Chapter Coordinator Open Positions

The Chapter Coordinator (CC) serves Christian Youth Theater (CYT) and the local chapter during the production and/or class programming. The CC is a liaison between CYT families and CYT Chicago. They are an ambassador who upholds the mission and vision of CYT by ensuring that the Chapter classes, productions and special events run smoothly and efficiently. A good candidate for the CC role is organized with strong interpersonal and administrative skills while representing Jesus in all they do.

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Aurora Class Coordinator
Aurora Production Coordinator
DuPage Production Coordinator

Program Coordinator

Christian Youth Theater, Chicago (CYT Chicago) is now accepting applications for the position of Program Coordinator The Program Coordinator supports and assists the educational programming in achieving success with a focus on classes and camps.

A strong candidate is highly organized, detailed-oriented and customer service focused with a willingness to uphold the mission and vision of CYT by ensuring that each program develops character while pointing to the Creator. Review the job description for instructions to apply.

Sets Warehouse Assistant

Christian Youth Theater, Chicago (CYT Chicago) is now accepting applications for the position of Warehouse Assistant.  The Warehouse Assistant is responsible for ensuring the smooth and efficient operations of our sets department in implementation of over 30+ theatrical shows across a variety of venues.  

A successful candidate would be:​​ organized, dependable, outgoing, a good written and verbal communicator, servant, self-motivated, an independent worker, and a team player. Knowledge of the theatre and carpentry industries  is preferred. Must be able to lift and move heavy (50+ lbs), scenic items, be comfortable climbing a ladder, use basic tools and be on their feet the majority of the workday.  College internship opportunities considered.

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Teaching at CYT

CYT Chicago has class locations throughout Chicagoland and Southeast Wisconsin. We serve children from ages 5-18 in our theatrical classes and summer camps. CYT's classes and productions run on a trimester schedule. 

We are always looking for gifted educators in all forms of acting, singing, dancing, improv, music, technical, and more.

Directing Teams

CYT Chicago proudly produces 30 fully-staged musicals each year, with outstanding lighting, sound, sets, and costumes.  Cast sizes generally range from 45-100 kids, all between the ages of 8 and 18.  CYT shows are a unique opportunity to work with up-and-coming talent in a fun and relaxed setting, while teaching them the importance of having a professional work ethic. These shows become magic with the help of directors, musical directors, and choreographers who are creative and can communicate that creativity in a productive and positive way.

Internships

CYT has many opportunities for college internships.  Stage direction, music, choreography, costume design, set building, marketing, graphic design, administration, and more!  Working with CYT is a great way to improve your skills, grow your knowledge, and gain experience working in all aspects of theater and business.  Most internships are available as part of our directing teams but others are available in our local CYT classes and at our home office in Cary, Illinois.

For internship inquiries for directing teams, please complete the application under the Artistic Teams section listed above. For college credit internship inquiries, please email Carol at cengelhardt@cytchicago.org.

Camp Leaders

Camp staff includes professional local artists, CYT Production Artistic Teams, and theater specialists. These leaders are high energy, experienced, and love working with kids! CYT aims to hire leaders who are great role models for our students. All CYT leaders have been background checked and adhere to Christian Youth Theater's Mission and Values.