How To Set Up A New Family Account

All families will need to register for a new account on our new website. Here's a handy tutorial to walk you through it. Questions? Contact CYTJinny@gmail.com.

Current Classes:

Class: Age: Chapter: Location: Day: Time: Start: End:
Comedy 8-18 CDA
(Spring 2019)
CYT North Idaho Campus - Wednesdays Wed 4:15pm - 6:15pm Mar 20 Jun 04
CORE - Dance 8-18 CDA
(Spring 2019)
CYT North Idaho Campus - Thursdays Thu 4:15pm - 6:15pm Mar 21 Jun 04
CORE - Drama 8-18 CDA
(Spring 2019)
CYT North Idaho Campus - Wednesdays Wed 4:15pm - 6:15pm Mar 20 Jun 04
CORE - Voice 8-18 CDA
(Spring 2019)
CYT North Idaho Campus - Tuesdays Tue 4:15pm - 6:15pm Mar 19 Jun 04
crew for Wizard of Oz 0-0 CDA
(Spring 2019)
CYT North Idaho Campus - Tuesdays Tue 4:15pm - 6:15pm Mar 19 Jun 04
Dance Styles & Techniques 12-18 CDA
(Spring 2019)
CYT North Idaho Campus - Tuesdays Tue 4:15pm - 6:15pm Mar 19 Jun 04
Improv Team 10-18 CDA
(Spring 2019)
CYT North Idaho Campus - Thursdays Thu 4:15pm - 6:15pm Mar 21 Jun 04
Musical Theater - Anastasia 8-18 CDA
(Spring 2019)
CYT North Idaho Campus - Tuesdays Tue 4:15pm - 6:15pm Mar 19 Jun 04
Our Gang - Munchkinland 6-7 CDA
(Spring 2019)
CYT North Idaho Campus - Tuesdays Tue 4:15pm - 6:15pm Mar 19 Jun 04
Senior Follies 17-18 CDA
(Spring 2019)
CYT North Idaho Campus - Thursdays Thu 4:15pm - 6:15pm Mar 21 Jun 04
Set Design & Prop Making 8-18 CDA
(Spring 2019)
CYT North Idaho Campus - Thursdays Thu 4:15pm - 6:15pm Mar 21 Jun 04

About

CYT offers classes for children ages 6-18 throughout the school year. Classes are held for two hours once a week and run for ten consecutive weeks in Fall, Winter, and Spring sessions. A variety of classes are offered in drama, voice, dance, and specialty classes that vary per session. Most of the classes are small to insure personal attention and growth.

At the end of a CYT session, students will come away with improved skills in the area of emphasis. During the last week of class, a high-energy showcase is presented by each class to demonstrate to other students, family, and friends what they have learned.

Refund Policy - Refunds are subject to a $25 processing fee, and a prorated fee for classes attended. No refunds will be issued after the second week of class or to students who audition for the sessions show.

Scholarships Available (up to 50% off) - Deadline for Spring is March 5th. 

Curriculum


CYT offers a wide variety of classes, and they all enable students to gain valuable theater arts training, develop confidence and make friends! There are currently over 50 different curriculum materials available in a variety of musical theater areas. CYT San Diego offers classes in acting, dancing, and singing, as well as specialty classes. Specialty classes include curriculum such as special effects makeup, prop making, theater tech, and more! Please note these classes vary per session.

Teachers

A CYT Teacher’s mission is to train and instruct students in such a way as to promote the development of character, self-esteem, and confidence. CYT teachers are qualified and experienced in the area in which they teach. They have been trained in the CYT methods of instruction and agree with the CYT values and outcome goals.  All CYT teachers have been background checked and adhere to our CYT Mission and Values. Our teachers truly care about their students and provide a constructive and fun environment for them to learn.

Current Teachers:

Bonnie Throckmorton

Programs Coordinator
Bonnie has a Degree in Vocal Performance and Communication. As a Vocal Performer her most memorable performance was by far her two trips to Carnegie Hall. Bonnie has acted for over 17 years in many community theater company's including Magenta Community Theater in Vancouver WA, Grace Community in Houston TX, CCT, Coeur d' Alene. She has over 20 years of dance; her favorite form of dance is Hip Hop, and Ballroom. She has also worked with children in many capacities including teaching, directing, and coaching. Her love for the Lord and kids is why she is here. "God gave us these talents, let's use them for His Glory. It's all His stage."


Brandon Miller

Brandon Miller has been living in CDA his entire life. At first he didn't have any interest in the arts. He enjoyed stories though, and his brother saw that and pushed him to see a performance. After the performance he fell in love. He did what ever it takes to be in any of the shows. He has competed in many drama competitions placing fourth for a solo serious entry and eighth for a Ensemble Humorous entry. Brandon has taken a few classes for acting and is excited to be teaching Comedy!


Erin Allsup

Erin Allsup is a CYTNI alumni. She was introduced to this organization back in 2011 and has been in numerous shows in the area. Audiences might remember her as the Ghost of Christmas Future in A Christmas Carol and Fiona in Shrek the Musical She studies dance at Northern Dance Academy and has been dancing since a young age. She has helped assist CYT summer camps in the past and has even helped choreograph one. Erin is very excited to get the opportunity to teach children her passion.


Halle Schmitt

Halle Schmitt is ecstatic to be teaching Our Gang! She joined CYT in 2015, with her first show being "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang." Other past CYT performances include: Emily in "A Christmas Carol" and Dragon in "Shrek the Musical." She has performed with different local theaters. Was last seen as Holly in "The Wedding Singer" with LCP and Yonah in "Children of Eden" with ACT. She has been in professional traveling educational shows and is currently working on another one. Make sure to catch her in her last CYT show in "Godspell" as a Disciple! Halle can't wait to teach your child about how fun theater can be!


Jessica Belisle

Artistic Director
Jessica Belisle is ecstatic to be the new Artistic Director of CYT North Idaho! Jessica is a CYT Spokane Alumna, her love for theater started when she was 8 years old and she saw her first CYT show, Sleeping Beauty. Jessica studied History and Theater at Carroll College in Helena, Montana and has been working with CYT since 2011 as a Production Intern, Intern Artistic Director, HYPE Adviser, Camp Director, Teacher, and Director. Jessica firmly believes that through theater arts education a student can develop greater self-awareness, empathy, discipline, teamwork, focus, passion, joy and confidence. Her goal is to cultivate an environment where every class, every production, every interaction, allows each student passing through CYT’s doors feel, included, uplifted and inspired. She hopes that the vibrant CYT culture will build each student’s skills and provide opportunities for those skills to be grown.


Paisley DuPuis

Paisley DuPuis is a CYT North Idaho alumni, her first show with CYT dating back to 2008. As well as being involved in CYT Paisley is also a trained dancer and has taken classes in ballet, jazz, lyrical, tap and hip hop and has been teaching dance for the past four years. She is currently finishing her AA in music at North Idaho College. Paisley has loved being involved over the years in many different aspects of CYT including being a CYT camp counselor and choreographer the last three summers and choreographing last spring show. She is very excited to be teaching for CYT this session and to be able to be a part of a new generation of CYT students experience in the program.


River Hopkins

River Hopkins has years of experience in stage management and technical theatre. She started working in greenroom years ago when her daughter auditioned for and was in her first show. She then moved from greenroom to house to tech. Since then she has worked with CYT Spokane, North Idaho, ACT, LCP, LLT, and CST. She looks forward to sharing her knowledge and passion with the wonderful kids here in North Idaho.


Robert Tombari

Hello! My name is Robert! I guess this is where I tell you about myself. I have been a huge theatre fan for years. I graduated from Boise State University in 2014 with my B.A. in Theatre Performance. I recently, just last year, received my Masters of Fine Arts in Acting from The Royal Birmingham Conservatoire based in Birmingham, England. I have worked exstensively in both performance and technical side of theatre. For about 5 years I worked as a stagehand at The Morrison Center for The Performing Arts during my Undergrad. I am excited to be joining the CYT family and look forward to meeting as many of you as possible!


Trenton Klinkefus

Trenton Klinkefus is a 21 year old CYT alum. He started CYT when he was 13 years old and has been involved ever since. While a student at CYT, Trenton performed many roles including Scrooge in A Christmas Carol the Musical, Gomez in The Addams Family Musical, Snail in A Year With Frog and Toad and Mendel in The Fiddler on the Roof. He now appears in local community theater as much as possible. Trenton loves theater and wants to show your kids how to love it too!


Showcase

Parents, friends, and relatives are invited to attend CYT's Showcase performance on the last day / evening of classes, free of charge! Showcase is the grand finale of each session of classes, at which every class makes a 5-10 minute presentation of something they have learned and rehearsed during the session. Don't miss the action!