Session: Winter 2019
Chapter:  Phoenix
Location:  CYT Studio
Time:  06:00 PM - 07:50 PM
Day:  Wednesday
Starts:  11/07
Ages:  10-18
Tuition:  $200.00
Open Spots:  9

Class Description

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
After completing this class students will be ready to audition for CYT Phoenix's Improv Team that will compete at CYT's national EXPO in San Diego in the summer. Each student who auditions for the team and gets selected is required to attend EXPO. (

Taking this class in the winter is not required in order to be eligible to audition but is encouraged. If you competed on our Improv team last year, you are not required to take the introductory course before auditions.
Prerequisite: Basics of Acting
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Bertha A. Cortes

Bertha A. Cortes received her Bachelor's in Theatre Education from Grand Canyon University in 2015. She currently teaches Pre K through 6th grade Drama at BMES in Cave Creek. She is also a company member at Brelby Theatre Company in Glendale. She is thrilled to be working at CYT!

Class Location:

20820 N 25th Place, Suite 108, Phoenix, AZ 85050