The Academy is thrilled to welcome Disney professional Colley Coates for a fun, hands-on class designed to help young performing students learn the art of improv through a few simple games. We will talk about what makes a great professional, and qualities the producers, casting directors, and fellow castmates are looking for when working with someone.
**Masks and social distancing required for your safety.
Instructor: Colley Coates:
Colley Coates joins The Academy Center of the Arts from the most magical place on earth, Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida. Originally from Amherst, Virginia, she started working as a performer in Disney’s Entertainment Department in 2011. During her time as a performer, she found her glass slippers, played with villains, and was seen performing in various shows and parades such as Disney’s Celebrate a Dream Come True Parade and the legendary Main Street Electrical Parade. For the past several years she has worked with Walt Disney World’s biggest yearly production Epcot’s Candlelight Processional. Currently, she is a Guest Talent Coordinator for Disney Performing Arts where she has the opportunity to work with students from all around the world.