Graphic & Social Media Specialist

CYT Chicago is looking for a part-time Graphic Design & Social Media Specialist who can seamlessly combine art and technology to communicate our mission. Collaborate with the Marketing Manager to create a variety of promotional materials. Duties include creating print ads, posters and fliers as well as website updates, social media promotions, t-shirt designs and custom playbill ads for our customers and families. A strong candidate is highly organized, detail-oriented and design-focused with a willingness to uphold the mission and vision of CYT by ensuring that each program develops character while pointing to the Creator.

Executive Artistic Director Opening!

CYT Chicago is accepting applicants for our Executive Artistic Director position. The Executive Artistic Director is responsible for carrying out the mission of CYT locally and envisioning the CYT brand, culture, quality, and overall experience of the CYT participant. The role provides vision and direction to produce 18 Musical Productions, 150 classes, and 6 weeks of summer camp yearly. Along with the Executive Managing Director, the Executive Artistic Director ensures that the local vision aligns with the larger vision and mission of CYT National.
 

District Seamstress

We are looking for a few seamstresses to complete project-based work. A district seamstress/tailor will be called in to help when a new costume item needs to be created or altered and a local volunteer is not available to complete the project. These positions will be independent contractor work on an as needed basis.Please submit your contact information, interest and skillset to office@cytchicago.org.

Chapter Coordinators

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.

Click the OPEN POSITIONS below for a full job description:
DuPage Production Coordinator
NW Cook Class Coordinator


HOW TO APPLY for a Chapter Coordinator position:
Email lnegrete@cytchicago.org, including a resume, detailing your interest in this position and the skills you believe you will bring to this role. 

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.