Teachers

Susan Bertoia – Coquitlam Youth Theatre

Susan Bertoia is a Vancouver-based professional theatre artist, devisor, actor, director and teacher. Her professional directing, performance and teaching work explores poetic and pedestrian moments, while her artistic leadership has been described as “engaging, encouraging and disarming.”

An award-winning actor, Susan is a recipient of a Jessie Richardson Award for Outstanding Performance and the Gordon Armstrong Theatre Artist Award. Susan has performed with the Arts Club Theatre, Western Canada Theatre, Firehall Theatre, Richmond Gateway, Pi Theatre and Boca Del Lupo.

A graduate of University of British Columbia with a BFA in Acting, she also has advanced studies in commedia dell’arte and physical theatre from numerous international institutions including Dell’Arte School of Physical Theatre, One Yellow Rabbit and Frantic Assembly.