About Us

What is CYT?
Christian Youth Theater (CYT) is an after school theater arts training program for students ages 4-18.

Since it’s founding in 1981in San Diego, CYT has grown to be the largest Youth Theater in the nation. There are 28 branches across the country providing training to approximately 10,000 students every year.

CYT stands at the forefront in it commitment to the highest standards of excellence. Instructors are professionals, qualified in teaching and/or performing, who must understand our mission statement, values, objectives and goals. All CYT staff strive to be excellent role models.

CYT Atlanta is a licensed affiliate of CYT Inc. CYT is the largest youth theater program in the nation, with programs across the country. To learn more about CYT and to find out how to start CYT in your city visit www.cyt.org.

How CYT Works
Every season (fall, winter, and spring) CYT offers theater arts classes for children as an after school activity. CYT Atlanta will conduct three sessions throughout the school year. Drama, voice, dance and a broad spectrum of specialty theatrical classes will be available.

CYT Policy Addition:
Any student who auditions for a show is ineligible for a refund of classes.
If you are cast in a show, and then drop out of the cast, you are not able to audition for two show sessions.
The director has the discretion to limit the number of conflicts he/she will allow before the show is cast.

CYT Mission Statement:
CYT is dedicated to developing character in children and adults through training in the arts and by producing wholesome family entertainment, all of which reflect Judeo-Christian values.

CYT Values & Objectives:

  • Developing character traits and abilities in individuals including commitment, discipline, self-esteem, confidence and integrity.
  • Sustaining the family unit through direct involvement of each family members’ talents, interests and abilities.
  • Providing a quality product without compromising a wholesome environment.
  • Placing the maximum worth on people and treating each individual with respect and significance.
  • Being a Godly role model promoting the awareness of a higher accountability.

Who We Are
CYT is a non-profit 501(c)(3) educational organization which is funded primarily through its tuition, ticket sales and outside contributions.

Since CYT does not own its facilities for classes or productions, the organization works through the local community, utilizing classrooms and stages in churches and schools.

CYT is not affiliated with a church body, and people of all faiths are welcome.

Our tax id number is 82-0577887