group. The team starts its one-month run of weekly shows opening House Team Harold Night on … Continue reading

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SAVE THE DATE: PHIT IMPROV HOUSE TEAM AUDITIONS OCTOBER 24, 2015!

PHIT will once again be looking for Philly’s best and brightest improvisers this fall, as we expand performance opportunities on our stage by casting two new PHIT House Teams which will premiere in PHIT’s in January 2016! Further details on … Continue reading

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Welcome Our September Launch Pad Team: Kevin

Launch Pad is taking off again! Independent team Kevin is the next to take advantage of this opportunity for local improv teams to participate in a three-month intensive development, coaching, and performance period with PHIT. Kevin, described as “a scrappy indie … Continue reading

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