Monday 9/14 7:00 pm

40 Minutes

Want to start producing your own work, but don’t know where to start? Intro to Self-Producing is a series of free workshops facilitated by members of the PIT Artistic Staff that will help you clarify your goals, get organized, and get a plan. Each session is a self-contained workshop meant to help address particular producing challenges and goals, sign up for as many or as few as you like.


Emily Asaro

Emily Asaro

Sketch Writing, Characters, Producing, Private Coaching

Emily is a New York native who can be seen killing it in the comedy scene. Born and raised in Eastchester, Westchester, Emily quickly found an interest in entertainment and dolls. Check out the other things Emily can do at You can also Google her. She likes that.

Emily is also available for private 1:1 coaching! Please email for more info!


Will Purpura

Will Purpura

Stand Up, Producing, Private Coaching

Will Purpura is a comedian, writer, and actor based in New York City.  He studied dramatic writing at New York University receiving a BFA and has since written award-winning plays and screenplays. He served as Artistic Director at the PIT Chapel Hill where he also taught, produced, and performed stand up, improv and sketch comedy. Will has performed stand-up in the Westside Comedy Festival (LA) the North Carolina Comedy Festival (Greensboro), and Devil Cup Comedy Festival (NY). He was a finalist in both the 2019 NC’s Funniest Competition and the 2020 Ultimate Comic Challenge in North Carolina. He is currently part of the Artistic Team at the PIT in New York.

Will is also available for private 1:1 coaching! Please email for more info!