Author Archives: Jessica Cortez

Through the Looking Glass

Halloween is not my favorite day. I can remember taking my young son trick-or-treating when he was a toddler. We went to a neighborhood that went all out with their decorations. House upon house had darkened their porch, made hatchets … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The World is a Stage

Castlepinesconnection.com recently put the spotlight on the CYT Denver community. CYT student Ally Fritsch told the media outlet that she loves everyone at CYT because, “they are all so friendly and accepting of others.” “For example, on my first day … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Leaders Gather In Atlanta For The National Leadership Council Conference

CYT leaders from around the country gathered in Atlanta this past weekend, for the National Leadership Council Conference.  

Posted in Events | Leave a comment

CYT Spokane Presents Willy Wonka

Roald Dahl’s timeless story of the world-famous candy man and his quest to find an heir comes to life in this stage adaptation of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, which features the songs from the classic family film Willy Wonka … Continue reading

Posted in Press Release | Tagged | Leave a comment

The Importance of an Annual Board Retreat

If you don’t already have an annual Board of Directors retreat, I suggest you plan one for 2014. January is a good month to hold the retreat. It starts the new year off with a unified group and the Artistic … Continue reading

Posted in Board Musings | Leave a comment

CYT North Idaho’s 5th Annual Play-In-A-Day Fundraiser

CYT North Idaho will host their fifth annual Play-In-A-Day Fundraiser at the Salvation Army Kroc Community Theater, 1765 W. golf Course Rd., Coeur d’Alene, ID, on January 2 & 3, 2014. In the last four years over 600 local kids … Continue reading

Posted in Events | Tagged | Leave a comment

Artistic Tip: Our Ultimate Audience

In 2010, as a new Artistic Director for CYT, I met with a guy who would become a teacher and director for CYT, as well as a family friend. When he asked about my family, I told him that my … Continue reading

Posted in Artistic Tips | Tagged | Leave a comment