SEE BELOW FOR FALL '22 CLASSES!  If you are hoping to be cast in SpongeBob, please take note that there are 3 Monday rehearsals scheduled immediately after Folsom classes.  Click the PDF pulldown to view the entire '22/'23 calendar. 
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. 

CLASSES/CAMPS REFUND POLICY-
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  

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.

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!

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 - "Mission Improvable" - Combo Improv 10-18 Roseville
(Fall 2022)
Valley Springs Church Fri 4:00pm - 6:15pm Aug 26 Oct 28
Act I - Impractical Jokers - Combo Improv 10-18 Roseville
(Fall 2022)
Valley Springs Church Fri 4:00pm - 6:15pm Aug 26 Oct 28
Act I: Animals & Objects - Kids Drama 8-12 Roseville
(Fall 2022)
Valley Springs Church Fri 4:00pm - 6:15pm Aug 26 Oct 28
Act I: Broadway Bound - Our Gang 5-7 Roseville
(Fall 2022)
Valley Springs Church Fri 4:00pm - 6:00pm Aug 26 Oct 28
Act I: One Voice - Kids Voice 8-12 Roseville
(Fall 2022)
Valley Springs Church Fri 4:00pm - 6:15pm Aug 26 Oct 28
Act I: Stomp! Combo Percussion Class 10-15 Roseville
(Fall 2022)
Valley Springs Church Fri 4:00pm - 6:15pm Aug 26 Oct 28
Act I: Vocal Audition Prep - Kids Edition 8-12 Folsom
(Fall 2022)
Oak Hills Mon 4:15pm - 6:30pm Aug 08 Oct 03
Act I: Vocal Audition Prep - Teen Edition 13-18 Folsom
(Fall 2022)
Oak Hills Mon 4:15pm - 6:30pm Aug 08 Oct 03
Act II: Acting Truthfully - Meisner Intensive - Teen Drama 13-18 Roseville
(Fall 2022)
Valley Springs Church Fri 6:30pm - 8:45pm Aug 26 Oct 28
Act II: Music Theater & Partner Dance - Combo Dance 8-14 Roseville
(Fall 2022)
Valley Springs Church Fri 6:30pm - 8:45pm Aug 26 Oct 28
Act II: Theater Mask Making & History - Teen Props 13-18 Roseville
(Fall 2022)
Valley Springs Church Fri 6:30pm - 8:45pm Aug 26 Oct 28
Act II: Tread the Boards (with Movement & Style) - Teen Triple Threat Class 13-18 Roseville
(Fall 2022)
Valley Springs Church Fri 6:30pm - 8:45pm Aug 26 Oct 28
Act II: Vocal Workshop for CCT (Christian Community Theater) - 19+yrs 19-79 Roseville
(Fall 2022)
Valley Springs Church Fri 6:30pm - 8:45pm Aug 26 Oct 28

Current Teachers:

Aidan Nunn

Aidan Nunn is thrilled to be teaching at CYT Sacramento. As a CYT alumni, Aidan had the opportunity to be poured into by various CYT Teaching Artists and is excited to give back to the community in this way. Aidan has a passion for music which has lead to him learning how to play many instruments including bass, guitar, piano, percussion and drums, to name a few. He is the lead singer of Room 27 and also the Worship Leader of Student Ministries at First Baptist Church Grass Valley. Aidan has always had an appreciation for the timeless things in life, which has lead to his fascination with swing dancing. In 2018 he won the International Lindy Hop Championship in the junior division. Aidan’s love for students lead him to work for Lifeway Christian Ministry Fuge Camps this past summer to lead students in worship around the Southeast. He can’t wait to work with CYT students as he shares his love for music and dance this session.


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!


Amber Camacho

Amber Camacho is overjoyed to be teaching at CYT Sacramento this session. Amber is a CYT alumni who had the opportunity to be in over 20 productions, including CYT Sacramento’s first show Annie. As a student, she had the privilege of learning from the exceptional CYT Teaching Artists and is excited to come back to CYT in this new role. From a young age, Amber has had a passion for dance, and has been trained in ballet, jazz, tap, and hip hop. In her time as a CYT student, she had the pleasure of being Dance Captain and Assistant Choreographer of multiple productions, her favorite being Godspell. Amber’s love for students lead her to work for Lifeway Christian Ministry Fuge Camps this past summer, leading students in worship around the Southeast. She can’t wait to work with CYT students as she shares her love for dance this session.


Andrea Smit

Andrea Smit brings to CYT her years of experience as an event planner, set dresser, set designer, and props master. While getting her BA in Interior Design, she interned with CBS studios working on the sets of television shows and commercials. During the years she spent with the Foothills Theatre Company, she worked in various positions as a set dresser, set designer, props master, and assisted with costume design. She is currently the Props Committee Chair for CYT Sacramento’s Roseville productions. Her two biggest passions are creativity and kids, and she feels so blessed to have the opportunity to share her experience with the students at CYT.


Andrew Hall

Andrew Hall is a CYT alumni getting his start with CYT and theatre back in 2016. Since then he has been a part of 9 shows at CYT, and various shows elsewhere. Some of his favorite CYT shows include Les Miserables, Peter Pan, Tuck Everlasting, and Godpsell. Andrew had been a part of CYT Sacramento's competing improv teams for 3 years in a row. He is now currently studying to become an actor at American River College. He is grateful for the opportunity to come back to CYT and share what he loves with others.


Austin Nunn

Austin Mark Nunn loves being a part of the CYT Sacramento family. He graduated with his BA in Performance and Directing from Vanguard University of Southern California. A few of Austin’s favorite productions as the director and/or choreographer include, Peter Pan, Kiss Me Kate, Metamorphosis, Dancing at Lughnasa, and The Addams Family. Austin is the resident choreographer for Reality Youth show choir which has performed all over the United States. Austin has performed professionally throughout Southern California and in the greater Sacramento area. Favorite roles include the Baker in Into the Woods, Uncle Fester in The Addams Family, Elton John in The Beat Goes On (a role he originated) Joe Cable in South Pacific and Captain Phoebus de Martin in The Hunchback of Notre Dame. For his performance of First Gangster in Kiss Me Kate, Austin was nominated for the Irene Ryan Outstanding Performance Award by the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival. He is grateful for the opportunity to share his love for the arts with the students at CYT Sacramento and looks forward to all that God has in store.


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.


Jenny Guemmer

From musicals, to solo performance, to accompanying, directing or singing in choirs, Jenny has been performing most of her life. She began teaching voice and piano at Broadway Academy in Sacramento, CA, and has continued teaching for more than 25 years. She received her BA in Vocal Performance and Teaching Credential from San Jose State University. Since then, Jenny has taught general music, choir, piano and music theory at every grade level in public, private and charter schools. Jenny has been a church choir director, a founding member of The Choral Project, and has sung eight seasons with the Sacramento Master Singers. Jenny has been the vocal director for numerous youth musical theatre classes and productions, most recently with CYT Sacramento. Jenny, her husband, Pastor Scott Guemmer, and Owen Myers form the Guemmer & Myers Trio, who sing inspirational music throughout Northern California. Jenny greatly enjoys helping people grow in confidence in their musicianship, performing skills, and other God-given gifts. Her greatest joy is spending time with her husband and their two boys.


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.


Quin Baird

Quin Baird loves being a part of CYT Sacramento! He brings with him the experience of a Broadway career spanning more than 25 years in New York City. Highlights include working with Bob Fosse for more than 10 years (Dancin’, Sweet Charity), Gower Champion of 42nd Street fame (The Happy Time) and Agnes DeMille (Oklahoma, revival). Those years were a ton of fun, but Mr. Baird is living his best life right now, as a servant of the Lord, Jesus Christ, and as a husband and a father.


Samantha Odens

Samantha is an incoming sophomore at Sierra College majoring in Theatre Arts, with a concentration in directing. Since participating in CYT since 2017, Sami has performed in 8 shows, her favorite roles being the Day by Day soloist in Godspell, and Sally Jackson in The Lightning Thief, and is so excited to now be teaching alongside some of her mentors as an alumni. She has worked with kids since she was a kid herself, volunteering for Sunday school, working summer camps, and more. In addition to being a full time student, Sami is a barista at Dutch Bros. In her spare time, you will find Sami spending time with her friends, studying, or listening to music.


Staci Potter

Staci Potter has worked with kids her entire life; from preschools to Sunday schools she has a passion for seeing kids learn. She graduated with a BA from San Jose State in 2017 and moved back to the area soon after. Since moving back she has been part of the arts ministry at First Baptist Church where she has used her skills in many productions through set design, prop making, and teaching. After volunteering at and seeing many productions, she knew she wanted to join the CYT staff and was thrilled when the opportunity arose.


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.