An Open Letter from a New CYT Board

The following is an open letter to the CYT Community submitted by CYT Dallas-Fort Worth Board Chair, Ruth Bennett.   Dear CYT Community, During a recent trip that CYT Founders, Paul and Sheryl Russell, made to Austin, it was the pleasure of the newly-formed CYT Dallas-Fort Worth affiliate to cross their path.         Continue Reading

Building character that’s off the chart

[The following was contributed by Keith Washington,  CYT Inc. Board Member] As a parent, MBA, and entrepreneur, I wanted to make sure my kids had the opportunity to maximize on their after school time. My three kids were interested in sports, games, and music so they explored baseball, soccer, tennis, swim team, and piano over Continue Reading

How generosity is woven into the fabric of CYT

[The following was contributed by Sharon Kleinschmidt, CYT Inc. Board Member] An ice cream sundae without a cherry? Autumn without football? The Fourth of July without fireworks? Unthinkable! In the same way, CYT without generosity, is just youth theater. Last weekend, I attended the CYT Kansas City performance of Shrek the Musical with friends and family. As Continue Reading

MD/Board Tips: Board Fundraising Performance

I came across an article about Board fundraising that is a must read for BoDs in CYT. The idea comes from Create Possibility, a local business that helps organizations accelerate their impact. Here is the article, written by President Cindi Phallen: “[It’s] interesting to see some of the trends continue when it comes to boards Continue Reading