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


Charnette is currently starring as Angelica Schuyler in Hamilton, and they recently performed at the Boston Opera House. We couldn’t be more excited for her! Congratulations! What is it like playing Angelica in HAMILTON? It’s a dream come true to be in this show and have the opportunity and honor to play not one but 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