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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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NYC’s The Peoples Improv Theater (THEPIT-NYC.COM) Adds New Free Seminar to Lineup of Award-Winning Comedy Classes

More Released on January 26, 2021

NYC’s The Peoples Improv Theater Launches New Home for Renowned Super Free Wednesday Show and More!

More Released on January 25, 2021

New York Comedy Theater, The Peoples Improv Theater, ( Now Accepting Monologue Joke Submissions for New Digital Series

More Released on December 28, 2020

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

More Released on December 27, 2020

The Peoples Improv Theater ( Creatively Expands Its Corporate Workshops and Show Options

More Released on December 27, 2020

NYC’s Peoples Improv Theater Founder, Ali Reza Farahnakian, Is Bringing Laughter to Healthcare Workers and First Responders

More Released on November 30, 2020

NYC’s Peoples Improv Theater ( Adds New Online Specialty Comedy Classes, Shows, and More For The Holidays

More Released on November 27, 2020

NYC's Peoples Improv Theater with New York's Best Improv Classes and More Now Online

More Released on October 2, 2020

The Announces New Online Comedy Classes for Kids!

More Released on September 29, 2020

The People's Improv Theater ( Now Offers Creative Online Comedy Classes for Kids

More Released on August 27, 2020 has NYC’s Best Improv Classes - Now Online

More Released on July 9, 2020

People's Improv Theater - NYC Offers Digital Improv Sessions to Bond Teams from Home

More Released on June 24, 2020