Session: Fall 2022
Chapter:  Phoenix
Location:  CYT Studio
Time:  9:45am - 11:50am
Day:  Saturday
Starts:  08/13
Ages:  10-18
Tuition:  $220.00
Open Spots:  0

This class is full!


Acting without a script? That’s Improv! This class teaches basic improvisational skills as well as improving students’ abilities to think on their feet! Students will learn how to create a scene, character, and conflict in a matter of seconds as they master the rules of improvisational acting. Upon completion of this course, students will have experience in the following areas:
  • The basic tenets of Improv
  • Thinking creatively and quickly as a team
  • Effectively initiating and navigating the necessary steps involved in creating an Improv scene
This class meets for 8 weeks prior to showcase, and so please note the 9:45 start time.
Prerequisite: Basics of Acting


Bertha Alicia Cortes

Bertha Alicia Cortes received her Bachelor's in Theatre Education from Grand Canyon University in 2015. She is currently teaching theatre at The Academies at South Mountain in Phoenix. Previously she taught grades Pre-K through 6th at Black Mountain Elementary School in Cave Creek. Bertha has been the improv coach for CYT Phoenix for two years.


Marie Tucker

This is Marie's first year at CYT and she is so excited to be making her CYT debut by stage managing the show Matilda! Marie is a graduate of Arizona State University and has a BA in theatre with her focus being in stage management. Some of her favorite shows to have worked on are Legally Blonde, Newsies, and Mary Poppins. She also works as a scorekeeper and pro-shop attendant in the hockey industry. She is a mom to two cats named Sirius and Lucy.


13832 N 32nd St, E162, Phoenix, AZ 85032