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Welcome to Christian Youth Theater

Christian Youth Theater (CYT) is an after-school theater arts training program for students ages 4-18. Since its founding in 1980, CYT has grown to be the largest youth theater program in the nation, with Branches across the country training thousands of students a year.
 
Each Branch’s yearly calendar is made up of three ten-week sessions: Fall, Winter,and Spring. These session involves after-school classes in theater arts and the opportunity to audition and perform in a Broadway-style musical or work behind-the-scenes. Additionally, CYT offers a Summer session consisting of camps, workshops, and performance opportunities.
 
CYT stands in the forefront in its commitment to the highest ethical, moral, technical, and artistic standards of excellence. Instructors are professionals, qualified in teaching and/or performing, who understand our mission statement, values, objectives, and goals.

     Six years ago, my life changed forever. I started my very first theatre class with Christian Youth Theatre! My time in CYT brought love, laughter, and light that helped shape me into the person I am today. 
     Lots of ups and lots of downs finally brought me to Thomas Miller, another long-time CYT student. We didn't start dating until after our time in CYT and we never even did a show together! Thank God for mutual friends, a love of theatre and a passion for the Lord!
     I could go on and on about the life skills I learned through this organization like public speaking, a confidence in myself, a love of community service and so much more. I'm forever thankful.


Kaylin Miller

Something For Everyone

CYT offers classes for students ages 4-18 throughout the school year. Classes include drama, voice, dance, and behind-the-scenes training in makeup, costumes, tech, and more. Classes are held for two hours once a week and run for ten consecutive weeks in Fall, Winter, and Spring sessions. Class sizes are small and offer supervision both inside and outside the classroom. Each session culminates in a high-energy showcase to demonstrate to family, friends, and fellow students the skills acquired.

All The World’s a Stage

CYT shows are always appropriate for the entire family and are an excellent way to introduce children to the arts at a young age!
 
Enrollment in CYT classes provides students ages 8-18 the opportunity to audition for the current production. CYT Chapters produce one Broadway-style musical each session (Fall, Winter, and Spring). Students who want to be part of the show without performing can participate on the backstage crew, technical team, or as an usher.

What Are Your Summer Plans?

During the summer, CYT Branches put on week-long musical theater day camps for students ages 4-18. Camps are designed to be a fun and energetic immersion into the world of musical theater. Camps are jam-packed with games, activities, and interactive workshops that build performance skills, self-confidence, and teamwork. Typical camps include team competitions; rotations through drama, dance, and music workshops; and a concluding showcase for family and friends. Some Branches host overnight camps for older students. Through praise, worship, prayer, and daily devotions, CYT teen camps are particularly focused on spiritual growth.
 
CYT Summer Camps are all about fun, friendships, and theatrics. Camps are great yearly tradition for your child!

Current Camps:

Camp: Age: Chapter: Location: Start: End:
The Greatest Show Winter Camp - Junior - ages 10-13 10-13 North The Owen Theater Dec 26 Jan 04
The Greatest Show Winter Camp - Mini - ages 4 - 6 4-6 North The Owen Theater Dec 26 Jan 04
The Greatest Show Winter Camp - Youth - ages 7 - 9 7-9 North The Owen Theater Dec 26 Jan 04
Trinity Pines 2019 - girls 13-19 North Trinity Pines Conference Center Jun 30 Jul 05
Trinity Pines 2019 - males 13-19 North Trinity Pines Conference Center Jun 30 Jul 05

Other Ways To Get Involved!

There are many ways to be part of CYT beyond the stage! CYT programs consist of everything that is not a class, camp, or show. Some of the available programs include CYT@school, HYPE, Improvathon, and the yearly CYT EXPO.

Contribute To CYT!

CYT is a non-profit 501(c)(3) educational organization funded primarily through its tuition, ticket sales, and outside contributions. We rely on your donations to provide the necessary tools and materials to deliver top-notch programming at an affordable rate!

Calendar:

Date: Time: Event:
Mon, Sep 24 11:00 PM Class Registration Ends: North Fall 2018
Sat, Sep 29 12:00 AM "Elf Jr." Tickets Go on Sale (North)
Sat, Oct 6 11:00 PM Class Registration Begins: East Winter 2019
Sat, Oct 6 11:00 PM Class Registration Begins: West Winter 2019
Sat, Oct 6 11:00 PM Class Registration Begins: South Winter 2019
Mon, Oct 15 7:00 PM Class Registration Begins: North Winter 2019
Fri, Oct 19 7:00 PM "Disney's High School Musical" Opening Night (East)
Sat, Oct 20 2:00 PM "Disney's High School Musical" Performance 2 (East)
Sat, Oct 20 7:00 PM "Disney's High School Musical" Performance 3 (East)
Sun, Oct 21 2:00 PM "Disney's High School Musical" Final Performance (East)
Fri, Oct 26 7:00 PM "Junie B Jones Jr." Opening Night (East)
Sat, Oct 27 2:00 PM "Junie B Jones Jr." Performance 2 (East)
Sat, Oct 27 7:00 PM "Junie B Jones Jr." Performance 3 (East)
Sun, Oct 28 2:00 PM "Junie B Jones Jr." Final Performance (East)
Thu, Nov 1 12:00 AM Class Registration Begins: East Summer 2019
Thu, Nov 1 12:00 AM Class Registration Begins: West Summer 2019
Thu, Nov 1 12:00 AM Class Registration Begins: North Summer 2019
Thu, Nov 1 12:00 AM Class Registration Begins: South Summer 2019
Fri, Nov 9 7:00 PM "Elf Jr." Opening Night (North)
Sat, Nov 10 2:00 PM "Elf Jr." Performance 2 (North)
Sat, Nov 10 7:00 PM "Elf Jr." Performance 3 (North)
Sun, Nov 11 2:00 PM "Elf Jr." Performance 4 (North)
Thu, Nov 15 12:00 PM "Elf Jr." Performance 5 (North)
Fri, Nov 16 9:30 AM "Elf Jr." Performance 6 (North)
Fri, Nov 16 12:00 PM "Elf Jr." Performance 7 (North)
Fri, Nov 16 7:00 PM "Elf Jr." Performance 8 (North)
Sat, Nov 17 2:00 PM "Elf Jr." Final Performance (North)
Sat, Dec 22 12:00 AM "The Wizard of Oz" Tickets Go on Sale (North)
Wed, Dec 26 11:00 PM Class Registration Ends: North Winter 2019
Fri, Jan 4 11:00 PM Class Registration Ends: West Winter 2019
Fri, Jan 4 11:00 PM Class Registration Ends: South Winter 2019
Fri, Jan 4 11:00 PM Class Registration Ends: East Winter 2019
Sun, Jan 6 12:00 AM Class Registration Begins: East Spring 2019
Sun, Jan 6 12:00 AM Class Registration Begins: North Spring 2019
Sun, Jan 6 12:00 AM Class Registration Begins: South Spring 2019
Sun, Jan 6 12:00 AM Class Registration Begins: West Spring 2019
Fri, Feb 8 7:00 PM "The Wizard of Oz" Opening Night (North)
Sat, Feb 9 7:00 PM "The Wizard of Oz" Performance 2 (North)
Sun, Feb 10 2:00 PM "The Wizard of Oz" Performance 3 (North)
Fri, Feb 15 7:00 PM "The Wizard of Oz" Performance 4 (North)
Sat, Feb 16 7:00 PM "The Wizard of Oz" Performance 5 (North)
Sun, Feb 17 2:00 PM "The Wizard of Oz" Final Performance (North)
Sun, Mar 3 12:00 AM "Mulan Jr." Tickets Go on Sale (North)
Sun, Mar 3 12:00 AM "The Music Man" Tickets Go on Sale (East)
Sun, Mar 10 12:00 AM "Matilda The Musical" Tickets Go on Sale (North)
Wed, May 1 11:00 PM Class Registration Ends: West Summer 2019
Wed, May 1 11:00 PM Class Registration Ends: South Summer 2019
Wed, May 1 11:00 PM Class Registration Ends: North Summer 2019
Wed, May 1 11:00 PM Class Registration Ends: East Summer 2019
Fri, May 10 7:00 PM "The Music Man" Opening Night (East)
Sat, May 11 2:00 PM "The Music Man" Performance 2 (East)
Sat, May 11 7:00 PM "The Music Man" Performance 3 (East)
Sun, May 12 2:00 PM "The Music Man" Performance 4 (East)
Sun, May 12 11:00 PM Class Registration Ends: North Spring 2019
Sun, May 12 11:00 PM Class Registration Ends: South Spring 2019
Sun, May 12 11:00 PM Class Registration Ends: West Spring 2019
Sun, May 12 11:00 PM Class Registration Ends: East Spring 2019
Fri, May 17 7:00 PM "The Music Man" Performance 5 (East)
Sat, May 18 2:00 PM "The Music Man" Performance 6 (East)
Sat, May 18 7:00 PM "The Music Man" Performance 7 (East)
Sun, May 19 2:00 PM "The Music Man" Final Performance (East)
Fri, May 24 7:00 PM "Mulan Jr." Opening Night (North)
Fri, May 24 7:00 PM "Matilda The Musical" Opening Night (North)
Sat, May 25 2:00 PM "Matilda The Musical" Performance 2 (North)
Sat, May 25 2:00 PM "Mulan Jr." Performance 2 (North)
Sat, May 25 7:00 PM "Matilda The Musical" Performance 3 (North)
Sat, May 25 7:00 PM "Mulan Jr." Performance 3 (North)
Sun, May 26 2:00 PM "Matilda The Musical" Final Performance (North)
Sun, May 26 2:00 PM "Mulan Jr." Final Performance (North)
Sun, Jun 23 12:00 AM "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" Tickets Go on Sale (North)
Fri, Aug 16 7:00 PM "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" Opening Night (North)
Sat, Aug 17 2:00 PM "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" Performance 2 (North)
Sat, Aug 17 7:00 PM "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" Performance 3 (North)
Sun, Aug 18 2:00 PM "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" Final Performance (North)