Folsom Class Dates:  Mondays  Nov 13, 27  -   Dec 4, 11, 18  -   Jan 8, 15, 22, 29 (Showcase) 

Rocklin Class Dates: Thursdays   Nov 30  -   Dec 7, 14   -   Jan 4, 11, 18, 25 (Showcase)  

Roseville Class Dates: Fridays  Dec 1, 8, 15   -  Jan 5, 12, 19, 26  -  Feb 1 (Thurs), 2  (Showcase) 

CYT Sacramento offers classes over the course of three sessions during the school year: Fall, Winter, and Spring.  A variety of classes are offered in drama, voice, dance, and specialty classes each session. Most of the classes are small to ensure personal attention and growth. At the end of a CYT session, students will come away with improved skills in the area of emphasis. 

Classes may include but are not limited to:
  • Our Gang (Ages 5-7) 
  • Dance/Movement
  • Drama 
  • Voice
  • Musical Theater
  • Auditions and Callbacks 
  • Comedy and Improv 
  • Technical Theater; such as Makeup, Set Design, etc.
  • Stunts and Combat.
Classes are held once a week for two hours over a period of eight to ten weeks. The session culminates with a showcase in which each class performs a brief prepared presentation, showcasing what they have learned over the session. Every CYT student participates in the Class Showcase!  

Students aged 8 – 18 who are enrolled in a class have the opportunity to audition for a CYT Broadway-style musical! Younger students may serve as ushers at CYT shows, and students ages 14 and up may work on a backstage crew. Visit the Shows page for more information on auditions. 

NO REFUNDS OF ANY KIND OR CHANGES 2 weeks before the first day camp/class begins. Prior to 2 weeks a $25.00 cancellation fee per class is applied to refunds. Refunds are returned to the original form of payment. Camp/class changes are subject to availability. Tuition must be paid in full in order to register online for camp/class.
If you are in need of financial assistance, please submit your application to ensure it is reviewed before registration opens.  Scholarship Information and Application  


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.


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!

How to Register

Set up a Family Account before you register for classes:
  1. Click on the "person" icon at top right corner of our website (to right of "DONATE" on any page).
  2. Click on "NEW ACCOUNT" in the pop up window.
  3. Fill out the information required, with the parent's info first.
  4. To add a child to the account, click on the +Family Member button.
If you are already have a Family Account, then (while logged in) follow these steps:
  1. Go to the "Classes" page
  2. First select your "Student's Age"
  3. Click on the Class Name of your choice
  4. Click on the "Register Now" button
  5. Select the family member that will be in the class
  6. You will now have an option to sign up for audition times. Auditions are not required.
  7. If you don't sign up now, you will have that option later in your family account.

Current Classes:

Class: Age: Chapter: Location: Day: Time: Start: End:
Act I: Acting Techniques for Expressive Singing - Teen Voice 13-18 Folsom
(Fall 2023)
Oak Hills Mon 4:15pm - 6:30pm Aug 07 Oct 02
Act I: Musical Theater Dance for Kids 8-12 Folsom
(Fall 2023)
Oak Hills Mon 4:15pm - 6:30pm Aug 07 Oct 02
Act I: Tap for Teens - Teen Dance 13-18 Folsom
(Fall 2023)
Oak Hills Mon 4:15pm - 6:30pm Aug 07 Oct 02
Act I: Unsung Disney - Kids Voice 8-12 Folsom
(Fall 2023)
Oak Hills Mon 4:15pm - 6:30pm Aug 07 Oct 02
Act I: Broadway Bound - Our Gang 5-7 Roseville
(Fall 2023)
Valley Springs Church Fri 4:00pm - 6:00pm Aug 18 Oct 27
Act I: Broadway Bound - Our Gang 5-7 Rocklin
(Fall 2023)
Bayside Adventure Thu 6:00pm - 8:00pm Aug 17 Oct 12
Act I: Character & Combat - Kids Drama with a Pinch of Stage Fighting 8-12 Roseville
(Fall 2023)
Valley Springs Church Fri 4:00pm - 6:15pm Aug 18 Oct 27
Act I: Classical Musical Theater Dance for Teens 13-18 Rocklin
(Fall 2023)
Bayside Adventure Thu 6:00pm - 8:15pm Aug 17 Oct 12
Act I: Hip Hop/Broadway Mash Up - Kids Dance 8-12 Rocklin
(Fall 2023)
Bayside Adventure Thu 6:00pm - 8:15pm Aug 17 Oct 12
Act I: Sing! - Kids Voice 8-12 Roseville
(Fall 2023)
Valley Springs Church Fri 4:00pm - 6:15pm Aug 18 Oct 27
Act I: Sing! - Kids Voice 8-12 Rocklin
(Fall 2023)
Bayside Adventure Thu 6:00pm - 8:15pm Aug 17 Oct 12
Act I: Theater Acting for Dramatic Kids - Kids Drama 8-12 Rocklin
(Fall 2023)
Bayside Adventure Thu 6:00pm - 8:15pm Aug 17 Oct 12
Act I: Uh Five, Six, Seven, Eight! - Teen Dance 13-18 Roseville
(Fall 2023)
Valley Springs Church Fri 4:00pm - 6:15pm Aug 18 Oct 27
Act I: What Measure? Music Fundamentals for Singers - Teen Edition 13-18 Roseville
(Fall 2023)
Valley Springs Church Fri 4:00pm - 6:15pm Aug 18 Oct 27
Act II: CCT - Sharpen Your Singing Skills 19-79 Roseville
(Fall 2023)
Valley Springs Church Fri 6:30pm - 8:45pm Aug 18 Oct 27
Act II: Dynamic Dance - Kids Dance 8-12 Roseville
(Fall 2023)
Valley Springs Church Fri 6:30pm - 8:45pm Aug 18 Oct 27
Act II: Hair & Makeup Intensive for Theater - Combo Specialty 11-18 Roseville
(Fall 2023)
Valley Springs Church Fri 6:30pm - 8:45pm Aug 18 Oct 27
Act II: Hair & Makeup Intensive for Theater - Combo Specialty 11-18 Folsom
(Fall 2023)
Oak Hills Mon 6:10pm - 8:30pm Aug 02 Oct 30
Act II: Scenework Drama Intensive - Teen Drama 13-18 Roseville
(Fall 2023)
Valley Springs Church Fri 6:30pm - 8:45pm Aug 18 Oct 27
CYT@School - Adventure Christian School 7-12 CYT@school
(Fall 2023)
Adventure Christian School Thu 3:00pm - 5:00pm Oct 05 Nov 16

Current Teachers:

Alex Keyes

Alex is a student at American River College pursuing a degree in theatre arts. Alex is a CYT alumni and is thrilled to be back as a teacher! Working with kids has always been a source of joy throughout her life as she has grown up volunteering in nurseries at church and surrounded by a small army of cousins. Alex has loved theatre since she was 8 years old, and has since performed with a myriad of companies from her hometown of Auburn and in the greater Sacramento area. Alex spent two years on the CYT improv team and has now ventured out into the improv community at American River College. She is so pleased to share her love of improv and be immersed in the CYT community once again to share the wonders of Yes, and!

Alyssa Flores

Alyssa Flores grew up in a performing arts household where dancing and music were ever-present. She has been immersed in performing arts for 17+ years in musicals, church productions, dance competitions and school rallys, but theatre is her personal favorite where she gets to pursue singing, dancing, and acting all at once! Alyssa is a trained dancer with her favorite opportunity of performing in the 2017 ESPN Humanitarian Awards with her Dance Team. Alyssa is also a trained vocalist and has recorded at Sony Picture Studios as a soloist and Skywalker Ranch with the Jessup University Choir and Orchestra. She now holds a BA in Digital Communication and Design with a minor in Bible and Theology as she just graduated from Jessup University! When not dancing through life, you can find her leading worship at various youth groups and churches with her friends or with a camera in her hand capturing all the beautiful candid moments of life as a photo and video journalist. Most importantly, Alyssa loves serving in any way she can with her gifts and talents and spreading joy and light everywhere she goes!

Cindy Stanley

Cindy has been choreographing, directing and teaching in the greater Sacramento area for over 35 years. She got her start in church were she directed and choreographed several Christmas and Easter shows. Cindy has worked with several local theatre companies in the past 15 years including, Sacramento Performing Arts, Sacramento Theatre Company, Rocklin Youth Theatre, Lincoln Theatre Company and New Star Children’s Theater. Cindy loves working with children and seeing them learn and grow. She is excited to start a new adventure working with CYT - she is looking forward to new connections and new experiences!

Dani Clayton

Dani has been thrown into the arts since she was four. Her adoration for story telling has driven her through life and has only grown with her. After graduating from CYT, she studied locally at Sierra College, and then continued on to get her Bachelor's in Theatre Arts at CSU Long Beach. Her passion for the arts and her nurturing nature has lead her to teaching. She's grateful for CYT and all the memories she made as a student, and she is looking forward to the new ones that are just around the corner!

Denise Bueno

Denise has worked in musical theater (member Actor’s Equity Association) and as a member of Actor’s Co-op (Hollywood Presbyterian Church). Her leading roles include MOST HAPPY FELLA, INTO THE WOODS, SPITFIRE GRILL, 1776, WEST SIDE STORY, BRIGADOON, and the final cast of GLORY OF EASTER (Mother Mary) at the Crystal Cathedral. She has traveled the world performing on cruise lines. Prior to that, she taught and directed theater at an LA Christian high school, and was a four-time Southern California Educational Theater Award recipient. Currently, she co-owns Ocean Avenue Entertainment, a boutique film distribution company, with her husband Chris, and is mom and teacher to their son.

Iris Dahlstrom

Iris is so excited to be teaching at CYT. She is a CYT alumni, and has been involved and been in love with theatre since she was young. She has been providing childcare in one form or another for about 5 years. She is so excited to teach the youngest members of the CYT family!

Jeanette Hall

Jeanette Hall has been a CYT Mom since 2016. She has been on many different parent teams and driven countless miles to and from rehearsals and performances. With a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from CSUS and a teaching credential from Simpson University, God has led her to join the Teaching Staff at CYT. Jeanette has performed in many musicals over the years both at CSUS and in the community. Some of her favorite roles include Newsboy in Working, Elsie Darling in Very Good Eddie, and Peter in Peter Pan. She currently works for a local construction company in Labor Compliance. CYT gives her the opportunity to use her education and experience to help students learn to glorify God through the arts.

Jessica Sunsdahl

Jessica is a CYT alumni of 10 years and is very excited to be teaching the Our Gang class this Fall. A Decathlon graduate, performing from the age of 9, she has been involved in almost every aspect of theater and is extremely passionate about the Arts. Jessica has had the pleasure to teach in the CYT@School program, directing/choreographing showcase versions of The Lion King and Mary Poppins. She is looking forward to pursuing a new direction after stage managing the last few years, and is very excited to be the Choreographer for Charlotte's Web this Fall!

Kaytlin McIntosh

Kaytlin McIntosh is so excited for the opportunity to be a part of the CYT Sacramento family as an instructor. She began taking American Sign Language classes in 2011 at Sierra College. This was where she fell in love with Deaf culture and sparked her passion for the Deaf community. After finishing Sierra College, she transferred to California State University Northridge, where she graduated with her BA in Deaf Studies in 2017. Currently Kaytlin works as a teacher's aid in an elementary school classroom with Deaf and Hard of Hearing students. Kaytlin was added to the CYT Sacramento family for the 2018-2019 season when she had the opportunity to stage manage Dear Edwina, Jr. She is delighted to both teach and stage manage this season with CYT Sacramento and see what God has for this season.

Kim Dahlstrom

Kim has enjoyed doing hair and makeup since her early teens, and got her Cosmetology License at the peak of spiral perms, mullets and big hair. Her decade of professional experience included working as a hair stylist, teaching hair cutting techniques, doing makeup for a local photographer and competing in local and national hairstyling competitions. It has been her pleasure to volunteer on the hair and makeup team at CYT. She loves the challenges, such as learning to style wigs, create hair pieces like Queen Victoria's bun for the show A Little Princess, and how to create bruises. Most of all, Kim really enjoys getting to know the students and helping them bring their role to life. She is excited to share her skills with the creative, adventurous students at CYT.

Lydia Sandy

Lydia Sandy is a graduate student at the University of Notre Dame earning her master of education through the Alliance of Catholic Education program. She currently works as a 4th-grade teacher at St. John Vianney Catholic School in Rancho Cordova, CA. Lydia graduated from Santa Clara University in 2023 with a BS in Child Studies and Religious Studies with a minor in Urban Education. She was born and raised in San Diego and grew up as a CYT/CCT kid from 5-18! At CYT San Diego she participated in over 15 shows and worked as a summer camp counselor. Her passions include Irish Dancing, tap dancing, and going on a Disney Cruise! She is grateful for this opportunity to give back to the program that shaped her into a better person today and is excited to join the CYT Sacramento family!

Maximillian Schofield

Max performed his very first CYT show back in 2021 as a college freshman. He immediately fell in love with the art form and is now pursuing his bachelor's degree through William Jessup University in theater with a concentration in acting. He is currently in his junior year of college and has participated in a number of Jessup theater productions, including the Three Musketeers, The Wizard of Oz, and the Music Man. He has taught drama within multiple CYT summer camps, as well as through CYT@School. Max loves to teach and he loves the Lord even more. He is also a big fan of physical fitness and playing video games or reading in his free time. Some of his favorite books include the Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, Sherlock Holmes, and the Old Man and the Sea. Max is always excited to have the opportunity to teach what he loves to others, and to spread the Word of God while doing it.

Michelle Winberg

Michelle Winberg holds a BA from Vanguard University of Southern California in Psychology with a Minor in Music. She started performing when she was 5 years old and fell in love with all performing arts. Throughout her life, she has trained in dance, voice, and various other performing skills. She got involved in a theater company in Southern California where she performed in countless musicals, including Hairspray, The Music Man, and Annie. While she was in college, she continued her musical training and was selected to be in a specialized quartet, focused on excellence and performance in special events. Additionally, she worked at Disneyland in many different performing roles, starting as a character performing and moving up to management, learning lots along the way about various avenues in Entertainment. Since moving to Folsom with her husband Kyle and dog Wolf, she continued her education at Sacramento State University, where she earned her teaching credential. She currently works as a Middle School Math and Music Teacher in Sacramento, sharing her love of the arts in a different environment. She is so excited for this opportunity to work with CYT!

Shelley Crowley

Thais Doyle

Thais Doyle is a native Californian and was raised in the Bay Area. She graduated from San Jose State University with a B.A. in Music Performance and Music Education with an emphasis in voice, piano and choral music. She went on to receive her Masters degree from Hope University in Southern California in Worship Ministry administration and leadership. Thais has spent almost thirty years teaching piano and voice lessons and working with bands and choirs of all ages in church, school and theater settings. She is currently serving as a Worship Arts Director at First Baptist Church in Fairfield, CA. Thais has most recently served on the board of directors for Tracy Repertory Theater and had the privilege of serving as the musical and vocal director for their 2014 to 2020 seasons. Thais is excited to join the teaching and directing staff at CYT.

Wendy Hoover

Wendy Hoover has worked professionally as a singer, actor, and violinist for more than 20 years. A proud member of the Screen Actors Guild and Actors’ Equity Association, Wendy’s love for the theater was sparked when she first took to the stage as one of the original students in the founding years of CYT San Diego. She co-founded CYT Sacramento in 2012 and has enjoyed directing, music directing, teaching classes and choreographing in CYT’s Roseville and Auburn Chapters. Beyond CYT, Wendy studied at the University of New Mexico, where she earned a degree in Music with an emphasis in voice. After gaining experience in dinner theater, cabaret, musical theater and opera, Wendy returned to Southern California and went on to play lead and supporting roles in theater, television, and film. Some highlights of Wendy's career include roles in the Hallmark Movie, Santa Jr., the world premiere of Current Nobody at the La Jolla Playhouse, Alice in Alice in Modernland at Sledgehammer Theater and Christine in The Phantom in Concert, at the Santa Fe Music Hall. She starred in the one woman show, Marilyn...Sleepless Nights, playing Marilyn Monroe, at the American Theater in Kansas City. She has also worked as a principal actor in a number of national, regional, and local commercials. As a violinist, Wendy played for I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change for productions at San Diego Repertory Theatre and Starlight, and also for several productions of A Christmas Carol at The Rep. Wendy moved to the Sacramento area in 2010 and is excited to bring her love of the stage and passion for developing character to a new generation of aspiring actors.