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The PIT is dedicated to the instruction, performance, and development of original comedy. The PIT strives to entertain and educate the community about the comedic arts in a safe and nurturing environment.

The PIT is composed of three elements: a school that focuses on the craft of improvisation, an eclectic variety of electives, and an unparalleled professional writing program; a theater that presents original comedic shows seven nights a week; and a corporate and educational workshop program that offers team building, leadership, and business training.

INTERN PROGRAM

Current and prospective students interested in deepening their presence within The PIT's community and taking classes for a discounted rate have the option of applying to our internship/work study program. This opportunity is for those who are flexible in their schedules. Please send a resume, cover letter, and your availability to workstudy@thepit-nyc.com for further details and consideration.

RENTAL

The PIT is available for rentals and special events - for more information please contact BJ Thorne.

CONTACT

Managing Director
Jason Hewitt
 
General Manager / Director of Classes
Chris Aurilio
 
Artistic Director
Kevin Laibson
 
Technical Director / Facilities
Michael Lounsbery
 
House Managers
BJ Thorne
& Ronny Pascale

 
Corporate Director
Tommy Galan
 
Head of Video Production & Social Media
Michelle Ciotta
 
Business Manager
Beth Saunders
 
Caretaker
Ali Reza Farahnakian