Author Archives: Mike Marbach

WINTER IMPROV AUDITIONS ARE COMING!

If it seems as if there are auditions for something at PHIT every few weeks these days that’s been pretty accurate for summer and fall. There’s a lot going on with new teams and new shows being planned and we … Continue reading

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Announcing the Cast of With Mirth & Laughter: Improv in the Style of Shakespeare!

Last week we had auditions for what was, at the time, an untitled improvised Shakespare show. Not only do we have a title now, but we have a great cast to announce as well. With Mirth & Laughter: Improv in … Continue reading

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ANNOUNCING THE CASTS OF OCULUM AND NOT YET RATED!

This past weekend PHIT held auditions for two new shows to debut in November- Oculum directed by Molly Scullion and Not Yet Rated the Improvised Movie directed by Mike Marbach. There was nearly one hundred performers seen throughout auditions. With … Continue reading

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PHIT HOLDING IMPROV AUDITIONS FOR UNTITLED SHAKESPEARE SHOW!

The Philly Improv Theater (PHIT Comedy) is pleased to announce auditions for performers for a regularly occurring, 45- to 50-minute improvised show that will be done in the style of Shakespeare. Auditions will be held on Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 … Continue reading

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PHIT HOLDING AUDITIONS FOR TWO NEW FALL IMPROV SHOWS!

“Oculum” directed by Molly Scullion and “Not Yet Rated: The Improvised Movie” directed by Mike Marbach will be coming to the PHIT stage in November 2017! Continue reading

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PHIT Digital Sketch Team “The Worst Generation” Seeking New Writers!

PHIT’s Digital Sketch Team “The Worst Generation” is looking for ​new writers! The Worst Generation has been creating digital sketch videos for just about a year now and is looking to expand their already strong roster. The Worst Generation is … Continue reading

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AUDITION ANNOUNCEMENT: PHIT CASTING FOR TWO 2017 PHILLY FRINGE FESTIVAL SHOWS!

For the first time since 2013 PHIT is taking part in the Philadelphia Fringe Festival! We will be producing six great shows as part of the festival that we are super excited about. We’ll be sharing more info on each … Continue reading

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The Live Read with Gab Bottoni Coming to PHIT on July 26th!

Calling all TV writer wannabes! Tired of asking your friends to read your scripts? Want to know if your humor *really* jumps off the page? Well, don’t just let that sitcom pilot you’ve been working on die on your harddrive. … Continue reading

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Save $50 On All Intro Comedy Classes Now Through Memorial Day!

Summer classes are coming and we got some HOT DEAL$ for you! Now through Memorial Day you can save $50(!) on any and all intro classes at PHIT! This includes Acting 101, Improv 101, Sketch Comedy 101, and Stand-up 101. … Continue reading

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ENROLL IN PERSON SUNDAY, APRIL 9TH! SAVE $50, GET A FREE PHIT WATER BOTTLE, AND STUDENT PASS EARLY!

On Sunday, April 9th, 2017 from 12:30pm – 5:30pm you can walk up to the box office and enroll in a class right then and there. Typically all enrollment is handled online, but thanks to a change in our enrollment … Continue reading

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PHIT Comedy Training Center’s Conservatory Classes Are Expanding!

For several years, we’ve been offering a special Conservatory class for graduates of our improv program as way for them to do more intensive work and have the experience of performing a run of several shows. Our Conservatory classes have … Continue reading

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Big Baby and The Future Coming to Tuesday Nights!

As PHIT continues to expand its programming across days and stages, we are excited to announce that our two most veteran teams are getting their own block on Tuesday nights! Starting on Tuesday, September 13th at 9pm and every effin’ Tuesday at … Continue reading

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Early Registration Discount Ends on Sunday, 7/17!

If you’re on the fence about getting into an PHIT class, jump off now! Our Early Registration Discount is ending on Sunday, July 17th! Enroll in ANY Improv, Sketch or Acting class before Sunday and you’ll save $50 off the full … Continue reading

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Free Intro to Improv & Sketch Classes in June!

FREE INTRO TO IMPROV Instructor: David Donnella Day: Monday Dates: 6/13 Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Status: REGISTER NOW! FREE INTRO TO IMPROV Instructor: Kevin Pettit Day: Sunday Dates: 6/19 Time: 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Status: REGISTER NOW! FREE INTRO TO IMPROV Instructor: Meredith Weir Day: Wednesday Dates: 6/22 Time: 7:00 p.m. … Continue reading

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Early Registration Deadline is Friday, 5/6! Enroll NOW To save $50!

The Early Registration Deadline for Session 3 of 2016 is Friday May 6th, 2016! That means you have just two days left to save $50 off the full enrollment cost of an improv or sketch writing class. That discount is across … Continue reading

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LIMITED TIME ONLY: SAVE $50 ON IMPROV 101 & SKETCH 101 + LOTS OF FREE WORKSHOPS!

LIMITED TIME ONLY: Improv 101 and Sketch Writing 101 at PHIT are only $199. That’s $50 off the full enrollment cost! In addition to training with the best improv and sketch instructors in the Philly area, you’ll get a pass … Continue reading

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Intro class sale: Improv 101 & Sketch 101 Only $199! That’s $100 off now through now February 8th, 2016!

And just like that, it’s February. Valentine’s Day, presidential primaries, and Punxsutawney Phil’s annual visit are breathing down our necks. One week ago, we were under a mountain of snow. Today, Spring is just around the corner, and the spirit … Continue reading

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Session 2 Classes Enrolling Now! Try Before You Buy With Free Workshops!

A few weeks ago we started our first session of classes for 2016 and we’re already a couple weeks into enrolling Session 2 classes! Whether you are new to improv or sketch or have been around for a while, I’m pret-ty … Continue reading

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BLACK FRIDAY SALE! ALL IMPROV 101 & SKETCH 101 CLASSES ONLY $199 NOW THROUGH 11/30/15!

Just in time for the holiday gift giving season comes a PHIT intro class sale! Now through November 30th, 2015 Improv 101 and Sketch 101 classes at PHIT are only $199! That’s $100 off the regular price! You can take … Continue reading

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Stay Dead!! An Improvised Horror Comedy Returns to PHIT!

STAY DEAD!!: An Improvised Horror Comedy returns to PHIT this week for a run of eight shows! Through the use of various horror film tropes  the cast creates an entirely improvised horror/comedy show based on your suggestion! Ghosts, ancient curses, … Continue reading

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