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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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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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Rocket Podcast Network Pitch Deadline May 13th!

Our submission window for the first round of Rocket Podcast Network pilots is coming to a close, so please get your pitches in by the end of the day on May 13th! Our new podcast network offers you an opportunity … Continue reading

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SPOTLIGHT: PHIT HOUSE TEAM FJORD

Some people say that Fjord is a long and narrow inlet between two cliffs. Other people say Fjord rhymes with sword. We honestly don’t know – does anyone truly know? No they don’t because everything is subjective, except chocolate which … Continue reading

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SPOTLIGHT: VS. SEASON THREE CHAMPIONSHIP

VS. is Philly Improv Theater’s late night improv competition show. Over the past 12 weeks 12 local independent improv teams have competed to be crowned the ultimate champion. This Saturday April 30th at 11:59 P.M. is the VS. Season Three Championship! In celebration … 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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SPOTLIGHT: BARBARA BUSH

Always a PHIT favorite, Barbara Bush, an independent improv and sketch troupe, has once again graced our stage with an eclectic, hilarious, and wonderfully-uncomfortable-in-just-the-right-moments show TELL ME A SECRET. How does Barbara Bush go about choosing what sort of show … Continue reading

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Announcing the Rocket Podcast Network!

As PHIT continues to grow into our new space we are excited to try new ways of reaching comedy fans in Philadelphia – and beyond! – with another new project: Rocket Podcasting Network! Do you want to send your voice out into … Continue reading

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PHIT is Hiring House Managers!

As PHIT continues growing rapidly, prepares to move our shows to the Adrienne Theatre Mainstage, and moves towards presenting multiple show simultaneously on two stages later this year we are seeking additional front-of-house staff to help ensure the smooth running of the … Continue reading

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New Sketch House Teams At PHIT! Submit Your Writers’ Packets Now!

As the scope of live comedy in Philadelphia continues to expand, PHIT strives to create opportunities for the growing numbers of sketch writers throughout the city. With this mission in mind, it is with incredible excitement that I would like to announce that PHIT … Continue reading

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SPOTLIGHT: APRIL LAUNCH PAD TEAM FRESCA

For the month of April, as part of PHIT’s Launch Pad program, PHIT stage will be the proud home of independent team Fresca every Wednesday night! The Launch Pad program is an opportunity for local indie improv teams to participate in a three-month intensive development, coaching, and performance … Continue reading

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#YCCPDB IS BACK!

This Thursday and Friday evening at 9:00 P.M., the Philly Improv Theater delivers you a live concert series unlike anything you’ve ever seen before…the #YCCPDB are back! Join the #YCCPDB (Yung Creamed Currency Panty Dropper Billionaires) for back-to-back nights of … Continue reading

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SPOTLIGHT: NEW PHIT HOUSE TEAM CHANNEL 77

This past Autumn the Philly Improv Theater cast two new glorious teams. Earlier in the month we spent some time with the gracious Swan Year – but now we turn that sweet sweet spotlight on new PHIT House Team Channel 77 as they sit … Continue reading

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Changes to Class Prices at the Training Center For Session 3

Today we are very excited to put our next session of classes for 2016 up on the website, and I hope you’ll take a few minutes to sign up to continue learning with us. I also hope you’ll take a … Continue reading

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SPOTLIGHT: THE FLAT EARTH

In celebration of PHIT Sketch House Team The Flat Earth‘s new show and their recent performance in the Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival we’ve put together a very necessary and glorious Q&A to get all the juicy details of what it means … Continue reading

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SPOTLIGHT: PHIT CONSERVATORY TEAM WILHELM

PHIT Conservatory is an opportunity for improvisers that have completed the PHIT Training Center (Improv 101 through 401) and are interested in working as a team to create their own form. This most recent crop of improvisers: Andrea Duffy, Ashley Fee, Joe Tuzzi, Nick … Continue reading

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SPOTLIGHT: NEW PHIT HOUSE TEAM SWAN YEAR

Once upon an Autumn 2k15 two new house teams were cast at the Philly Improv Theater. One of these teams – the enigmatic and yet very visually pleasing Swan Year – has graciously answered some of our #classic PHIT spotlight … Continue reading

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THE PINWRIGHT FAMILY NEWSLETTER

Dirty Laundry is a comedic exploration of the day-to-day life of six family members: a mom and dad (Kelly Jo Little, Rick Horner), their two children (Molly Scullion, David Donnella), and the mother’s two older sisters (Susan LaPalombara, Mary Eklund). Played … Continue reading

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SPOTLIGHT: FEBRUARY LAUNCH PAD TEAM SEVEN POUNDS OF SHAME

For all of February, as part of PHIT’s Launch Pad program, PHIT stage has been the proud home of indie team Seven Pounds of Shame. The Launch Pad program is an opportunity for local indie improv teams to participate in a three-month intensive development, coaching, and performance … Continue reading

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MAKE AMERICA GOAT AGAIN

To celebrate this glorious show Aubrie Williams of Goat Rodeo has answered a few of our very important very goat questions. If this show was a vision board what would be on it? A bakers dozen of Goats with a … Continue reading

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