Get HYPED for HYPE at EXPO!

HYPE (High School Youth Pursuing Excellence) is the youth leadership group at CYT designed to give high school students opportunities for service, mentorship, and leadership. At EXPO, HYPE students receive additional training, collaborate with other HYPE members from across the country, and grab on to the national vision which they implement in their home Branch. Continue Reading

Interview with Amanda Jane Cooper, our 2019 EXPO Keynote Speaker!

This year, Amanda Jane Cooper will grace the EXPO stage as our Keynote Speaker! Amanda grew up just outside Philadelphia in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania. She holds a BFA in Acting/Musical Theatre from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh. On July 31st, 2017 she made her Broadway debut starring as Glinda in WICKED. Almost a year and Continue Reading

Meet the 2019 EXPO Track Directors!

Whether you’re on the Improv Track, the HYPE Track, or the Student Track for this year’s EXPO, you’re going to love our Track Directors! Read on to meet the incredible people behind your EXPO activities! Meet the Improv Track Director, Riley Taylor. Riley is an elementary teacher in Kansas City. He has been involved in Continue Reading

God and Hamilton – EXPO Speaker’s Book Release!

We absolutely cannot wait to hear from our 2018 EXPO morning speaker, Kevin Cloud, author of God and Hamilton! And guess what? His book releases TODAY for pre-orders! Not only that, but Kevin has a special bonus just for our CYT family. Check it out!! Dear Christian Youth Theater Family, Greetings! My name is Kevin Continue Reading

Tuesday Crew Day – Meet your Improvathon Crew!

Crew Days are our favorite Tuesdays. This week, we’re introducing you to your Improvathon Crew! Meet Hannah Taraschke from Fredericksburg, VA, and Gabe Bates from San Diego, CA! These two Crew interns are going to rock EXPO with Riley Taylor, our radical Improvathon Director (who is back for year two!). They’ve both been to plenty Continue Reading