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, Sundays, 3-6pm, July 28-September 15, 2019

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Intro to Improv, Sundays, 3-6pm, July 28-September 15, 2019


Introduction to improv class for adults. No experience necessary!

Instructor: Cliff Ash

Graduation shows: Friday, September 20, 7pm and Sunday, September 22, 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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Cliff Ash began his improv journey in April 2015 at the HIT. Since then he has performed, taught, coached teams, helped develop shows, and been house manager. On occasion you can see him in scripted theatre outside the HIT. 

He’s performed in New York City at the Del Close marathon, as well as multiple festivals at locations in the Mid-Atlantic region. He’s also passionate about honing his craft. He’s taken workshops and classes in improv and acting throughout the region. 

When not improvising, Cliff can enjoys movies and sports history. A piece of research he published is in the library at the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto, Canada.