Session: Fall 2019
Chapter:  Fredericksburg
Location:  New City Fellowship
Time:  6:00pm - 8:00pm
Day:  Tuesday
Starts:  08/20
Ages:  13-18
Tuition:  $210.00
Open Spots:  2

** Registration ended August 26, 2019 at 6:45pm

Class Description

So you know the basics of improv, but now what? Come learn techniques to take your improv skills to the next level and be a PRO. This class will push you to advance your listening skills and creativity.
This class will also be used as training and preparation for Improv Team auditions in the winter. CYT Fredericksburg’s Improv Team will compete in San Diego at the annual CYT EXPO Improv competition in June 2020. This class is not a requirement for winter auditions.

Prerequisite: Must have previously taken one improv class/camp taught by Amanda Serpas or Hannah Taraschke.


Amanda Serpas

Amanda is the Worship Pastor at River Of Life Worship Center where she has been serving in worship ministry since 2009. Amanda studied theater and acted professionally in Chicago before transitioning to ministry. Amanda has been involved with CYT for several years and has taught a variety of classes and camps. She feels incredibly blessed to use her theater experience to pour into the next generation. Amanda’s favorite form of acting is improv and she’s excited to teach this class And watch these students grow as actors and stretch themselves in a new way. Amanda is a wife to her wonderful husband, Raul and mommy to Emilio and Ari. Amanda also co-owns a makeup artistry company, loves pugs and traveling to new places.


Hannah Taraschke

Hannah Taraschke is a theatre director and performer, specializing in musical theatre and improvisational acting. Hannah has been working for CYT Fredericksburg since 2013 as a camp counselor, teacher, improv coach, stage manager (“You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” and “High School Musical”), and Director (“Mulan Jr.”, and “Frozen Jr.”). She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Franciscan University. Hannah has studied improv since the age of 12 and has competed nationally, going on to coach competitive improv teams. During her time at university, Hannah directed and choreographed “She Loves Me”, “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown”, and “Seussical” and wrote her Senior Thesis on Drama Therapy for children. Hannah is CYT’s biggest fan and had the opportunity to work alongside the founders of CYT for the past 2 years at CYT Headquarters in San Diego at the annual CYT EXPO. Hannah has a huge heart for children and plans to pursue a career in drama therapy. She plans to continue directing and working with children all while striving to share the love of Christ in every aspect of her life and career.

Class Location:

200 Prince Edward Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22401