CYT Atlanta Shines at the iTheatrics Junior Theater Festival

Thanks to CYT Atlanta for the below story about their recent trip to the iTheatrics Junior Theater Festival. JTF is held every Martin Luther King Jr. weekend just north of downtown Atlanta. Click here for more on this festival.  The iTheatrics JTF (Junior Theater Festival) provides an awesome opportunity to educate and expose young people to musical theatre. This past January, Continue Reading

Act, Sing, Dance, & Live!

It’s 2015! Can you believe it? One of my fave CYT mantras is “Act, Sing, Dance, Live!” I’m gonna try to do more of all of those things in 2015 and not just in the theatre! Maybe I’ll even get myself a little mug with that slogan on there as a reminder…   What a Continue Reading

CYT Atlanta teens spent a week on an island

Summer is coming to an end, and that means most of the CYT Summer Camps around the country have wrapped. But we can relive the super fun weeks through recap videos. Like the CYT Atlanta Teen Summer Camp (theme: Once On This Island Jr.) video that they posted on their Facebook page. Looks like they had a Continue Reading

CYT Atlanta alum to guest star on NBC’s Parks & Recreation

Kelly Washington is a CYT Atlanta alumni who caught the acting bug and eventually moved to Los Angeles to pursue her dream…and she’s made good on that dream. Proof: Kelly guest stars on tomorrow night’s episode of Parks & Recreation (Thursday, April 3 at 8:30pm on NBC). Kelly was nice enough to let me pick her Continue Reading

Building character that’s off the chart

[The following was contributed by Keith Washington,  CYT Inc. Board Member] As a parent, MBA, and entrepreneur, I wanted to make sure my kids had the opportunity to maximize on their after school time. My three kids were interested in sports, games, and music so they explored baseball, soccer, tennis, swim team, and piano over Continue Reading

CYT Atlanta Students and Alumni on ION TV

Set your DVRS- Mandie and the Forgotten Christmas is coming to television this December. The film is adapted from Lois Gladys Leppard’s “Mandie” book series, which boasts over 7 million copies in print. The film itself has a number of CYT Atlanta connections. CYT Alumni include Kelly Washington, who stars as the title role, and Continue Reading

The Tradition of Outstanding CYT Atlanta Shows

CYT Atlanta was recently interviewed by a local magazine, for their fall production of Shrek. According to Inside Gwinnett Mag, several programs in the Atlanta area were “forced to close their doors,” but “the tradition of outstanding, CYT-produced shows” continued, because of the students, volunteers, and creative and technical staff. Artistic Director, Pat Valleroy, said Continue Reading