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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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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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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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SPOTLIGHT: KATHRYN AMRHEIN & SARAH CLEMENCY

Tonight at 9:00 P.M. catch KATHRYN AMRHEIN & SARAH CLEMENCY’S riveting show as they open for PHIT Sketch House Team THE FLAT EARTH. What is Kathryn Amrhein (Fjord, Barbara Bush) and Sarah Clemency’s (Fjord, Fleeksquad) show even gonna be like? … Continue reading

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PHIT Launches Diversity Program!

The Philly Improv Theater, in seeking to create an environment which is supportive and welcoming to all people, and reflective of the experiences of the greater community in which we live is proud to announce the commencement of our diversity … 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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PHIT’s New House Teams Announced!

We’re super-excited to say that casting decisions have finally been made for PHIT’s new House Teams directed by Matt Holmes and Kristen Schier. The talent this year was really amazing, we had our largest group of auditioners ever and felt … Continue reading

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Funny Ladies Of Phit On Pw Cover!

This week’s issue of the Philadelphia Weekly – available for free all over town in yellow honor boxes – has an awesome cover featuring PHIT performers/instructors/directors Kristen Schier and Amie Roe, and an even more awesome feature story inside (“Philly … Continue reading

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Phit’s Scenic Improv Jam – Tonight 3/29!

PHIT is very exicted to hold our first ever “Scenic Improv Jam” tonight at 7:00 p.m. – a weeknight and an earlier time for students who have trouble improvising at 11:00 p.m. on a Saturday night. Plus, if you catch … Continue reading

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Callback Notices Have Gone Out!

All auditions from yesterday’s Open Call for House Teams will have heard from PHIT by 9:15 a.m. on Tuesday, 3/29. If you haven’t received an email from us at that time, please get in touch and we’ll figure out what … Continue reading

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Missed The Roast Of Meg Favreau? Catch It Online!

Last night PHIT bid a very fond farewell to Meg Favreau, who among others things was part of the sketch duo Meg & Rob, a member of original PHIT House Team Everything Must Go, creator of the show Sketch Up … Continue reading

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Less Than One Week Left To Submit For Duofest 2011!

Last year PHIT decided to have a small comedy festival dedicated to comedy duos and the response blew us away. Duofest is back for 2011 and moving from fall to summer – June 2-5th, 2011 to be exact. We’re super … Continue reading

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Thanks To Everyone Who Made It Out To State Of Phit!

If you missed the presentation, it’s now available in .pdf format on the State of PHIT 2011page of this site! For anyone who is interested in where things stand with our space search, what the goals and plans for this year … Continue reading

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Phit House Team Auditions 3/27! Save The Date!

2011 House Team Auditions will take place at Philly Improv Theater @ The Shubin Theatre, 407 Bainbridge Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 27th, 2011. Complete details of the auditions, along with directions … Continue reading

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State Of Phit Rescheduled.

Because of the snow that dumped on Philadelphia last week and a flurry of class changes, show reschedulings, and continued bad weather The State of PHIT will not take place February 1, 2011 or February 5, 2011. We are instead … Continue reading

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Come See A Show Tonight!

No significant snowfall is predicted for this afternoon or tonight, Philly’s streets have been cleared and you’re all probably stir-crazy from two days spent inside, so… WE’RE OPEN FRIDAY NIGHT! PHIT is excited to belatedly present our first performances of … Continue reading

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All Thursday 1/27 Shows, Classes, And Rehearsals Canceled!

Winter weather is continuing to affect the Philadelphia region today, complicating travel for our instructors, directors, and performers. As a result all shows, classes, and rehearsals at PHIT are canceled for Thursday, January 27, 2011. We currently anticipate going forward … Continue reading

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Wednesday Night Shows Canceled!

Due to the winter weather descending on Philadelphia since this morning tonight’s shows at PHIT have been cancelled. The Bully Pulpit and Rant-O-Wheel will be rescheduled for other dates/times during our current run. If you purchased tickets for either of … Continue reading

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Announcing The State Of Phit 2011!

It’s a brand new year and after taking a hiatus in 2009 & 2010 we’re having another meeting to evaluate our success in the last year and set our goals for the coming 12 months. And because PHIT has grown … Continue reading

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New For 2011: Every Saturday Is Phit House Team Night.

For too long, improv comedy fans haven’t known the best time to catch a show during our monthly run of shows or have had to ask around to learn when the best groups will be performing. For the new year … Continue reading

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