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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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Wednesday, December 2018

Open Mic

Wednesday, December 19 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Our PITCH stand-up open mics happen every Wednesday and Friday nights! They're open to all skill level and are FREE! Sign up lists go out 30 minutes before the mics are set to start. (6:00 on Wednesdays and 10:30 on Fridays)

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Jaybird O’Berski’s Sidecoach Show

Thursday, December 20 @ 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

This is a new form of improv where the audience directs the actors based on break in points by on stage director, Jaybird O'Berski.   Jaybird is Artistic Director of The Little Green Pig Theatrical Concern, an Associate Artistic Director of Manbites Dog Theater, teaches acting at Duke University, and is a graduate of the Moscow Art Theatre School (MFA in acting). His work has appeared in New York City, Chicago, Seattle, Moscow (Russia), San Miguel Allende (Mexico), Port-au-Prince (Haiti), Maseru…

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Four Comics and Your Host

Thursday, December 20 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$8

This is the show to be at before you hit up fam for the holiday! Before you head out of town catch four comedians Aaron Cardwell Sam Mazany Jordan Hale Mark Brady And your host, Jack Bowen! Uber home because we got a 6$ shot and beer and 5$ bourbon at the bar.

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House Teams Improv

Friday, December 21 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Friday, repeating until Friday, November 29, 2019

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

The PIT Chapel Hill improv house teams strut their stuff every Friday with rotating guest performers!

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Ha Ha Holiday Party

Friday, December 21 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Come try our drink specials, participate in a game of White Elephant and show off your tackiest of tacky Christmas sweaters!

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Meme Team

Friday, December 21 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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One event on Friday, November 9, 2018 at 6:30pm

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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Improv Drop In

Saturday, December 22 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$25

Come practice those improv skills and get some feedback in this fun environment. We meet every Saturday from 3pm-5pm. UNC STUDENTS - If paying at the time of the event, you can show a valid student id and take the class for only $10!!!  

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Trifecta Improv

Saturday, December 22 @ 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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New Headliner Night

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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$8

This month, see two local favorites, Tank Smith and Brett Williams, share their first 30-minute headlining sets with you!

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Nerd Nightly Now

Saturday, December 22 @ 11:00 pm - 11:59 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$8

Nerd Nightly Now Show is our parody late night talk show. Join our host as he gives you a monologue on the "real world" happening of a world where super heroes, anime characters, pro wrestling, and other fandoms are 100% real. Also enjoy sketches, interviews and all around fun! Brought to you by http://SuperNerdtendo.com http://facebook.com/supernerdtendo http://instagram.com/supernerdtendo http://twitter.com/supernerdtendo

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The Assist

Thursday, December 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$8

The Assist is a monthly stand up comedy show brought to you by HS2 comedy. Each month we’ll present four of the BEST comics in North Carolina. The show will dish out laughter, sur-pass all expectations, and be worth every dime. If you were looking for the perfect start to your weekend…you just found it. About HS2 Comedy: Formed in January 2017 by Justin McNeil and Andrew Gleason, HS2 is a monoscene duo. With a focus on grounded characters and…

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Body Snatchers

Thursday, December 27 @ 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

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. Produced by Jaybird O'Berski Jaybird is Artistic Director of The Little Green Pig Theatrical Concern, an Associate Artistic Director of Manbites Dog Theater, teaches acting at Duke University, and is a…

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Hot Shots: Comedy + Spicy Food

Thursday, December 27 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$8

Hot Shots is the show where comedians tell jokes, eat spicy food, and try to tell more jokes. (It's not easy) As featured on PortCityDaily.com http://portcitydaily.com/2017/06/29/dead-crows-hot-shots-brings-something-spicy-to-the-port-city-comedy-scene-news/ and WECT news http://www.wect.com/story/35751281/first-at-four-comedians-eat-super-spicy-food-before-telling-jokes    

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Level 1 Improv: Grad Show

Saturday, December 29 @ 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 fabulous PITCH students take the stage in this fully improvised graduation showcase! The students of today are the stars of tomorrow!

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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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Last House on The Left

Saturday, December 29 @ 11:00 pm - 11:59 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$8

Vulgar, weird, angry! COMEDY ON THE EDGE! This is a multimedia stand-up, sketch, film and improv show featuring some of the craziest cats around town.

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Thursday, January 2019

CHET Chats

Thursday, January 3, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on Thursday, April 4, 2019 at 8:00pm

The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$8

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. This presentation of Chet Chats will include lectures from comedians across the state! https://www.facebook.com/chetchatscomedy/

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Danny Canoe Is Back!

Saturday, January 5, 2019 @ 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

Yes, it's true! After a 2 year hiatus the original cast of Danny Canoe returns to start your 2019 off right. Long time improvisers and friends Annie Zipper, Anoo Tree Brod and Dan Sipp join together to share a love of scenes that swing wildly from silliness and sass to social commentary. "I've seen improv at the top theaters all over the country and Danny Canoe is one of the best." Chris C, Durham Opening for the show will be…

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Improv Level 2 (1/7 – 2/11)

Monday, January 7, 2019 @ 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

About the course: This class will help students take the basic elements of the IMPROV YOUR LIFE™ philosophy learned in Level 1 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…

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Sketch Writing Level 1 (1/8-2/12)

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 @ 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

About this course: The Basics of Sketch Comedy Writing class will introduce students to the core tenets of sketch comedy writing. The class will focus on basic sketch forms and concepts, including juxtaposition, heightening, linguistics, absurdism, parody, developing personal voice and revision. This is a 6-week course held on Tuesdays from January 8 - February 12. About the instructor: Will Purpura is a comedian, actor, improviser, writer, producer and teacher. Originally from New York City, he currently resides in Carrboro,…

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Improv Level 1 (1/9-2/13)

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 @ 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

About the course: 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…

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Stand-Up Level 1 (1/10-2/14)

Thursday, January 10, 2019 @ 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

About this course: 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. This is a 6-week course held on Thursdays from January 10 - February 14. About your instructor: Will Purpura is a comedian, actor, improviser, writer, producer and teacher. Originally from New York City, he currently resides in Carrboro, North Carolina. As a stand-up, he has performed at numerous clubs in New…

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Improv Level 1 Grad Show (12/5-1/9)

Friday, January 11, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$10

Come see our Improv Level 1 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! Come see the students of today before they become the stars of tomorrow!

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Short Form Boot Camp (1/12-1/26)

Saturday, January 12, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$99 16 tickets left

Take a three week crash course on fun quick thinking improv games.  30+ games in just three weeks!  This class will offer the opportunity to have fun, think creatively, and to embrace the boldness of being quick on your feet.  Laughter and friendship are possible side effects for this class. Classes will be held on Saturdays from 1-3pm January 12-26.

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Stand Up Level 1 Grad Show (12/6 – 1/10)

Saturday, January 12, 2019 @ 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 brilliant PIT Stand-Up Level 1 students show off their hilarious bits as they grace the main stage for their first gig! These students have spent weeks honing their craft to put together their first five minute sets.

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Unsolicited

Thursday, January 17, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$8

James C. Terll is an unwed 26 year old, white, cis-gender heterosexual male comedian. Which essentially makes him an expert in everything*. Come join him and two of his friends and fellow comedians as they provide you with the life advice you so desperately need. *nothing

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Wild Mind Improv Party with Anoo Tree Brod

Thursday, January 17, 2019 @ 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

Anoo Tree Brod hosts two great improv teams: Opening the show are the new group: Death & Taxes bringing you short form games and scenes that these recent MAC grads bring to the stage, proving Accountants can improvise too! Improv Scenework students will bring you scenes and games based on your suggestions as they strut their stuff and newly learned skills. https://www.facebook.com/WILDMINDIMPROV/ 

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GRAD SHOW: Level 2 Improv

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 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 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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Sketch Level 1 Grad Show

Thursday, January 24, 2019 @ 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 the brilliant students of Sketch Level 1 perform their hilarious skits they have been perfecting throughout the course. The legends of tomorrow show you they’re actually the stars of today!

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Thursday, February 2019

The Roast of The X-Men

Thursday, February 7, 2019 @ 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$7

Super Nerdtendo brings you the roast of the X-Men! Come see Wolverine, Professor X, Magneto, Beast, Cyclops, and the rest of the #1 mutant team make fun of each other. Come in cosplay, enjoy some trivia, win some prizes, and more! Doors at 10:00pm, show at 10:30 http://facebook.com/supernerdtendo http://twitter.com/supernerdtendo http://instagram.com/supernerdtendo

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Sketch Writing Level 1 Grad Show (1/8-2/12)

Friday, February 15, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$10

Come see our fantastic PIT Sketch Students in their graduation showcase. This show will be filled with their skits made exclusively for the PIT stage. They have followed The Fear to create hilarious material for you. The students of today will show you they're actually the starts of tomorrow!

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Super Nerdtendo Comedy Showcase

Thursday, February 21, 2019 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$8

The members of The Super Nerdtendo Comedy Troupe bring you their funniest material and their funniest friends! Cosplay is very encouraged. http://facebook.com/supernerdtendo http://twitter.com/supernerdtendo http://instagram.com/supernerdtendo

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Stand-Up Level 1 (1/10-2/14) Grad Show

Friday, February 22, 2019 @ 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 PIT Stand-Up Students in their graduation showcase. This show will feature their first five minute sets that they have tweaked and cultivated over this course. The students of today will show you they're actually the starts of tomorrow!

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Saturday, March 2019

Kevin McDonald Improv To Sketch Masterclass

Saturday, March 30, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The PIT Chapel Hill, 462 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$180.00 – $250.00 32 tickets left

Kevin McDonald from Kids In The Hall is coming to the PIT! Here you will learn the “Kids In The Hall” method of writing sketches through improv. This includes the basics of sketch comedy, comedy writing and the method of writing comedy sketches through improv. You can choose to do a one-day workshop with Kevin or do the whole weekend. Either way, this is an amazing opportunity for aspiring comedy writers to learn from one of the greats! The Saturday…

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