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Friday, October 2018

Jaybird O’Berski Sidecoach Show

Friday, October 19 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on Friday, October 19, 2018 at 8:00pm

The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$10

This is a new form where the audience directs the actors based on break in points by an on stage director.

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Meme Team

Friday, October 19 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30pm on Friday, repeating indefinitely

The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$10.00

Some of the funniest improvisers in the Triangle join forces to do scenes based your life, your friends lives and of course - MEMES!

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Bedtime Open Mic

Friday, October 19 @ 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00pm on Friday, repeating indefinitely

The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$3

Aaron Cardwell hosts this stand-up open mic every Friday night.  $3 to perform and free to watch.  This open mic ends with a raffle for a free admission to the next open mic!

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Improv Drop-In: Slow Down! Improv At Play

Saturday, October 20 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$25 15 tickets left

Steven Warnock teaches this drop-in class that helps you to focus on your scene partners, your environment, the direction of the scene and take the time to just  s l o w  d o w n.

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After School Improv (13+): Grad Show

Saturday, October 20 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$10 90 tickets left

Our brilliant PIT students take the stage. Graduates of the PIT’s After School Improv learned the basic elements of the IMPROV YOUR LIFE™ philosophy and applied them toward building greater scenes that engage an audience. Students learned the basic structure of comedic scenes and work on using “yes, and…” to discover and heighten the funny. The legends of tomorrow show you they’re actually the stars of today!

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Grad Show: Stand-Up 101

Saturday, October 20 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$10

Come see our fantastic Stand-Up students show us their bits! Their comedic bits, that is. This showcase will feature what the class has learned over the past 6 week course. You won't want to miss the next big name in local comedy!

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Trifecta Improv

Saturday, October 20 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$10

Join some of North Carolina's best improvisers in the ring for the best improv. Each week the PIT invites three of their favorite improv teams to perform the fastest, funniest, most ferocious improv in The Triangle.

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Level 0: Joy of Improv 10/22 – 11/5 with Steven Warnock

Monday, October 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Monday, repeating until Monday, November 5, 2018

The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$99 16 tickets left

No pressure Improv. Dip your toe into the joyous pool of improv. Level 0 means 0% fear, 100% fun. This is the perfect place for absolute beginners to get acquainted with the art of longform improvisation. Every week you will play in a safe and positive class environment with group exercises and scenework. It’s the perfect spoonful of improv, come have a taste! Please note that there is no graduation show for this class. This is a three week course…

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Level 2: Intro to Scenework (10/22 – 11/26)

Monday, October 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$199 15 tickets left

This class will help students take the basic elements of the IMPROV YOUR LIFE™ philosophy learned in Level One and apply them toward building great scenes that engage an audience. Students will leave this level with an understanding of how to make strong initiations, establish who/what/where, heighten the funniest choices and edit scenes. Students will learn and practice techniques for starting scenes, enhancing and enriching scenes, finding yourself when you feel lost, and creating characters that are completely unique. There…

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Trump Tweets Open Mic

Wednesday, October 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$3

This stand-up open mic happens every Wednesday night! On stage is a bowl full of presidential tweets that performers are welcome to pull from and elaborate on if they so choose. Sign up list goes out at 6:00 and the show begins at 6:30. It's gonna be YUGE!

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Level 1: Introduction to Improv 10/24 – 11/14 with Juliet Kaplan

Wednesday, October 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$199 12 tickets left

This class incorporates scenework, movement-based and group exercises to explore the primary fundamentals of improvisation, making you more confident, trusting and graceful on stage. Learn how to say “yes, and…,” make positive choices, initiate and commit to scenes, heighten, use tag-outs and walk-ons, and deliver real-life monologues. The PIT’s Introduction to Improv class emphasizes creating a rich environment for your scenes, committing to your decisions and your scene partner and beginning with the body as inspiration. There will be a…

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Does The Carpet Match The Drapes?

Wednesday, October 24 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$8 82 tickets left

A collection of embarrassing, strange, and 100% true anecdotes about the life of comedian Hailey Brown. From choking on donuts in the 4th grade to impersonating Jesus at Comic Con, the audience is sure to get their daily dosage of the weird and hilarious.

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After School Improv: 13 & Up (10/25 – 11/15)

Thursday, October 25 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$110.00 13 tickets left

Comedy, Confidence, Collaboration. This class is about more than just comedy. Using the fundamentals of improv, through games and exercises, your child will develop tools for lifelong success. They’ll learn to become better listeners, gain more confidence when speaking in public as well as develop better negotiation and communication skills.  All while finding their funny and making new friends!  Class culminates with a performance on a brand new professional stage where there’s plenty of room for friends and family to…

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Good Grief: A Comedy About Loss and Being Bad at It

Thursday, October 25 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$10 90 tickets left

When comedian Glen Tickle's brother died unexpectedly from a car accident in 2016, Glen reacted how he reacts to everything; with jokes. Just a few weeks after, he recorded his first comedy album and began to answer the question: why aren't we better at dealing with something that happens to all of us? His show premiered at the Scranton Fringe Festival and now he will be touring with a spot right here at The PIT! Come see this hilarious and…

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Body Snatchers

Thursday, October 25 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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One event on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 9:30pm

The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$10

A company of actors begins a story based purely on the energy in the room that night. Then something strange happens. They are replaced by another new company who continue the story with the same characters. Eventually both groups weave the story intricately from the threads woven by the others.

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Coffee Shop

Friday, October 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on Friday, October 26, 2018 at 7:00pm

The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$10

A revolving cast of recurring characters join the audience in The Pit's Cafe where an interactive show unfolds each performance. You'll become part of this show where everybody knows your name!

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Silence and Emotion Workshop

Saturday, October 27 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$25 16 tickets left

Silence and emotion are two of the most powerful, and underused, tools an improviser has to work with on stage. Strong emotional choices give characters depth and make choices easier for the performer.Silence gives scenes time to breathe, for tension to grow and give more power to the performers on stage. This workshop will help performers make stronger emotional choices, become more comfortable with silence, learn how to move scenes forward without speaking and build scenes using emotion. About your…

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Intro to Improv For Trans & Non-Binary Friends

Saturday, October 27 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Improvisation can be a beautiful, collaborative art form that creates comedy through risk, trust, emotion and willingness to be surprised. Also, at its core, it's just a lot of fun. This is a FREE two hour intro to improv workshop geared for trans and non-binary people. These groups are sorely under represented in the improv community and the hope for this workshop is to introduce people to the fun and creativity in improv. This workshop is specifically for those with…

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Improv Drop-In: Ladies Only

Saturday, October 27 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$25 16 tickets left

This improv drop-in is for female or female-identifying individuals only.

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New Headliner Night

Saturday, October 27 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$10.00 90 tickets left

This awesome stand up comedy showcase will feature two new headliners each month. These headliners will be performing their first 30-minute sets along with some fantastic opening comics. THIS MONTH'S HEADLINERS ARE: Kathleen McDonald & Josh Rosenstein    Josh and Kathleen are staples in the Chapel Hill comedy scene. They're partners in comedy and in life! Come support them as they each share 30 minutes worth of laughs.

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Jaybird O’Berski Sidecoach Workshop

Sunday, October 28 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on Sunday, October 28, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 2:00pm

The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$25.00

This is a new form of improv where the audience directs the actors based on break in points by an on stage director. Jaybird brings twenty-five years experience as an actor and director to this workshop specifically for improv performers.  You’ll practice playing deeply and truthfully rather than going for the big funny. The foundations of Stanislavsky’s action-based ideas and contemporary practitioners (e.g. Keith Johnstone, Mick Napier, TJ & Dave) will be folded into scene work and side-coached as you play.

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Tamara and Adrian’s Tarot Variety Show

Wednesday, October 31 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$8 90 tickets left

Tamara and Adrian's Tarot Variety Show is a PIT NYC show that has been running for 3 years. We are bringing it to PIT Chapel Hill for Halloween ft. guest Host Will Purpura. Our goal is to foster interpersonal connection, community, and uninhibited creativity in a welcoming environment. An hour before showtime, guests are invited for complimentary tarot readings!  

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Spooktacular: Impression Show and Party

Wednesday, October 31 @ 9:30 pm - Thursday, November 1 @ 2:00 am
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Join The PIT Chapel Hill for a night of mischief, impressions and laughs!   Special Appearances By**   Weird Al Yankovic Ellen DeGeneres Gallhager Maria Bamford Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz Tig Notaro AND MORE!   CHANCE TO WIN $100 FOR FUNNIEST COSTUME   $3 Rogue Dead Man! $5 Zombies!   **if you squint

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Thursday, November 2018

Wild Mind Improv Party

Thursday, November 1 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$8 90 tickets left

Wild Mind Improv presents 2 great groups strutting their improv stuff. The show will open with the ever-popular Death and Taxes- 3 accounting students who took improv in grad school, discovered their long-lost love of comedy and formed a team. Following Death & Taxes is Improv Evolution- improvisers from around the Triangle who love to kill it on stage. Short games and scenes...all based on YOUR suggestions!

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Yeah, You’re Wrong

Thursday, November 1 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$8 90 tickets left

Friends, roommates, and partners bring their beef to the Pit and let a panel of comedians sort through their mess and take sides! Stand-up comedy, drama, hurt feelings--what more do you need in a show?? Have a score to settle with your roommate? Can't come to an agreement with your best friend? Relationship full of drama? Bring your dispute to the comedians and let everyone take sides! Sign up now at www.yeahyourewrong.com!

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TALE: The Best of NYC StoryFest

Friday, November 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$10

For 5-years straight, TALE has been bringing the finest in NYC storytelling. TALE is coming to Chapel Hill to bring the very best storytellers who were in this year’s StoryFest in NYC. No hokey gimmicks. No dumb themes – just the best in NYC’s pro-storytelling! Harmon Leon (This American Life, Vice) Adam Selbst (The Moth Grand Slam Champ) Chris O'Neil (PIT Legend) Joey Novick (Comedian Elected to Town Council in New Jersey) Lauren Faber (Carolina’s Funniest Comic) Kevin Gilligan (Billy…

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StoryFest: The Greatest Story Ever Improvised

Friday, November 2 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$10

The PIT’s Improv Faculty and Cast create a story from scratch based on audience suggestions.

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StoryFest: Tales of Dads

Friday, November 2 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$10

Sam Mazany: A Bunch of Funny Stories Too Long for Standup When Sam Mazany told his father he was planning to pursue standup comedy he replied, “Well, I just don’t see you succeeding in any sort of ‘real profession’ so... go get ‘em?” And boy did he go get ‘em. Rising quickly through the North Carolina scene, Sam Mazany has made a name for himself for being, at times, goofy, lovable and charming, and other times none of those things.…

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StoryFest: Ali Farahnakian

Friday, November 2 @ 11:00 pm - 11:59 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$10

From Fat To Less Fat A slightly healthy person’s guide to becoming slightly more healthy. Ali is the founder of both The PIT NYC and Chapel Hill. Hear his fresh takes on fitness and life.

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StoryFest: Joey Novick with Kelsey Keverline and Jocelyn Marks

Saturday, November 3 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$10

Joey Novick: COMEDIAN ELECTED TO TOWN COUNCIL IN NEW JERSEY Joey Novick has been a lawyer, comedian, camp counselor, busboy, and elected official, but not necessarily in that order. He appeared at comedy clubs Catch A Rising Star, The Stress Factory, and Dangerfields. He’s told stories at Yum’s the Word, The Liar Show, Take Two Storytelling and Sideshow Goshko. His solo show, “Comedian Elected to Town Council in New Jersey” was nominated for Best Comedy Performance at the Capital Fringe…

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StoryFest: Adam Selbst and Sarah Beth Nelson

Saturday, November 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$10

Adam Selbst: As I Lay Whining Join Moth Slam winner Adam Selbst as he recounts a lifetime of grievous mistakes, lapses in judgement and embarrassing gaffes. Whether in the comfortable suburbs of New York or the baffling streets of Bangladesh, his knack for making the worst of every situation proves that having a terrible attitude is sometimes all you need to get by. Adam Selbst is a writer and graphic designer living in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. He is the host of…

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StoryFest: Brian Malow

Saturday, November 3 @ 8:15 pm - 9:00 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$10

Just Add Gravity Science comedian Brian Malow will make you laugh and think as he wheels his comic vision from the Big Bang to dinosaurs. Brian brings the story of the universe down to Earth. LOL at his cosmic musings but, by the end of the hour, you’ll have a new appreciation for gravity. You’ll understand why Brian says your voice is sunshine. And you’ll never look at birds the same way again. Brian Malow is Earth’s Premier Science Comedian…

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StoryFest: Harmon Leon Infiltrates Trump America

Saturday, November 3 @ 9:15 pm - 10:15 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Fresh from sold out runs in Edinburgh and New Zealand, NYC comedian/Vice contributor Harmon Leon has made a career out of infiltrating extremist groups in Trump America. Take his hand as he leads you on a multimedia journey into his true-life, undercover exploits with such facets of Trump America as: -Anti-immigration vigilantes on the Mexican border -The world of Christian conversion therapy -Abortion protesters outside of Planned Parenthood. Plus songs! Weird, wildly original and completely incomprehensible – if you’re not…

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The Disillusionist

Sunday, November 4 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$10 90 tickets left

GD Fenderson’s hilarious production of “The Disillusionist” is the comedy DVD that Lewis Carroll had in mind when he built the Carroll County Arts Center. This “Comedy Experience” in 3 parts (“Pre-Birth”, “After-Birth” and “Past Repass”) is an all-out assault on the laugh centers of the brain (the medulla oblonghaha and the amygiggle). In “The Disillusionist”, GD Fenderson performs hysterical routines, some of which have been previously banned from other venues for being too controversial. Other routines are just “too…

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Improv 101: Introduction of Improv (11/5-12/10)

Monday, November 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$199 16 tickets left

This class incorporates scenework, movement-based and group exercises to explore the primary fundamentals of improvisation, making you more confident, trusting and graceful on stage. Learn how to say “yes, and…,” make positive choices, initiate and commit to scenes, heighten, use tag-outs and walk-ons, and deliver real-life monologues. The PIT’s Introduction to Improv class emphasizes creating a rich environment for your scenes, committing to your decisions and your scene partner and beginning with the body as inspiration. There will be a…

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Improv 0: Joy of Improv (11/5 – 11/19)

Monday, November 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$99 16 tickets left

No pressure Improv. Dip your toe into the joyous pool of improv. Level 0 means 0% fear, 100% fun. This is the perfect place for absolute beginners to get acquainted with the art of longform improvisation. Every week you will play in a safe and positive class environment with group exercises and scenework. It’s the perfect spoonful of improv, come have a taste! Please note that there is no graduation show for this class. This is a three week course…

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Sketch 101 (11/6 – 12/11)

Tuesday, November 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$199 16 tickets left

Learn how to write sketches for the stage with a comedic style. Discover formulas and tools that will help expand and heighten the funny. Taught by The PIT's Artistic Director, Will Purpura.

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Improv 201: Intro to Scenework (11/6 – 12/11)

Tuesday, November 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$199 16 tickets left

This class will help students take the basic elements of the IMPROV YOUR LIFE™ philosophy learned in Level One and apply them toward building great scenes that engage an audience. Students will leave this level with an understanding of how to make strong initiations, establish who/what/where, heighten the funniest choices and edit scenes. Students will learn and practice techniques for starting scenes, enhancing and enriching scenes, finding yourself when you feel lost, and creating characters that are completely unique. There…

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Improv 301: Longform Performance (11/7 – 12/12)

Wednesday, November 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$199 16 tickets left

This class will help students take the basic elements of the IMPROV YOUR LIFE™ philosophy learned in Level One and apply them toward building great scenes that engage an audience. Students will leave this level with an understanding of how to make strong initiations, establish who/what/where, heighten the funniest choices and edit scenes. Students will hone their skills in initiations, following the game of the scene, defining character and learning how all elements of the scene can be woven together…

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Grad Show: Level 1 Improv 10/3 -11/7 Juliet Kaplan

Wednesday, November 7 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$10 90 tickets left

Our brilliant PIT students take the stage. Graduates of the PIT’s Level 1 improv class learned the basic elements of the IMPROV YOUR LIFE™ philosophy and applied them toward building greater scenes that engage an audience. Students learned the basic structure of comedic scenes and work on using “yes, and…” to discover and heighten the funny. The legends of tomorrow show you they’re actually the stars of today!

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CHET Chats!

Thursday, November 8 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$8 90 tickets left

Ted Talks are formulaic. Welcome to Chet Chats, a comedy show in which Marcie Maier presents a night of comedians giving chats about the things that matter.

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Fresh Bits!

Friday, November 9 @ 8:00 pm - 9:15 pm
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One event on Friday, November 9, 2018 at 8:00pm

One event on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 9:30pm

The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$10

Jeremy Alder hosts this standup event with 30+ comics sharing their newest jokes. Be one of the first to hear their newest sets in 2 minute increments. No stale bits allowed!

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Organic Improv Workshop

Saturday, November 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$30

Organic improv puts you on the fast track to experiencing group mind and the joy of being part of an ensemble. Your mind, emotions and body get in sync with other players to create new games, scenes and discoveries. You ‘get out of your head’ and experience the flow of creating improv as part of an entire ensemble. In this workshop we will use organic improv exercises where scenes emerge from group mind. Be prepared to be physically active. Wear…

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Physical Improv

Saturday, November 10 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$30 16 tickets left

Create more compelling, dynamic scene work using a physical vocabulary called The Viewpoints: elements of time and space that can be used to infuse depth and specificity into your characters and space work. Using tools such as tempo, architecture, proximity, and gesture, build on your initial ideas and become a more whole-bodied performer! We will explore and improvise with each of the nine Viewpoints: Tempo, Duration, Kinesthetic Response, Repetition, Spacial Relationship, Shape, Topography, Architecture, and Gesture; plugging them into improvised…

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Physical Improv

Saturday, November 10 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$30 16 tickets left

Create more compelling, dynamic scene work using a physical vocabulary called The Viewpoints: elements of time and space that can be used to infuse depth and specificity into your characters and space work. Using tools such as tempo, architecture, proximity, and gesture, build on your initial ideas and become a more whole-bodied performer! We will explore and improvise with each of the nine Viewpoints: Tempo, Duration, Kinesthetic Response, Repetition, Spacial Relationship, Shape, Topography, Architecture, and Gesture; plugging them into improvised…

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Improv 101: Introduction of Improv (11/10 – 12/15)

Saturday, November 10 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$199 16 tickets left

This class incorporates scenework, movement-based and group exercises to explore the primary fundamentals of improvisation, making you more confident, trusting and graceful on stage. Learn how to say “yes, and…,” make positive choices, initiate and commit to scenes, heighten, use tag-outs and walk-ons, and deliver real-life monologues. The PIT’s Introduction to Improv class emphasizes creating a rich environment for your scenes, committing to your decisions and your scene partner and beginning with the body as inspiration. There will be a…

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Stand-Up 101 (11/10-12/15)

Saturday, November 10 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$199 16 tickets left

This class will help you learn the tools necessary for performing stand-up comedy. Students will learn how to generate material, raise the stakes and improve timing. Taught by PIT Chapel Hill Artistic Director, Will Purpura.

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Emma Willmann

Sunday, November 11 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 9:30pm

The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$20 90 tickets left

Emma is a nationally touring comedian with tons of credit under her belt. You may have seen her on The Late Show with Steven Colbert, MTV2, Netflix's The Comedy Lineup, or heard her on SiriusXM and NPR. She discusses her time growing up in rural Maine with her prim and proper (yet surprisingly progressive) parents, navigating her small town being a lesbian and the woes of dating and sex toys.

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The Pit Pajama Party

Sunday, November 18 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$8 90 tickets left

Cartoons and cereal on a Sunday morning? Hell yes. Join some of the funniest people in the Triangle for cartoons and sleepover fun! Presented by Mikki Marvel, The Pit will be playing cartoons  while comedians riff on them live and improvised. Come decked out in your finest pajamas, relax, and reminisce about the nostalgia of when you were a kid with nothing better to do than actually have fun on the weekends instead of adulting. Yes, there will be an…

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Improv Level 0: Joy of Improv (11/26 – 12/10)

Monday, November 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$99 16 tickets left

No pressure Improv. Dip your toe into the joyous pool of improv. Level 0 means 0% fear, 100% fun. This is the perfect place for absolute beginners to get acquainted with the art of longform improvisation. Every week you will play in a safe and positive class environment with group exercises and scenework. It’s the perfect spoonful of improv, come have a taste! Please note that there is no graduation show for this class. This is a three week course…

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GRAD SHOW: Level 2 Introduction to Scenework (10/22 – 11/26)

Monday, November 26 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$10 90 tickets left

Come see our Level 2 Improv students take to the main stage in this daring and energetic improvised showcase! They have implemented the IMPROV YOUR LIFE™ philosophy to bring you a one of a kind performance!  

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GRAD SHOW – Stand-Up 101 (10/18 – 11/29)

Thursday, November 29 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$10 90 tickets left

Come see our brilliant PIT Stand-Up 101 students show off their hilarious bits as they grace the main stage for their first gig!

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Saturday, December 2018

Krish Mohan’s Empathy On Sale

Saturday, December 1 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$15.00 90 tickets left

Stepping out our bubbles can be hard. Nationally Touring Comedian, Krish Mohan is exploring bubble culture and the current divide in today's political climate. He uses his sharp wit & uses storytelling and comedy to illustrate how race, identity politics, and misunderstanding progressivism has led to splitting us apart. He explores Native American culture, reforming education and western culture's obsession with extremism, war and violence - all of which pushes us further into our bubbles. Find out if he can…

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Krish Mohan’s Empathy On Sale

Saturday, December 1 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$10 90 tickets left

Stepping out of our bubbles can be hard. Nationally Touring Comedian, Krish Mohan is exploring bubble culture and the current divide in today's political climate. He uses his sharp wit & uses storytelling and comedy to illustrate how race, identity politics, and misunderstanding progressivism has led to splitting us apart. He explores Native American culture, reforming education and western culture's obsession with extremism, war and violence - all of which pushes us further into our bubbles. Find out if he…

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Real American Reunion

Saturday, December 22 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$10.00 90 tickets left

Stand-up comedy showcase of former North Carolina comics who moved who are back in town for the holidays.

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Real American Reunion

Saturday, December 29 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$10 90 tickets left

A comedy showcase featuring old triangle comic legends who are back in town for the holidays. Hosted by Kenyon Adamcik

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