My CYT Story: Taking on the World

The following story was submitted by Danielle R. from CYT Chicago for the 2019 My CYT Story Competition. Stepping out of your comfort zone can often have the biggest payoff. For me, auditioning for CYT was that step. It was advancing from the comfort of the day-to-day into a wonderland of experiences. I am forever Continue Reading

Dear CYT, Thank You for Changing My Life

The following story was submitted by Kaitlyn M. from CYT San Diego for the 2019 My CYT Story Competition. Dear CYT, I would like to personally thank you for changing my life. In 2016 I auditioned for Annie Jr. at San Diego’s Central County. Little did I know, that would be one of the best Continue Reading

My CYT Story: Overcoming

The following story was submitted by Isabella Y. from CYT Sacramento for the 2019 My CYT Story Competition. When I was younger my mom had to come with me to everything—every church and school event, and even places where I had friends. I was so shy and scared of everything I didn’t learn how to Continue Reading

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

My CYT Story: Giving and Receiving

The following story was submitted by Anna H. from CYT Waco for the 2019 My CYT Story Competition. CYT Waco is my family. I felt included there like nowhere else. It began to feel like family when I was at rehearsals with my mom even when I was not called. I would sit at the Continue Reading

My CYT Story: The Lonely Life of a CYT Dad

CYT is a family event, but sometimes it’s hard for the whole family to get involved. CYT Dad Ed R. from Sacramento shares some of the struggles of being a working parent who’s family is involved in CYT. Through the ups and downs, Ed knows it’s worth every second! CYT. What is this thing? My Continue Reading