Session: Spring 2023
Chapter:  Phoenix
Location:  CYT Studio
Time:  9:30am - 11:30am
Day:  Saturday
Starts:  03/04
Ages:  8-18
Tuition:  $220.00
Open Spots:  0

This class is full!


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
  • Memorization
  • Character development
  • Introduce concept of stage business and how to integrate into a performance
  • How costumes and makeup communicate information about character
Closed toe shoes required


Gretchen Carpenter

Gretchen is a CYT Phoenix alumnus, having been involved in 24 Mainstage Productions over her ten years as a student in the program. She is a current student at Grand Canyon University where she is pursuing a BA in Theatre Education. She is grateful for CYT and blessed to be a part of the organization as a teaching artist.


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