We Are CYT: Family Across the Nation

In late August, on the same weekend as auditions for their fall show, CYT Houston families evacuated their homes when Hurricane Harvey flooded their city. Their homes were damaged, possessions lost, and lives were changed. But during their time of need, families from CYT Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Front Range, New York City, Waco, and Chicago all mailed letters, made donations, and sent gift cards to CYT Houston Continue Reading

Why we do it…

CYT Founders, Paul & Sheryl Russell, recently received the following letter from a CYT parent, Amy Kennard, who watched her daughter, Kylie, perform in a CYT San Diego production of Godspell. It is reprinted here (along with personal pictures ) with her permission. Enjoy! Hello Russell Clan! I didn’t get a chance to say hi Continue Reading

8 Reasons to Work for CYT – by Sarah Preston, CYT Santa Cruz

After 10 years of working with kids, I can honestly say I have never been more challenged and inspired than during my time with CYT Santa Cruz. It has changed the way I think about kids, artistry, families, and ministry. Here are my 8 Reasons to Work for CYT 1. CYT makes you laugh Once Continue Reading

A CYT exclusive interview with the star of Broadway’s Aladdin!

Get ready because this is the probably the coolest thing you’ve ever seen. CYT NYC recently interviewed Adam Jacobs who plays Aladdin on Broadway (yes, actual Broadway). They originally filmed the interview to show to CYT students in New York who were doing an Aladdin Workshop as their Fall class. But it was just too Continue Reading

Two performances of CYT NYC’s Seussical Jr sponsored by local non-profit

The students in CYT NYC‘s production of Seussical Jr! got to take part in a very special day thanks to St. Francis Food Pantries and Shelters. The local non-profit food pantry and shelter in NYC sponsored two performances of the CYT production and sent two children’s groups, Figure Skating in Harlem and Dream Charter School, to attend the Dr. Seuss-themed Continue Reading