My CYT Story: Always Encouraging

The following story was submitted by Micah M. from CYT San Antonio for our 2017 My CYT Story Contest. When I joined CYT San Antonio in August 2015, I was in no way what you call an “actor” or “thespian.” I was sixteen years old and had never participated in any formal drama, musical, or artistic expression Continue Reading

My CYT Story: Giving It All

The following story was submitted by Megan H. from CYT San Diego for our 2017 My CYT Story Contest. As I walked into the large front doors of the church my small piece of carefully built confidence suddenly shattered. The action of the crowded audition room overwhelmed me. Everywhere I looked I saw girls my age who Continue Reading

My CYT Story: Letting Go of the Drama

The following story was submitted by Madeline H. from CYT Sacramento for our 2017 My CYT Story Contest. Last year in the fall when I was in fifth grade, I auditioned for me very first CYT show. Before that I had only ever been in a school play but I had seen a few CYT shows and had Continue Reading

My CYT Story: Let’s Do This Thing

The following story was submitted by Riley H. from CYT Nashville for our 2017 My CYT Story Contest. Did I find out about CYT from a friend? No. Did I happen to go see one of their plays and decide I wanted to be a part of CYT? No. I Googled it like any normal person………duh. But seriously, Continue Reading

My CYT Story: Made in God’s Image

The following story was submitted by Jason J. from CYT Sacramento for our 2017 My CYT Story Contest. I first heard about CYT from my Grandmother, who loves theater. I was 13 years old at the time, and really struggling with the adjustment to the teenage lifestyle. I was surrounded by kids who were experimenting with marijuana Continue Reading

My CYT Story: Growing Confidence

The following story was submitted by Joseph R. from CYT Austin for our 2017 My CYT Story Contest. When I first started CYT I had no experience singing or dancing, and not a whole lot of acting, but I knew I wanted to act. My first audition I got really scared, to help me everybody turned around! Continue Reading

My CYT Story: There’s No Place Like Home

The following story was submitted by Emma G. from CYT Lafayette for our 2017 My CYT Story Contest. I had this dream once. I was standing alone on a stage and had to entertain a crowded auditorium by telling them a story. The dream seemed simple enough, but it got me thinking. If I had a microphone Continue Reading