Learn the basics of drama and acting in this exciting and energizing course! From theatre history to improv, this class is designed to give you a basic foundation of the world of drama.
Skills to be covered include:
Basic theatre terminology
Stage direction and blocking
Exploring theatre history and applying it in contemporary drama
Script analysis and its role in performance
Introduce concept of stage business and how to integrate into a performance
How costumes and makeup communicate information about character
Closed toe shoes required
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.