Monday 4/22 – Monday 8/26

18+

$25 TOTAL: $5 Online Reservation + $20 CASH at the door

[REDUCED FROM $35!]

Come one come all! DROP-IN Classes are meant for improvisers of all levels to come into one community & practice exercises that develop into masterful scenes

**Although it is very rare, facilitators are subject to change without notice.

As of September 2023, we ask that students reach out to classes@thepit-nyc.com no less than 24 hours before a Drop-In Class for which they have registered but cannot attend. A transfer can be made 24+ hours in advance, otherwise there will be no refunds/transfers issued. Please make reservations at your own discretion.

Improv Drop-In, Mondays at 2 PM, with Matt Higgins

Calendar for Improv Drop-in: Mondays (2:00pm)

Instructor

Matt Higgins is an original member of Centralia, The Idiot Kings, and Burn Manhattan. His improvisation bears the indelible influence of director Shira Piven, and teachers Ralph Buckley, Paul Lazar, Josh Broder, and Paul Sills. Matt is an Andy Kaufman Award Finalist and his stand-up comedy has appeared on Comedy Central.  T.V. Credits include: The Jim Gaffigan Show, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, and Law and Order. Films include: Shadowboxer a Lee Daniels film. Under the tutelage of Seth Barrish, Matt developed his solo comedy JAM MAN STABLES. Recently, Matt and director Ed Malone are developed his newest solo venture, MATT HIGGINS IS GARY FLATLEY, which will played at The PIT April 28th and 29th. Matt’s taught improvisation for Second City (NYC), and led improv workshops at Yale School of Drama, Hampshire College, CUNY, and Temple University. He’s a founding member of UP Theater Company, and his credits with UP include: BROAD CHANNEL by James Bosley, K COMMA JOSEPH, by Kirby Fields, and ALL THE BEST INGREDIENTS, by James Bosley.

Listen below to hear more about Matt’s teaching style and improv philosophy, and to learn more about The PIT in his discussion with PIT Founder Ali Farahnakian.