Come learn the fundamentals of improvisation and SAY YES to your imagination! Students will learn creativity, critical thinking, collaboration and communication through improv games, story-making and building characters. This class creates a fun and supportive environment for middle/high school kids to start focusing on and honing their improvisation and acting skills. Will culminate in a recital that demonstrates a variety of improvisation games. Francesca Amari has been teaching and directing children’s theatre throughout the country since 1989.


Class meets Wednesdays from 3:30-5:30 pm for 6 weeks
Dates: Oct. 9, 16, 23, 30, Nov. 6, 13
Cost:  $180

About the Instructor:

Recently nominated as Best Jazz Vocalist in the 2018 Coachella Valley Music Awards, Francesca Amari is an award-winning, versatile singer who has performed at top-rated cabaret clubs from New York to Hollywood, including Birdland Jazz Club, the Metropolitan Room and the 92nd Street Y in NYC and The Gardenia, Catalina Jazz Club, The Mbar, Rockwell Table and the E Spot in Hollywood; & Martinis Above Fourth in San Diego and The Purple Room in Palm Springs; earning rave reviews for her entertaining cabaret shows. She’s toured the country with her critically-acclaimed Gilda Radner tribute since 2011; locally, performs weekly at the COPA Nightclub with The Mod Squad Variety Show. She appears regularly at such top Coachella Valley spots as Melvyn’s, PS Underground and Woody’s. Francesca also directs audiobooks and has been teaching and directing children’s theatre for 30 years.

To sign up for classes, please call the Box Office at 760-296-2966

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