Interview with Amanda Jane Cooper, our 2019 EXPO Keynote Speaker!

This year, Amanda Jane Cooper will grace the EXPO stage as our Keynote Speaker! Amanda grew up just outside Philadelphia in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania. She holds a BFA in Acting/Musical Theatre from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh. On July 31st, 2017 she made her Broadway debut starring as Glinda in WICKED. Almost a year and Continue Reading

Meet the 2019 EXPO Track Directors!

Whether you’re on the Improv Track, the HYPE Track, or the Student Track for this year’s EXPO, you’re going to love our Track Directors! Read on to meet the incredible people behind your EXPO activities! Meet the Improv Track Director, Riley Taylor. Riley is an elementary teacher in Kansas City. He has been involved in Continue Reading

God and Hamilton – EXPO Speaker’s Book Release!

We absolutely cannot wait to hear from our 2018 EXPO morning speaker, Kevin Cloud, author of God and Hamilton! And guess what? His book releases TODAY for pre-orders! Not only that, but Kevin has a special bonus just for our CYT family. Check it out!! Dear Christian Youth Theater Family, Greetings! My name is Kevin Continue Reading

Tuesday Crew Day – Meet your Improvathon Crew!

Crew Days are our favorite Tuesdays. This week, we’re introducing you to your Improvathon Crew! Meet Hannah Taraschke from Fredericksburg, VA, and Gabe Bates from San Diego, CA! These two Crew interns are going to rock EXPO with Riley Taylor, our radical Improvathon Director (who is back for year two!). They’ve both been to plenty Continue Reading

Tuesday Crew Day – Meet your Student Track Crew!

It’s once again Tuesday Crew Day and this week we’re introducing our Crew for the CYT EXPO 2018 Student track! This year we have two Crew Bosses on the Student Track. Meet Tyler Tafolla and Danny LaPointe! These guys are pros and have been involved with CYT San Diego for years, both on stage and behind the Continue Reading

Tuesday Crew Day – Meet your 2018 EXPO Crew!

For the next few weeks, every other Tuesday is now dubbed “Tuesday Crew Day“. Why? Because those days we’ll be introducing you to your 2018 CYT EXPO Crew! Since 2014, the EXPO Crew began as one person helping out here and there. Last year, there were 5 Crew members from various affiliates. Now, we have Continue Reading