Harrisburg Improv Theatre

Harrisburg's home for long-form improvisational comedy

We are a performing arts theater offering weekly long-form improvisational comedy shows. Based on a one-word suggestion from the audience, a hilarious and unrehearsed masterpiece will appear right before your eyes.

**WE ARE BYOB!!!** Bring your favorite beverage and enjoy some great comedy!

We offer improv classes for kids and adults.

The HIT is open Fridays 8-11pm and Saturdays 7-11pm. Shows are $5 per show or $10 for the entire night.

Check our calendar for more info!

Character Development: Tuesdays, 7-10pm, Apr. 24 - May. 29, 2018

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Character Development: Tuesdays, 7-10pm, Apr. 24 - May. 29, 2018


Class show: Friday, June 1, 7pm

Prerequisite: Level I Graduate

In this character class, level one improv graduates will use their skills to develop and create new characters through physical exploration. In this 4 week course, students will learn how to clearly communicate character perspectives and world views, and build on their characters through object work within the environment of the scene. Its goal is to teach how to invent characters that are rich and consistent. The course ends with a class show. 

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About the Instructor:

Toby Bradbury has been performing and teaching improv for over 10 years, first learning the concept of "Yes, and..." as a member of the Blackfrayrs cast, at the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire. Toby is a founding member of both The Oxymorons, and Safe Word, and can be seen performing on the HIT stage with groups Solo Sleepover (the longest running show currently at the HIT), and Bandjob. He has taught multiple Improv 101, and 102 classes at York Little Theatre (now the Belmont Theatre), has coached HIT Harold teams SPANK'D, Faux Real, What's the Matter With Henry, and currently coaches The Fourest.