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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

January 2020

8pm SCIT House Teams

January 24 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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$10.00 78 tickets left

Watch as our SCIT House Teams storm the stage and create instant theater from your suggestion. This week we are featuring all of our current house teams one last time before brand new teams take the stage next week. 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…

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9:30PM SCIT Improv Jam

January 24 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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Free 80 tickets left

Every Friday, after our SCIT HOUSE TEAMS show at 8:00pm, 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 – Jan 25th

January 25 @ 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, January…

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8PM A Good Night Out

January 25 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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$10.00 80 tickets left

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 $10 Admission

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9:30PM The Experiment

January 25 @ 9:30 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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Free 75 tickets left

Steel City Improv is conducting an experiment! The Steel City Improv Scientists will be hard at work in the green room creating a new batch of improv teams ready to take the stage. Results may vary in the most hilarious ways.   Admission: FREE!

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8PM The Duo Show

January 31 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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$10.00 80 tickets left
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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

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9:30PM The Draft

January 31 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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$10.00 80 tickets left

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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February 2020

8PM Harold Teams

February 1 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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$10 80 tickets left

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 The Experiment

February 1 @ 9:30 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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Free 80 tickets left

Steel City Improv is conducting an experiment! The Steel City Improv Scientists will be hard at work in the green room creating a new batch of improv teams ready to take the stage. Results may vary in the most hilarious ways.   Admission: FREE!

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8pm The Chris & Paul Show

February 7 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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$15.00 79 tickets left

NBC "Bring the Funny" finalist "The Chris and Paul Show" will be performing Friday, February 7 & Saturday, February 8 at 8PM at SCIT Chris O’Neill & Paul Valenti hail from Connecticut and formed The Chris and Paul Show  back in 2000, then moved together to a 16’ x 8’ studio apartment in NYC. Throughout the years they’ve honed the uncanny ability to take seemingly predictable situations and attack audiences with such twists that people are left in shock after their…

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9:30pm SCIT House Teams

February 7 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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$10.00 80 tickets left

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 10:45pm. It’s…

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10:45PM SCIT Improv Jam

February 7 @ 10:45 pm - 11:45 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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Free 80 tickets left

Every Friday, after our SCIT HOUSE TEAMS show at 9:30pm, 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 10:35pm and jam begins shortly there after around 10:45pm. To participate, all you need to do is show up and sign up at the theater at 10:35pm. NO TICKET REQUIRED.…

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Free Sample Improv Class – Feb 8th

February 8 @ 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, February…

Find out more »

8pm The Chris & Paul Show

February 8 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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$15.00 55 tickets left

NBC "Bring the Funny" finalist "The Chris and Paul Show" will be performing Friday, February 7 & Saturday, February 8 at 8PM at SCIT Chris O’Neill & Paul Valenti hail from Connecticut and formed The Chris and Paul Show  back in 2000, then moved together to a 16’ x 8’ studio apartment in NYC. Throughout the years they’ve honed the uncanny ability to take seemingly predictable situations and attack audiences with such twists that people are left in shock after their…

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9:30PM Classy and Relevant with Crocodile’s Dilemma

February 8 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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$10.00 80 tickets left

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 Guest team Ruckus will be opening for this show! Admission: $10

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8pm Couple Prov

February 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 80 tickets left

It's that annual tradition of improv love! Couple Prov is the magical togetherfest that takes real life couples and makes them do an improv set together. All Ages Welcome! Admission: $10.00

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The Dating Game

February 14 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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$10.00 80 tickets left

It's hard to find someone to love. Luckily, we've got the show for our lucky bachelors and bachelorettes! Come, see the modern twist on this classic format and see which one they'll pick! Admission: $10

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8PM Harold Teams

February 15 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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$10.00 80 tickets left

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 Season One

February 15 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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$10.00 80 tickets left

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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8pm SCIT House Teams

February 21 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
+ Google Map
$10.00 80 tickets left

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

February 21 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
+ Google Map
Free 80 tickets left

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 – Feb 22nd

February 22 @ 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, February…

Find out more »

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 80 tickets left

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 $10 Admission

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9:30PM State of the Art

February 22 @ 9:30 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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$10 80 tickets left

State of the Art is a brand new experimental show. Join us for a spontaneous performance from household SCIT names. $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
+ Google Map
$10.00 80 tickets left
the-duo-show-at-steel-city-improv-theater

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

February 28 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
+ Google Map
$10.00 80 tickets left

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 »

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 80 tickets left

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 78 tickets left

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 78 tickets left

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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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 80 tickets left

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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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
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Free 80 tickets left

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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May 2020

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
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Free 80 tickets left

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
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Free 80 tickets left

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 One Class Show (Tuesday Class)

May 3 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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Free 80 tickets left

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 »

6:30pm Level Two Class Show (Sunday Class)

May 3 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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Free 80 tickets left

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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