My CYT Story: Gaining Confidence

The following story was submitted by Olivia L. from CYT Houston for the 2019 My CYT Story Competition. CYT has helped me in many different ways, but the most important and prominent way is how it has helped me overcome my anxiety. When I first joined CYT, I did not want to speak to anyone. Continue Reading

Houston On the Mend With Help From Friends

In one of our last posts, we shared how CYT’s across the nation were banding together to support those affected by the Houston flood in August. CYT families donated funds, sent cards, and offered encouragement and prayer for those who lost their homes. At the time of the hurricane, CYT Houston was in the middle Continue Reading

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

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

HYPE students are taking action this fall!

There are a million reasons to love HYPE. They’re CYT teens from around the country who are dedicated to pursuing excellence by taking on leadership roles and getting involved in the community around them. And now, their HYPE passion is about to explode all over the country this fall! Which give us all the more reason 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

How to Tell if You Might Be a CYT Parent

CYT Tucson posted a hysterical list onto their Facebook page of ways to tell if you’re a CYT parent. And by hysterical, I mean hysterically true. Thanks to Ronnie Laue Crider for hitting the nail on the head. How to Tell if You Might Be a CYT Parent If someone says, “I feel like I’m Continue Reading