How To Set Up A New Family Account

All families will need a family account to register for classes.
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PLEASE MAKE SURE TO ADD ALL FAMILY MEMBERS AND SCROLL ALL THE WAY DOWN AND CLICK 'SAVE'.
Questions? Contact cytjnny@gmail.com.

About

CYT offers classes for children ages 6-18 throughout the school year. They are two hours in length 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.

Fall 2022 Session - Registration will open around August 1st, with classes beginning the week of September 12th. 
Cost - $215 ($195 with early bird discount)
Early Bird discount ends August 22nd.

Scholarships/Payment Plans - We will be accepting applications we receive on a needs based system. Qualifying applicants will be notified by the end of the August 22nd deadline. If your child is planning on auditioning, a payment of half the remaining balance will need to be made prior to auditions on September 16, 2022.
Please contact Jinny for help with payment plans.  

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. No refunds will be issued after your child auditions. 

 

Current Classes:

Class: Age: Chapter: Location: Day: Time: Start: End:
Advanced Vocals: Hadestown 12-18 CDA
(Fall 2022)
Canvas Church - Monday Mon 4:30pm - 6:30pm Sep 12 Nov 22
After Party Showcase Performance Class 8-18 CDA
(Fall 2022)
Canvas Church - Thursdays Thu 4:30pm - 6:30pm Sep 15 Nov 22
Ballet 10-18 CDA
(Fall 2022)
Canvas Church - Tuesdays Tue 4:30pm - 6:30pm Sep 13 Nov 22
CORE - Dance 8-18 CDA
(Fall 2022)
Canvas Church - Tuesdays Tue 4:30pm - 6:30pm Sep 13 Nov 22
CORE - Drama 8-18 CDA
(Fall 2022)
Canvas Church - Monday Mon 4:30pm - 6:30pm Sep 12 Nov 22
CORE - Drama 8-18 CDA
(Fall 2022)
Canvas Church - Thursdays Thu 4:30pm - 6:30pm Sep 15 Nov 22
CORE - Voice 8-18 CDA
(Fall 2022)
Canvas Church - Thursdays Thu 4:30pm - 6:30pm Sep 15 Nov 22
Improv 10-18 CDA
(Fall 2022)
Canvas Church - Monday Mon 4:30pm - 6:30pm Sep 12 Nov 22
Musical Theater - Hercules 8-18 CDA
(Fall 2022)
Canvas Church - Tuesdays Tue 4:30pm - 6:30pm Sep 13 Nov 22
One Act Class - Christmas Eve Chaos 8-18 CDA
(Fall 2022)
Canvas Church - Monday Mon 4:30pm - 6:30pm Sep 12 Nov 22
Our Gang - Maidens & Myths 6-7 CDA
(Fall 2022)
Canvas Church - Thursdays Thu 4:30pm - 6:30pm Sep 15 Nov 22

Curriculum


CYT offers a wide variety of classes that 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 North Idaho 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.

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!

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:

Chloe Turnbull

Chloe Turnbull is a CYT North Idaho Alumni and graduate of Coeur d’Alene Charter Academy and NIC, and has recently graduated from Grand Canyon University with a degree in Elementary Education. In the fall Chloe will be working as a 3rd grade teacher at Seltice Elementary in Post Falls. She was involved in CYT for ten years performing in over 20 shows. You may remember Chloe cast as Glinda in The Wizard of Oz, A Dream Dancer in Narnia, Snow White in Snow White and the Prince, with a favorite being a Disciple in Godspell.


Heather Renz

Heather has been a volunteer with CYT Spokane for 7 years and with CYT North Idaho for the past year. Being involved with this program has truly brought joy and an appreciation for the art of musical theater. Heather played the viola throughout school and into college but, discovered singing was her true passion. She has enjoyed being a part of church worship teams, singing for local sporting events and chorale music in college. Singing and music have been an integral part of her life and she is deeply honored to share her love with others.


Jaelyn Young

Jaelyn is a recent graduate from CYT North Idaho. She has been a part of this program since she was 10 years old. CYT has always been a super important part of her life and she has made lifelong friends here! She is so excited to be able to introduce the new generation of CYT to the art of theatre. Jaelyn is currently a full time student at North Idaho College studying dental hygiene. She is so thankful for this opportunity and super excited to get started!


Jenny Keough

This will be Jenny’s 4th session teaching at CYT. She has been involved in a few different aspects of CYT throughout the last couple of years. She has been a backstage mom when her son Javin is performing, short play director, core drama teacher, greenroom chair for Shrek the Musical and this is her first summer as a camp councelor “play in a week” director. She also played the role of Queen Constantina in CCT’s production of Cinderella. She has loved theater from a very young age and took acting, singing and dance lessons throughout her childhood. She has performed off and on through the years on TV shows and movie sets and was cast the part of Cinderella and Ariel at Disneyland in her early 20’s. She loves being part of the CYT family and her goal as a teacher is to make every kid know how important, loved, accepted and amazing they are through the experience of theater.


Paisley Siemens

Paisley Siemens 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 ten years. Along with her dance training she also has an AA in Music from North Idaho College. Paisley has loved being involved over the years in many different aspects of CYT including being a summer camp counselor and choreographer , teaching dance classes and musical theatre classes, directing shows and choreographing for both CYT and CCT productions. Paisley is also a dance instructor at Northern Dance Academy. She is extremely excited to be teaching for CYT this session and to be able to be part of a new generation of CYT students as they experience the program.


Presley DuPuis

Presley DuPuis is a proud CYT graduate who flipped over to the grown-up side and hasn't looked back since. He has gone from being the kid who would play the piano when he wasn't allowed to, to an accompanist himself. Over nearly the past decade he has worn many different hats in various CYT leadership roles including teacher, music director, director, pit musician, HYPE adviser, and improv coach. His involvement in CYT dates all the way back to 2008 with CYT North Idaho's first fully staged production: "Snow White." (where he played the Magic Mirror). Presley holds his Bachelor of Arts in Music from Eastern Washington University and currently maintains his own private music studio where he instructs in both voice and piano. He can always be found playing, teaching, and collaborating with local community theatres, schools, universities, and choirs.