Winter Classes

Winter Session Master Classes Registration Now Open! 

Saturday,December 22nd:  How To Create A Convincing Character with Nancy Davis Booth

Saturday,January 5th :        Comedy Character Development with Todd Polestra 

$75 each 

Financial Assistance

We give consideration for scholarships to help offset the cost of classes and productions for families that meet Title One guidelines. Please visit the scholarship page for full details, deadlines for submission, and online application form.

Current Classes:

Class: Age: Chapter: Location: Day: Time: Start: End:
Comedy Character Development 12-18 Tucson
(Winter 2019)
Christ Church United Methodist Sat 9:00am - 12:00pm Jan 05 Jan 05
How To Create A Convincing Character 12-18 Tucson
(Winter 2019)
Christ Church United Methodist Sat 9:00am - 12:00pm Dec 22 Dec 22

Northwest Classes

Monday Evenings
  • Ages 5 - 7:  6:00pm to 7:30pm
  • Ages 8 - 18:  6:00pm to 8:00pm
New Life Bible Fellowship
4900 W Cortaro Farms Rd
Tucson, AZ 85742

 

Session Dates

Fall 2018
First Night of Class & Parent Orientation:  August 20, 2018
Holiday (No Classes):  NONE
Class Showcase:  October 15, 2018

Winter 2019
First Night of Class & Parent Orientation:  November 5, 2018
Holiday (No Classes):  November 18 - 24, 2018 (Thanksgiving); December 16, 2018 - January 6, 2019 (Winter Break)
Class Showcase:  January 28th, 2019

Spring 2019
First Night of Class & Parent Orientation:  March 5th, 2019
Holiday (No Classes):  March 18th, 2019 - March 24th, 2019 (Spring Break)
Class Showcase:  April 29th, 2019 

Central Classes

Tuesday Evenings
  • Ages 5 - 7:  6:00pm to 7:30pm
  • Ages 8-18:  6:00pm to 8:00pm
Christ Church United Methodist 
655 N Craycroft Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85711

Session Dates

Fall 2018
First Night of Class & Parent Orientation:  August 23, 2018
Holiday (No Classes):  NONE
Class Showcase:  October 18, 2018

Winter 2019
First Night of Class & Parent Orientation:  November 6, 2018
Holiday (No Classes):  November 18 - 24 (Thanksgiving); December 16, 2018 - January 6, 2019 (Winter Break)
Class Showcase:  January 29th, 2019

Spring 2019
First Night of Class & Parent Orientation:  March 5th, 2019
Holiday (No Classes):  March 18th - March 24th, 2019 (Spring Break)
Class Showcase:  April 30th, 2019 

Current Teachers:

Nancy Davis-Booth

NANCY DAVIS BOOTH is a nationally acclaimed soprano, teacher and director and is excited about joining the CYT team. In addition to her professional performing career, she has served on the faculties of Butler University in Indianapolis and Concordia College in Minnesota. She returned to Tucson in 2010 and taught in both the theater and music departments at Pima Community College teaching acting, musical theater, voice and directed main stage and black box productions. Her national performing credits include symphonies, opera and theater companies, headlining on cruise ships, cabaret, summer festivals, community artist series and corporate clientele. She has a Master of Fine arts in Theater and a Master of Science in Child Development, both from the U of A.


Todd Poelstra

Todd is the Advanced Program Coordinator for Theatre Arts Program at Pima Community College since 2001. He manages the four show production season and outreach projects. Todd has served in various roles over last 40 years in over 170 productions as designer, director, and producer. He has worked with a diverse group of local dance and theater companies including: Dancing in the Streets, Invisible Theatre, Borderlands Theatre, Dance Visions. In 2001 he served as Festival Technical Director for the Illinois Shakespeare Festival. Todd has taught numerous subjects at Pima CC ranging from scene design, lighting design, and theater graphics. As well, he taught stagecraft at University of AZ.