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Welcome to our Newest Board Member

I am pleased to announce Dr. Daniel Wolfe as the CYT Chicago Board of Directors’ newest member. Dan is no stranger to CYT as he and his family have been active in CYT DuPage since 2011. He has also been involved in HYPE as the advisor for DuPage. With his background in law and psychology, Dan brings a unique set of skills and experiences to the CYT board. It is my pleasure to welcome Dan to the CYT Chicago Board of Directors!

Kevin Iler
CYT Chicago Board Chairman


Improvathon 2018

Come be a part of the Improvathon Program this year! Check out more information here !


Job Openings

Opening for a Graphic Designer & Education Manager. Read More


Exciting Announcement from the Board of Directors

June 17, 2017 ~ Read More


2017-18 Master Class Season Announced

  • Summer Workshop ~ Monday 5pm-8pm, July 31st
  • Winter Workshop ~ Monday 5pm-8pm, January 8th

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Welcome to our New Coordinators

We’d like to officially welcome two new staff members - Angela Corn and Janine Hayden. Beginning this Fall, Angela will be serving Kenosha as their Area Coordinator of both classes & productions. Janine will be serving NW Cook as their Area Coordinator of productions. Welcome Angela & Janine! We're blessed to have you!


Welcome to our New Executive Managing Director

The Board of Directors is happy to announce Christian Youth Theater’s new Executive Managing Director, Carol Engelhardt. Carol and her family have been involved with CYT / Spotlight for nine years participating in Lake County. She is excited for the opportunity to continue in serving the organization that has been a blessing to her family. Carol will begin on June 19. Please join us in welcoming Carol Engelhardt!

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2017 / 18 Season Announcement