Check out Improv in Pittsburgh including the Pittsburgh Improv Jam or find out about Pittsburgh Improv Classes!

What is Improv?
Yes, there is an 'Improv' in Pittsburgh that houses Stand-up Comedy AND, YES, that doesn't make any sense.
What is Improv Comedy?
It's form of theater in which actors (improvisers) use improvisational acting to perform spontaneously.

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Arcade Comedy Theater is a non-profit, comedy-centric theater in the heart of Pittsburgh's Cultural District. Arcade Comedy Theater provides an interactive platform for players of all levels, both onstage and off, to experience various forms of theatrical comedy (improv, sketch, music, stand-up comedy), from proven standards to offbeat styles. Weekly shows Friday & Saturday.
811 Liberty Ave Pittsburgh PA, 15222, (412) 339-0608
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Steel City Improv Theater offers affordable, high quality improv comedy AND professionally taught, mulit-level classes. Weekly Shows Monday, Friday, Saturday.
5950 Ellsworth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15232 (corner of Ellsworth and Green Briar) in Shadyside, 412-404-2695

The longest running AND only audience participation improv show in the Burgh!
Friday nights: 11pm-1am, Only $3, Pitt Basement Theater, University of Pittsburgh Cathedral of Learning, 1209 Cathedral of Learning, Pittsburgh, PA.

Hundreds of Laughs. Dozens of Scenes. One Word Suggestions.
Pittsburgh's best improv comics mix it up every Thursday at the Cabaret!
The Pittsburgh Improv Jam is a night of sponaneous, comedic scenes inspired by audience suggestions and performed by experienced improvisers. Every Improv Jam opens with a quick, high-energy round of speed freeze to loosen everyone up.
A featured team of professional improvisers takes the stage next, getting a single word from the audience and promptly blowing everyone's minds for 20 minutes, or however long a good mind-blowing takes that night.
$3.00 at the door; cash only for tickets. Improv Jams are 21+ only shows.
Showtime @ 10PM

Hustlebot specializes in long form improvisational comedy, and thrives on bringing an experimental edge to all performances. Whether working live on stage or on film, Hustlebot continues to produce some of Pittsburgh's most entertaining comedy.

Unplanned Comedy gives Pittsburghers access to professional training in improvisation, sketch writing, and performances. We believe that great comedy thrives on agreement, trust, honesty, outspokenness, and a strong refusal to pander. Come see our stage show, Unplanned Comedy Live, which has featured, Ric Sebak, Sally Wiggin, and mayor John Fetterman of Braddock Pa., as well as the best comedic talent that Pittsburgh has to offer. See details about classes and shows.
The Amish Monkeys performs a series of outrageous sketches and games based on audience suggestion.