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Welcome to Christian Youth Theater!

Christian Youth Theater (CYT) is an after-school theater arts training program for students ages 4-18. CYT Chicago  is a licensed affiliate of CYT Inc. CYT is the largest youth theater program in the nation. Since its founding in 1980, CYT has grown to be the largest youth theater program in the United States, with Affiliates across the country training thousands of students a year. To learn more about CYT and to find out how to start CYT in your city visit

CYT Chicago conducts three ten-week sessions (Fall, Winter, and Spring) teaching drama, voice, dance, and specialty theatrical workshops at weekly two-hour classes. Enrolled students have the opportunity to audition and perform (or work behind-the-scenes) in a Broadway-style musical performed for the community. CYT also offers summer camps for kids ages 6-18, where they will spend a week learning musical theater skills resulting in a showcase performance for family and friends!