My CYT Story: Another Family

The following story was submitted by Ally H. from CYT Baton Rouge for our 2017 My CYT Story Contest. Summer of 2015, my best friend and I went to a musical theatre intensive in Missoula, Montana. We created a close family that I loved and hated to leave. And I thought I could never have another family Continue Reading

My CYT Story: Voice of Dog

The following story was submitted by Alie G., from CYT Baton Rouge for our 2016 My CYT Story Contest. Most of you know how auditions work, one minute monologue, one minute song, freaking out waiting for the callback list, freaking out more waiting for the cast list etc. I did all the normal stuff when 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

Meet CYT Baton Rouge student Jackson Pierce

I’ve been on an interviewing kick lately. There are just so many rad people that are a part of the CYT family! And CYT Baton Rouge student Jackson Pierce is no exception. Do yourself a favor and read my recent Q&A with the guy whose name we’ll definitely hear again. Hi Jackson! Tell me first, how did Continue Reading

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 with your fellow actors. Sorry, parents. Actors are your people. 3. You have no shame Continue Reading