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CYT is dedicated to developing character in children and adults through training in the arts and by producing wholesome family entertainment, all of which reflect Judeo-Christian values.
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What is CYT?

Christian Youth Theater (CYT) is an after-school children's theater arts training program for students ages 4 - 18. Since its founding in 1981 in San Diego, CYT has grown to be the largest youth theater in the nation.  It is the number one children's theater school in the nation.  It is a musical theater arts program and is a non-profit 501(c)3 educational organization funded primarily through its tuition, ticket sales, and outside contributions. CYT Houston is one of many Christian Youth Theater program affiliates across the USA training thousands of students each year.  The Christian Youth Theater of Houston, Texas has been operating for the past 6 years with an extremely positive influence on the greater Houston community.  It is a spectacular Kids theater program and families LOVE it.   Children's musical theater produces amazing broadway style musical shows around the Houston, Texas. 
Serving Houston communities such as:
  • Houston, Texas
  • Spring, Texas
  • The Woodlands, Texas
  • Conroe, Texas  
  • Montgomery, Texas
  • Tomball, Texas
  • Magnolia, Texas
  • Cypress, Texas
  • Jersey Village, Texas
  • Surrounding Areas: Willis, Texas, Waller, Texas, Plantersville, Texas, Huntsville, Texas                                                       
Although the Christian Youth Theater does not own facilities for the children's theater arts program, classes, camps or productions, the organization works through the local community, utilizing classrooms and stages in churches, schools and local theaters. Christian Youth Theater is not affiliated with a church body, and people of all faiths are welcome. 

Christian Youth Theater of Houston stands in the forefront in its commitment to the highest ethical, moral, technical and artistic standards of theater arts excellence. Instructors are professionals, qualified in teaching and/or performing, who must understand our mission statement, values, objectives and goals. The staff of Christian Youth Theater Houston strive to be excellent role models in children's musical theater arts.

Every session (fall, winter and spring) CYT offers youth theater arts classes for children as an after-school activity. Each CYT across the country conducts three independent nine week children's theater art sessions followed by a free showcase on the 10th week for families and friends.  Drama, voice, dance and a broad spectrum of specialty children's theatrical workshops are offered at the weekly two-hour classes.  Financial assistance or partial children's scholarships are available for those in need.  Children's sibling discounts for  all youth theater classes and theater camps are available to families with multiple children.  Enrolled theater students have the opportunity to work behind the scenes at the theater, or kids can audition and perform on stage in a Broadway-style musicals performed for the community,

What Does CYT Offer?

Kids Theater CLASSES
CYT offers three kids theater arts sessions around the Houston area during the school year (fall, winter and spring).  Each theater arts session consists of nine weeks of two hour classes, plus a high-energy "SHOWCASE" performed by each class for the other students as well as family and friends. Children ages 4-18 may select up to two theater classes per session. The cost for a session is currently $185 per student. A sibling/multiple registration discount is offered (second child $175, third child $165)

A wide variety of classes are offered (core classes in drama, voice, and dance, plus specialty classes which vary from session to session). CYT Houston offers small classes (usually 12-14 students) with adequate supervision both inside the classroom (teacher) and outside the classroom (CYT area coordinator).    

Classes currently meet in four areas. 

1.  In Conroe/Montgomery:  Mondays (4:45 - 6:35pm and 6:45 - 8:35 pm) at First Christian Church. 
2.  In Spring:  Thursdays: (4:45 - 6:35pm and 6:50 - 8:40 pm) at the CYT Campus.
3.  In Tomball/Magnolia: Mondays (4:45-6:35pm and 6:45-8:35pm) at Salem.
4.  In Kingwood:  Tuesdays (5:00-7:00 pm) at Christ the King Lutheran Church.


CYT is a family oriented organization dedicated to providing entertaining activities which can involve the entire family. As such, at least one parent of each student cast in the production must serve on both a pre-show and a show-week Production Committee. Without the support of parents, CYT could not produce high-quality community shows. Parents are the backbone of CYT!


CYT

• For CYT to be recognized as the best youth theater arts program in the nation.
• To make the arts as accessible to children as sports or scouting programs throughout the entire country.
• To serve as a training ground for future generations in the performing arts.
• To develop character traits and abilities in individuals including commitment, discipline, self-esteem, confidence and integrity.
• To sustain the family unit through the direct involvement of each family members' talents, interests and abilities.
• To provide a quality product without compromising a wholesome environment.
• To place the maximum worth on people and treating each individual with respect and significance.

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