Kick off The New Year With The Peoples Improv Theater’s Award-Winning Comedy Classes and Seminars!

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The Peoples Improv Theater ( offers a full lineup of sketch, stand-up, improv, acting, and film classes along with free monthly seminars!

New York, NY (PRUnderground) December 27th, 2020

With the mandatory closure of their physical theater spaces in March due to COVID-19, The Peoples Improv Theater has been working diligently to build their roster of renowned online comedy classes. With classes varying from sketch comedy writing to podcasting, The Peoples Improv Theater offers an incredible selection of courses for every artist and creative.

Currently, The Peoples Improv Theater has a special holiday discount, offering $25 off select classes. These classes include PIT favorites such as Chris Grigg’s Level 1 Improv as well as new classes including The Art of Podcasting and Women+ and GNC Writers Scene Study Class. Now is the perfect time to enroll in a class or give the gift of laughter to a friends or loved one with PIT Gift Vouchers.

The Peoples Improv Theater also offers free monthly seminars. FamProv is designed for families to play improv games with instructors Roy Rodriguez and Dana Schuman. Exercises are primarily for children 5 and older with their adults, however younger children and grandparents (even pets!) are encouraged to join. Stage Presence: Stand-Up Comedy Performance, taught by Nicole Korkolis and Stephanie Holmes, discusses the various performance techniques that make jokes stronger and help them land harder. Participants will learn how comedians use their body, voice, pacing, and intonation to further their performance while using the camera to their advantage for virtual showcases.

Auditioning for An SNL-Type Show and Writing an SNL-Style Sketch Packet are two popular free seminars led by The Peoples Improv Theater Founder and Saturday Night Live alum, Ali Reza Farahnakian. Both of these Q&As teach viewers about Farahnakian’s experience auditioning and writing for the well known late-night sketch comedy show.

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About The People’s Improv Theater (PIT)

Founded by Ali Reza Farahnakian in 2002, The PIT is an award-winning performance space &
school dedicated to the instruction, performance, and development of original comedy –
receiving the title of “NY’s Best Improv Classes” from New York Magazine and “Best Comedy
Club” from The Village Voice. The PIT strives to entertain and educate the community about the
comedic arts in a safe, nurturing, and accessible environment. The PIT offers training in many
areas of comedic study, including award-winning improv classes, sketch & TV writing, stand up
comedy, public speaking, and more.

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