The Benefits of Arts in Education and CYT@school

As a mother of 2nd grader attending a public school in Seattle, WA, I regularly wonder about the arts education my daughter is (or is not) receiving at school. I’m blessed that my daughter’s school includes of a community of arts-minded parents who volunteer their time and knowledge to the students, to ensure that the arts Continue Reading

8 Reasons to Work for CYT – by Sarah Preston, CYT Santa Cruz

After 10 years of working with kids, I can honestly say I have never been more challenged and inspired than during my time with CYT Santa Cruz. It has changed the way I think about kids, artistry, families, and ministry. Here are my 8 Reasons to Work for CYT 1. CYT makes you laugh Once Continue Reading

The importance of theatre in the educational system

Within the world of school budget cuts and standardized tests, there seems to be a never-ending debate about whether or not theatre and the arts should be incorporated into the educational system. I recently came across the below article that lists eight reasons why the arts are indeed an integral part of every student’s education. And I Continue Reading