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The PIT Chapel Hill

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462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
9192405012 https://thepit-chapelhill.com/

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Monday, August 2018

Monoscene Mania

Monday, August 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$5.00 90 tickets left

Three improv teams perform the Monoscene, a set that takes place in one place in real time.  You'll be amazed what can be discovered in a single scene!

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Tank Smith’s Trump Tweets Open Mic

Monday, August 13 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, June 28, 2018

An event every week that begins at 8:30pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$3.00

Tank Smith hosts this hilarious open mic featuring a pile of Trump Tweets for comedians to read if they so choose.

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Wild World

Thursday, August 16 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, August 30, 2018

The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$8.00

A singer/songwriter showcase featuring some of the most talented musicians in the area.

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Teachers’ Lounge

Friday, August 17 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$10.00

Come join our faculty for a variety hour that showcases what they do best. Featuring the best improvisers and stand ups in the Triangle as well as visiting artists from New York and LA, this is one class you don't want to skip. If you receive an error page when you proceed to the checkout, simply refresh the page. Tickets are also available by calling the Box Office at 919-240-5012 between 9AM-5PM, Monday-Saturday.

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Meme Team

Friday, August 17 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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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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Trifecta Improv

Saturday, August 18 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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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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Sunday Scaries Open Mic

Sunday, August 19 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on Sunday, June 24, 2018 at 8:00pm

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 8:00pm on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$3.00

Aaron Cardwell hosts this open mic every 2nd & 4th Sunday.  $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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Sketch 101: Intro To Sketch Comedy

Tuesday, August 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$199.00 14 tickets left

This class explores the fundamentals of sketch comedy through writing exercises, collaborative creation, and a survey of the art form. It’s geared toward all levels of experience -- no prior training required, and opportunities to build on past training as the class goes along. In this class you will: -Discover the core tenets of sketch comedy, and how those principles apply to any kind of comedy you’re interested in doing. -Explore the medium made famous by SNL, Monty Python, Key…

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Grad Show: Level 1 Improv – 8/22 – Juliet Kaplan

Wednesday, August 22 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$10.00 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

Wednesday, August 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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$8.00 90 tickets left

Ted Talks are lame.  Welcome to Chet Chats.  Marcie Maier presents a night of comedians giving chats about the things that matter.

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Level 1: Introduction To Improv (8/23-9/27)

Thursday, August 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$199.00 13 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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Jaybird O’Berski’s Sidecoach Workshop

Saturday, August 25 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on Saturday, August 25, 2018 at 5:00pm

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

Jaybird O'Berski 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. About Your Instructor: Jaybird O’Berski is Artistic Director of The Little Green Pig Theatrical Concern, Durham's oldest professional theater company, and Co-Artistic Director of Incubator International Actor Training.…

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Grad Show: Level 2 Improv – 8/25 – Jenn Bianchi

Saturday, August 25 @ 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

Our brilliant PIT students take the stage! Graduates of the PIT’s Level 2 improv class learned the basic elements of the IMPROV YOUR LIFE™ philosophy and applied them toward building greater scenes that engage an audience. The legends of tomorrow show you they’re actually the stars of today!

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Saturday, September 2018

Fresh Bits!

Saturday, September 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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$10.00 90 tickets left

Come hear some brand new, all-original, never-been-heard before standup comedy. Fresh Bits is a fast-paced comedy extravaganza, with 40+ of North Carolina’s most hilarious comedians telling their first new jokes of the month. It’s gonna be a party!

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Stand-Up 101 (9/5-10/10)

Wednesday, September 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$199.00 15 tickets left

This supportive and welcoming class will give aspiring comedians the tools and confidence to begin writing and performing their own original standup material. Each class will give students goal-oriented and practical guidance to experiment and refine their own personal style and voice. Students will then begin to study joke writing through an understanding of basic joke structure, an in-depth study of techniques used by professional comedians, and guided and supported writing sessions. The class will emphasize the importance of practice, experimentation, and…

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After School Improv: Improv For Teens (13 & Up)

Thursday, September 6 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$199.00 11 tickets left

Teens can improvise too! This class introduces teenagers 13 and up to the fundamentals of improvisational comedy.  Students will learn a variety of games and exercises that focus on high energy fun and teamwork.  This is a great way to meet new friends and build confidence through improv comedy! This is a 6-week course, Thursdays 4:30-6pm.

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Level 0 (9/10-9/24)

Monday, September 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$99.00 14 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 class…

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Level 2: Intro To Scenework (9/10-10/15)

Monday, September 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$199.00 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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Level 3: Longform Performance

Sunday, September 16 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$199.00 16 tickets left

This class will help students to use their knowledge of the IMPROV YOUR LIFE™ philosophy as applied to scenework to create a fully-formed improvised show. Students will focus on developing stronger relationships between characters, using walk-ons and tag-outs to enrich the funny, pacing through editing, heightening scenes, three-beat structure, openings & closings, object work, stage picture and making connections between scenes. Students will leave this level understanding how to perform a standard long form structure. Lisa Jolley is an actor,…

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Hey Guys! with Will Abeles

Saturday, September 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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$15.00 90 tickets left

Hey Guys! with Will Abeles is coming to Chapel Hill! Once a month comedian Will Abeles invites one of New York’s best comics to perform a new half-hour following some of the country’s top up-and-coming comedians. Past guests have been seen on Comedy Central, The Tonight Show, The Late Show, Conan, Jimmy Kimmel Live! and festivals all across the country.Line-up TBD. @HeyGuysNYC @WillAbeles

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Reformed Whores

Thursday, September 27 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$10.00 90 tickets left

The musical duo Reformed Whores are coming to the PIT Chapel Hill! Southern bred, but NYC based, Katy Frame & Marie Cecile Anderson enjoy straddling both comedy and music venues! They've toured all across the country, headlining comedy clubs and opening for the likes of musical parodist "Weird Al" Yankovic, bassist extraordinaire Les Claypool, guitar hero Dweezil Zappa and rockabilly vets Reverend Horton Heat. Reformed Whores just made their international debut at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival with their critically-acclaimed show GRAND OLD CUNTRY.

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Saturday, October 2018

Ricky Glore’s Taco Kitty Tour

Saturday, October 6 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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One event on Sunday, October 7, 2018 at 9:30pm

The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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On "Ricky Glore's Taco Kitty Tour," stand up comedian Ricky Glore examines his Midwest upbringing, pop culture influences, napkin thoughts, and the irrational fear of his wife leaving him, if their cat learns how to make tacos and deliver them to her. 

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Ricky Glore’s Taco Kitty Tour

Saturday, October 6 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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One event on Sunday, October 7, 2018 at 9:30pm

The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$15.00 90 tickets left

On "Ricky Glore's Taco Kitty Tour," stand up comedian Ricky Glore examines his Midwest upbringing, pop culture influences, napkin thoughts, and the irrational fear of his wife leavening him, if their cat learns how to make tacos and deliver them to her.

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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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