Christian Youth Theater (CYT) Chicago is one of 28 CYT Branches located throughout the country. CYT Chicago offers weekly classes in voice, drama, and dance, as well as specialty theater classes for students ages 5-18. CYT Chicago typically produces more than 30 mainstage shows every year for students ages 8-18, and holds week-long camps for students 5-18 each summer. Along with classes, camps, and shows, CYT Chicago offers several other opportunities on stage and off for students and adults! CYT has many programs in place that foster theater arts in the community and we’d love for you to take part in the various initiatives that CYT has going on.

COVID-19 Information

Amid the ever-changing situation with the COVID-19 virus, please note that we will continue to follow local and facility guidelines as we continually update our programming. Here at CYT Chicago, we are trying our best to keep our community alive through in-person interactions. Online classes will be provided if in-person options do not meet local guidelines. We continue to reach out to currently registered families with notice of changes to our current programming through callboard posts, emails, and our website.

Current Shows:


Jan 27 - Jan 29

4 Performances
Willow Creek Crystal Lake
100 South Main Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
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Hononegah High School PAC
307 Salem Street
Rockton, IL 61072
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Shrek The Musical

Feb 18 - Feb 20

5 Performances
Christian Arts Auditorium
2500 Dowie Memorial Drive
Zion, IL 60099
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Prairie Lakes Community Center
515 E. Thacker St.
Des Plaines, IL 60018
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South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center
901 15th Avenue
South Milwaukee, WI 53172
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All the world's a stage,
And all the men and women merely players;
They have their exits and their entrances

William Shakespeare (As You Like It)

Rental Info

We use thousands of our own costumes, props, and sets for our productions every year. Bring your troupe's performances to life by renting from our expansive collection!