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!

Intro to Improv, Thursdays, 7-10pm, April 18 - June 6 , 2019

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Intro to Improv, Thursdays, 7-10pm, April 18 - June 6 , 2019


Introduction to improv class for adults. No experience necessary!

Instructor: Chris Packard

Class shows: Friday, June 7, 7pm and Sunday, June 9, 7pm

This 8-week class will teach students the basic principles of long-form improv comedy. Learn how to create scenes based on audience suggestions, how to develop characters, and how to say "yes, and" to your scene partners. No prior experience in improv or theatre is necessary or expected. Many of our level 1 students have never before been on a stage! Our level 1 class is designed to help people feel comfortable on stage, learn the basics, make some new friends, and have fun!

All classes at the HIT are nonrefundable. 

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A lifelong performer, Chris Packard was ecstatic to chance upon the HIT when he casually Googled “improv”. Since that fateful night in 2015, he has become a staple of the HIT stage. You can currently find him in teams such as This Mortal Coil, Tony Stanza, Without a Tres, and many others. Chris also coaches the teams Hawkward and Harvey Taylor Gang. He laughs at basically everything, so he is sure to find you funny. Chris once entered a Guitar Hero tournament and lost.