In late August, on the same weekend as auditions for their fall show, CYT Houston families evacuated their homes when Hurricane Harvey flooded their city. Their homes were damaged, possessions lost, and lives were changed. But during their time of need, families from CYT Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Front Range, New York City, Waco, and Chicago all mailed letters, made donations, and sent gift cards to CYT Houston Continue Reading
CYT Founders, Paul & Sheryl Russell, recently received the following letter from a CYT parent, Amy Kennard, who watched her daughter, Kylie, perform in a CYT San Diego production of Godspell. It is reprinted here (along with personal pictures ) with her permission. Enjoy! Hello Russell Clan! I didn’t get a chance to say hi Continue Reading
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
Get ready because this is the probably the coolest thing you’ve ever seen. CYT NYC recently interviewed Adam Jacobs who plays Aladdin on Broadway (yes, actual Broadway). They originally filmed the interview to show to CYT students in New York who were doing an Aladdin Workshop as their Fall class. But it was just too Continue Reading
CYT Tucson is premiering The Addams Family on October 17th, and they’ve been making press rounds in anticipation of the opening. Members of the cast were recently featured on a morning talk show in Tucson. Check them out in the video below! Tickets for The Addams Family can be purchased HERE.
The following blog post was written by the CYT San Diego (North County Inland) Area Coordinator Katrina DeRoche. And if you’re in the mood to read truly beautiful insights on the pseudo-families that CYT creates, then today is your lucky day. Meet the Beineke Family. That’s mom (Alice) & Dad (Mal)…eldest son Lucas is wearing the Continue Reading
The students in CYT NYC‘s production of Seussical Jr! got to take part in a very special day thanks to St. Francis Food Pantries and Shelters. The local non-profit food pantry and shelter in NYC sponsored two performances of the CYT production and sent two children’s groups, Figure Skating in Harlem and Dream Charter School, to attend the Dr. Seuss-themed Continue Reading