Session: Winter 2020
Chapter:  CYT@school
Location:  North Idaho Christian School
Time:  3:30pm - 5:00pm
Day:  Tuesday
Starts:  01/14
Grades:  Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6
Tuition:  $102.00

** Registration ended March 2, 2020 at 11:00pm

Class Description

Each Tuesday NICS students can explore performing arts through acting, singing and dancing. Visual and performing arts reinforce literacy, speaking and listening. They provide natural opportunities for students to communicate, collaborate, create and critically think. 

All students in grades 1-5 are welcome. An Actors Book which includes scripts, projects, and games, a t-shirt, and 1 ticket to a CYT North Idaho Main-Stage production at the Kroc Center will be provided to your student. There are a limited number of spots available. Please let us know if your student has any special needs so we can be prepared to help meet them.

Week 1: January 14    3:30 - 5:00
Week 2: January 21    3:30 - 5:00
Week 3: January 28   3:30 - 5:00
Week 4: February  4   3:30 - 5:00
Week 5: February 11    3:30 - 5:00
Week 6: February 18   3:30 - 5:00
Week 7: February 25   3:30 - 5:00
Week 8: March 3 - 3:30 - Showcase @ 5:00 - A short performace to share some of what they've learned. 


Erin Allsup

Erin Allsup is a CYTNI alumni. She was introduced to this organization back in 2011 and performed in over a dozen shows. Behind the scenes, Erin studied various styles of dance at Northern Dance Academy. Under the direction of Nicola Hanson, she learned tap, jazz, ballet, lyrical, etc. Dance has always been a passion for Erin. She loves having the opportunity to teach others. She hopes to eventually go on to choreograph shows on the big stage.


Laurel Vanderhoof

Laurel Vanderhoof has been a part of CYT North Idaho for the last 12 years performing in about 20 shows, as well as teacher assisting, and is excited to share her experiences with the new generation of upcoming artists. She is currently working her way into traveling and seeing the world. Her love for the arts and teaching exudes in great amounts. She would love to be teaching primary education in her future. CYT has been her whole life, and Laurel is thrilled and passionate about being a kick starter for some of the next stars of the stage.


Jessica Belisle

Jessica Belisle has been the Artistic Director at CYT North Idaho for 1 year. 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, has been working with CYT since 2011 and has been on the artistic team for 15 CYT productions. 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 to feel, included, uplifted and inspired. Jessica is incredibly excited to be taking on such a delightful classic as Joseph and the Amazing Technicolored Dream Coat!

Class Location:

251 W Miles Ave, Hayden, ID 83835