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 Wichita Goes Beyond The Arts

CYT Wichita popped up in one of their local newspapers last week. According to The Wichita Eagle, CYT Wichita is “A youth theater group that takes a different path.” Artistic Director, Linda McGinness, said she doesn’t want to make stars out of the students. She told the paper that her “heart is for them to Continue Reading

CYT Students Perform at a HopeNet Wichita Fundraiser

On September 16th, CYT students performed at a fundraiser for Hopenet Wichita. CYT Wichita students performed dance routines from “Newsies” and “The Music Man” at the “Highly Prized: HopeART 2012 Art Show.” Hopenet Wichita is an organization that “helps individuals and families experiencing cris[es].” CYT Wichita’s Business Manager, Willa Martin, said, This is a major Continue Reading

CYT Wichita Testimonial: I Feel Beautiful

CYT Wichita shared this testimonial with us. The name will remain anonymous, but her sentiment is what keeps families coming to Christian Youth Theater. “I feel beautiful. CYT is changing me- I had such low self-esteem that my mom almost [put] me in a mental hospital because I told her I didn’t wanna live anymore. Continue Reading

CYT Wichita Lands in Splurge! Magazine

CYT Wichita continues to celebrate the success of their 1st year. Congratulations!! In their August 2010 issue, Splurge! Magazine highlighted CYT Wichita’s achievements and also interviewed the family of Avery Edwards, a student from CYT Wichita. Avery has participated in every one of CYT Wichita’s productions last year and attended the very first CYT Wichita Continue Reading

CYT Wichita Praised In the Marion County Record

CYT was mentioned today in an article that ran in the Marion County Record, a local paper in Kansas City area. Larry Timm wrote about his experience with CYT Wichita- he stated becoming acquainted with the program is “a privilege”. He first became familiar with Christian Youth Theater by watching their production of “You’re a Continue Reading

Chase Community Giving: Countdown 8.5 Hours

Voting is the power of the people. Chase Community Giving is the latest of companies that lets voters decide where they should give their philanthropic dollars. Chase is giving away $5 million dollars (divvied up) to the top 106 nonprofits with the most votes. CYT National has several Affiliates who are on board. You can Continue Reading