Tag Archives: CYT San Diego

10 ways to know if you’re a Theatre Kid

Tell-tale signs that you are indeed a theatre kid (and proud of it). 1. There is a pair of character shoes in your closet. And by a pair I mean one black, one nude. 2. You have an indescribable friendship … Continue reading

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Paul Russell: “Some things never change!”

[The following was contributed by Paul Russell, co-founder of CYT] There is nothing like directing a CYT show. I just finished directing Rapunzel (a new CYT original for CYT San Diego) and I have to tell you – it was messy, emotional, and bumpy. … Continue reading

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What is CYT? Travis Russell (and a video) explain.

You may have seen the new What is CYT? video circulating around the webiverse recently. It’s an awesome look into the CYT program as a whole and highlights kids from Affiliates around the country having a blast putting on various … Continue reading

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The unexpected perk of Schoolhouse Rock

Shortly after CYT San Diego wrapped Schoolhouse Rock, the Artistic Team received the below letter from a parent. Few things make us happier than to know that a CYT show is positively affecting the kids that were a part of the … Continue reading

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CYT San Diego to host students from Shanghai, China

Some performers from Shanghai children’s choir, Xin Yin, are attending CYT San Diego’s (first ever!) international summer camp. We got to catch a glimpse of some of the upcoming visitors in the below video when they performed at the Shanghai Cultural … Continue reading

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Honoring the life of the remarkable Dottie Hamann

With heavy hearts we say goodbye to a dear member of the CYT family. Dorothy (“Dottie”) Hamann passed away on Saturday, March 29th and will be remembered as – among many other things – an integral part of CYT history. … Continue reading

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The True Culture of CYT: Affecting Lives One Performance at a Time

CYT is a blessing to my prayers. In June of 2013, I lost two of my relatives from heart attacks. Major anxiety attacks put me in the Emergency Room at Kaiser, twice. I was put on medication and told to … Continue reading

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