My CYT Story: Taking on the World

The following story was submitted by Danielle R. from CYT Chicago for the 2019 My CYT Story Competition. Stepping out of your comfort zone can often have the biggest payoff. For me, auditioning for CYT was that step. It was advancing from the comfort of the day-to-day into a wonderland of experiences. I am forever Continue Reading

My CYT Story: Overcoming

The following story was submitted by Isabella Y. from CYT Sacramento for the 2019 My CYT Story Competition. When I was younger my mom had to come with me to everything—every church and school event, and even places where I had friends. I was so shy and scared of everything I didn’t learn how to Continue Reading

My CYT Story: Giving and Receiving

The following story was submitted by Anna H. from CYT Waco for the 2019 My CYT Story Competition. CYT Waco is my family. I felt included there like nowhere else. It began to feel like family when I was at rehearsals with my mom even when I was not called. I would sit at the Continue Reading

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 with dripping blood and had recordings of howling and moaning. Decorating with Evil. I remember Continue Reading

The World is a Stage 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 of rehearsals for my first show, I had just barely walked in the door when Continue Reading

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 and the Chocolate Factory, presented by CYT Spokane. An enigmatic candy manufacturer Willy Wonka as Continue Reading