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Steel City Improv Theater

5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
412-404-2695

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Our address is: 5950 Ellsworth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15232

February 2020

8PM A Good Night Out

February 22 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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$10.00

A Good Night Out is a monthly show that blends unique stand up and characters that are sure to make you laugh. Produced by: Deric Brown Featuring: Adam Prevade Amanda Averell Brittany Alexis Heather DiCicco Riley Stanzione $10 Admission

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9:30PM State of the Art

February 22 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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$10

State of the Art is a brand new experimental show produced by Andrew Yankes. Join us for a spontaneous performance from household SCIT names. THIS IS ART produced by Riley Stanzione WELL WITH OTHERS produced by Dave McCabe EXQUISITE CORPSE produced by Becca Hayes Featuring: Andrew Yankes, Gabe DeMaio, Jamie Holmes, Kevin Stay,  Michael Ondrick, Nick Selker, Ryan Nuzzo, Steph Rodgers, and Tricia Pennington   $10 Admission

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8PM The Duo Show

February 28 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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$10.00

The Duo Show got started at the SCIT in 2012, when the theater began putting one night only twosomes together. Since it’s inception, the Duo Show has produced hundreds of Duos, some of which are still together! Featuring: Angela and Romika (Jaime Holmes and Riley Stanzione) Rabbie (Robbie Marcus and Ray Stadelman) SelimJim (Selim Ozden and Jim Cain)   Admission: $10

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9:30PM The Draft

February 28 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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$10.00

The Draft is a premier monthly show at the Steel City Improv Theater. We take select SCIT students and SCIT veterans mix them together to make two awesome, one time only teams. The Draft is the only show that combines the wisdom of improv vets and the excitement of new fresh student faces. You won’t want to miss this opportunity to watch these one-time-only improv teams. Admission: $10

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2PM Level One Class Show (Sunday Class)

February 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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Free

Level One is the starting mark, this is where you learn the fundamentals: Yes and, agreement, listening and commitment. Group exercises, basic scene work and object work are geared to make students more confident, committed performers. For the past eight weeks, our students have been practicing these skills and breaking out of their shells. They are ready to put it all on the stage! PLEASE NOTE: Class shows tend to sell out. Advanced ticket purchase is recommended. Please arrive 15…

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3:30PM Level One Class Show (Wednesday Class)

February 29 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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Free

Level One is the starting mark, this is where you learn the fundamentals: Yes and, agreement, listening and commitment. Group exercises, basic scene work and object work are geared to make students more confident, committed performers. For the past eight weeks, our students have been practicing these skills and breaking out of their shells. They are ready to put it all on the stage! PLEASE NOTE: Class shows tend to sell out. Advanced ticket purchase is recommended. Please arrive 15…

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5PM Level Two Class Show (Monday Class)

February 29 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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Free

Building upon the Foundations of Improv in Level One, our Level Two students have worked on building truthful, realistic and dynamic scenes by grounding themselves in discovery, exploration and heightening. The best comedy comes from truthful commitment on stage. Watch our Level Two grads, as their work gets even more exciting when they delve deep into the improvised scene. PLEASE NOTE: Class shows tend to sell out. Advanced ticket purchase is recommended. Please arrive 15 min prior to showtime. Pre-sold…

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8PM Harold Teams

February 29 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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$10.00

Showcasing the famous long form improv format, The Harold. Our Harold team starts with an audience suggestion and creates a full world of crazy characters! Admission: $10

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9:30PM Friends With…

February 29 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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$10.00

Wildcard is friends with... Pandemonium! Come watch your friends, Wildcard, as we experiment with the different styles and forms that improv has to offer. We will create magic onstage, exploring characters and relationships. Our guest team this weekend is Pandemonium! Wildcard Features: Sebastian Caldas David Conway Noret Flood Patrick Hsieh Robbie Marcus Kelly Mariska Marc Sensenich Sarah Schultz Ray Stadelman Riley Stanzione Quinn Strand Admission: $10

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March 2020

5PM Level Five Class Show (Wednesday Class)

March 1 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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Free

Behold as these students delve deeper into the long form format known as HAROLD. Watch as they venture into the recesses of this classic format. PLEASE NOTE: Class shows tend to sell out. Advanced ticket purchase is recommended. Please arrive 15 min prior to showtime. Pre-sold tickets will be released to wait listed patrons 5 min prior to showtime. Please allow time for parking.   Admission: FREE!

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8pm SCIT House Teams

March 6 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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$10.00

Watch as our SCIT House Teams storm the stage and create instant theater from your suggestion! House Teams are created from our class students and alumni of our training program. Watch as they create entire worlds from a single suggestion performing scenes that will delight and intrigue all who attend. Pure improvisation. Comedy without a net. After the show, stick around for the SCIT Improv Jam at 9:30pm. It’s free and open to all to watch and/or participate. It is…

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9:30PM SCIT Improv Jam

March 6 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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Free

Every Friday, after our SCIT HOUSE TEAMS show at 8pm, stick around for the SCIT Improv Jam. It’s free and open to all to watch and/or participate. It is a great way to try out improv or sharpen your skills. And it just plain ol’ fun. Sign up begins at 9:20pm and jam begins shortly there after around 9:30pm. To participate, all you need to do is show up and sign up at the theater at 9:20pm. NO TICKET REQUIRED.…

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Free Sample Improv Class – March 7th

March 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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We believe that if you get good at improv, you get better at life.  Sign up today and learn how our brand of applied improvisation can impact your life.  Expand your comfort zone, gain confidence, overcome social anxiety, make new friends and have fun in the process.  We don't just teach comedy.  We teach people to be open, honest, and in the moment.  Comedy is a wonderful by-product. Location: 5950 Ellsworth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15232 Date and Time: Saturday, March…

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8PM Harold Teams

March 7 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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$10.00

Showcasing the famous long form improv format, The Harold. Our Harold team starts with an audience suggestion and creates a full world of crazy characters! Admission: $10

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8PM Character Improvement

March 13 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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$10.00

An original character takes us into their world. Little do they know, a team of improvisers is waiting in the wings to take their tale and use it as inspiration. We’ve come to improve upon these characters.   $10 Admission

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9:30PM Philanthroprov

March 13 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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$10.00

Philanthropy + Improv = Philanthroprov! This show benefits the Humane Animal Rescue! Bring an item for cats and dogs to love (a toy, treat, food, etc), and we will use your donated items as suggestions for our show! In addition, a portion of ticket sales will be donated to Humane Animal Rescue. To learn more about Humane Animal Rescue, visit their website: https://www.humaneanimalrescue.org/ Featuring: That New Jersey Smell Kelly Mariska Ray Stadelman Robbie Marcus Alex Moskowitz Sebastian Caldas Amanda Reed…

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8PM Classy and Relevant with Crocodile’s Dilemma

March 14 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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$10.00

Hilarious long form improv comedy at its classiest! Nominated as one of three best improv troupes in Pittsburgh for 2018. CLASSY AND RELEVANT features Rachael Wonderlin, Dave Kwiatkowski, Zane Cook, Jon Baldwin, Raymond Giorgi and Sheri Ward CROCODILE'S DILEMMA features Grace Evans, Deric Brown, Emily Naples, Charlie Barber, Allison Brown and Ron Vassel Admission: $10

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9:30PM Friends With…

March 14 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
+ Google Map
$10.00

Wildcard is friends with... Pandemonium! Come watch your friends, Wildcard, as we experiment with the different styles and forms that improv has to offer. We will create magic onstage, exploring characters and relationships. Our guest team this weekend is Pandemonium! Wildcard Features: Sebastian Caldas David Conway Noret Flood Patrick Hsieh Robbie Marcus Kelly Mariska Marc Sensenich Sarah Schultz Ray Stadelman Riley Stanzione Quinn Strand Admission: $10

Find out more »

8pm SCIT House Teams

March 20 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
+ Google Map
$10.00

Watch as our SCIT House Teams storm the stage and create instant theater from your suggestion. This week we are featuring all of our new house teams! House Teams are created from our class students and alumni of our training program. Watch as they create entire worlds from a single suggestion performing scenes that will delight and intrigue all who attend. Pure improvisation. Comedy without a net. After the show, stick around for the SCIT Improv Jam at 9:30pm. It’s…

Find out more »

9:30PM SCIT Improv Jam

March 20 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Every Friday, after our SCIT HOUSE TEAMS show at 8pm, stick around for the SCIT Improv Jam. It’s free and open to all to watch and/or participate. It is a great way to try out improv or sharpen your skills. And it just plain ol’ fun. Sign up begins at 9:20pm and jam begins shortly there after around 9:30pm. To participate, all you need to do is show up and sign up at the theater at 9:20pm. NO TICKET REQUIRED.…

Find out more »

Free Sample Improv Class – March 21st

March 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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We believe that if you get good at improv, you get better at life.  Sign up today and learn how our brand of applied improvisation can impact your life.  Expand your comfort zone, gain confidence, overcome social anxiety, make new friends and have fun in the process.  We don't just teach comedy.  We teach people to be open, honest, and in the moment.  Comedy is a wonderful by-product. Location: 5950 Ellsworth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15232 Date and Time: Saturday, March…

Find out more »

8PM Harold Teams

March 21 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
+ Google Map
$10.00

Showcasing the famous long form improv format, The Harold. Our Harold team starts with an audience suggestion and creates a full world of crazy characters! Admission: $10

Find out more »

9:30PM A Good Night Out

March 21 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
+ Google Map
$10.00

A Good Night Out is a monthly show that blends unique stand up and characters that are sure to make you laugh. Produced by: Deric Brown Featuring: Tim Ross David Conway Trey Mcdonough Senneca Stone $10 Admission

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8PM The Duo Show

March 27 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
+ Google Map
$10.00

The Duo Show got started at the SCIT in 2012, when the theater began putting one night only twosomes together. Since it’s inception, the Duo Show has produced hundreds of Duos, some of which are still together! Admission: $10

Find out more »

9:30PM The Draft

March 27 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
+ Google Map
$10.00

The Draft is a premier monthly show at the Steel City Improv Theater. We take select SCIT students and SCIT veterans mix them together to make two awesome, one time only teams. The Draft is the only show that combines the wisdom of improv vets and the excitement of new fresh student faces. You won’t want to miss this opportunity to watch these one-time-only improv teams. Admission: $10

Find out more »

5PM Level Three Class Show (Tuesday Class)

March 28 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Behold as our Level Three students delve deeper into scene work and develop their sense of ensemble. Watch as they venture more in-depth into long form improvisation with: tags, walk ons, and the three beat scene structure. PLEASE NOTE: Class shows tend to sell out. Advanced ticket purchase is recommended. Please arrive 15 min prior to showtime. Pre-sold tickets will be released to wait listed patrons 5 min prior to showtime. Please allow time for parking.   Admission: FREE!

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8PM Season One

March 28 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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$10.00

It’s the golden age of television *and* improvised comedy. Season One raises the stakes on narrative improvised comedy by telling one story over the course of six episodes. Improv is all about making strong choices. Come watch as these improvisers will have to live with their hopefully strong choices over the course of the next several months and episodes coming back is the same characters building to an epic resolution. Missed the last episode? No problem! The show begins with…

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9:30PM State of the Art

March 28 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
+ Google Map
$10.00

State of the Art is a brand new experimental show. Join us for a spontaneous performance from household SCIT names. $10 Admission

Find out more »

April 2020

Free Sample Improv Class – April 4th

April 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
+ Google Map

We believe that if you get good at improv, you get better at life.  Sign up today and learn how our brand of applied improvisation can impact your life.  Expand your comfort zone, gain confidence, overcome social anxiety, make new friends and have fun in the process.  We don't just teach comedy.  We teach people to be open, honest, and in the moment.  Comedy is a wonderful by-product. Location: 5950 Ellsworth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15232 Date and Time: Saturday, April…

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Free Sample Improv Class – April 18th

April 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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We believe that if you get good at improv, you get better at life.  Sign up today and learn how our brand of applied improvisation can impact your life.  Expand your comfort zone, gain confidence, overcome social anxiety, make new friends and have fun in the process.  We don't just teach comedy.  We teach people to be open, honest, and in the moment.  Comedy is a wonderful by-product. Location: 5950 Ellsworth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15232 Date and Time: Saturday, April…

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May 2020

6PM Level Three Class Show (Monday Class)

May 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Behold as our Level Three students delve deeper into scene work and develop their sense of ensemble. Watch as they venture more in-depth into long form improvisation with: tags, walk ons, and the three beat scene structure. PLEASE NOTE: Class shows tend to sell out. Advanced ticket purchase is recommended. Please arrive 15 min prior to showtime. Pre-sold tickets will be released to wait listed patrons 5 min prior to showtime. Please allow time for parking.   Admission: FREE!

Find out more »

2PM Level One Class Show (Sunday Class)

May 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Level One is the starting mark, this is where you learn the fundamentals: Yes and, agreement, listening and commitment. Group exercises, basic scene work and object work are geared to make students more confident, committed performers. For the past eight weeks, our students have been practicing these skills and breaking out of their shells. They are ready to put it all on the stage! PLEASE NOTE: Class shows tend to sell out. Advanced ticket purchase is recommended. Please arrive 15…

Find out more »

3:30PM Level One Class Show (Monday Class)

May 3 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Level One is the starting mark, this is where you learn the fundamentals: Yes and, agreement, listening and commitment. Group exercises, basic scene work and object work are geared to make students more confident, committed performers. For the past eight weeks, our students have been practicing these skills and breaking out of their shells. They are ready to put it all on the stage! PLEASE NOTE: Class shows tend to sell out. Advanced ticket purchase is recommended. Please arrive 15…

Find out more »

5pm Level Two Class Show (Sunday Class)

May 3 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Building upon the Foundations of Improv in Level One, our Level Two students have worked on building truthful, realistic and dynamic scenes by grounding themselves in discovery, exploration and heightening. The best comedy comes from truthful commitment on stage. Watch our Level Two grads, as their work gets even more exciting when they delve deep into the improvised scene. PLEASE NOTE: Class shows tend to sell out. Advanced ticket purchase is recommended. Please arrive 15 min prior to showtime. Pre-sold…

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Desi Alexander: The Tired of Adulting Tour

May 3 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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$15.00

A comedy event speaking on the trials and tribulations of living an adult life as told by Comedian Desi Alexander. This comedic event will include hilarious stories, improvisation, and an energetic display of a comedic performance showing why we all are tired of adulting.   Admission: $15   About Desi Desi Alexander is a stand up comic from Baltimore and a former school teacher. This dual life he's lived truly is a blessing and influences a lot of his material.  Desi…

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