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Concord Youth Theatre

Concord Youth Theatre, Inc., founded in 1976 as Act/Tunes, is a non-profit educational organization committed to making high-quality live theatre accessible, relevant, and memorable for young people and their families. The purpose of Concord Youth Theatre is to enrich the lives of young people by providing opportunities for them to be actively involved in the creative process through participation in a variety of live theatre experiences under the leadership of professionals.

Through our performance company productions, theatre arts classes, summer workshops and guest artist performances, CYT teaches young people skills not only essential for performance on the stage, but even more critical to their success in school, work and social settings.

CYT wishes to thank all those who have supported us through the years. As we have for our first 40 years, we will continue to strive to meet the ever-changing needs of our patrons and students! 

The Concord Youth Theatre, Inc. is a public charity and educational program recognized under IRS code 501(c)(3). All donations to this organization are fully tax deductible. Concord Youth Theatre’s tax identification number is 04-2776922.

Our Companies

Concord Youth Theatre’s performance companies provide an opportunity for young people to participate in a full-scale musical production. We are a process-oriented education program and focus on the company members working together as an ensemble. We are committed to providing an environment that is creative and educational for our students. Click here to learn more about our companies.

Our Classes

Our classes and workshops are organized by age. They are designed for both children and young adults, though in some cases they overlap. Visit our classes page for more information.

Support CYT

There are many ways to support Concord Youth Theatre: becoming a member, contributing to our on-going Annual Appeal, participating in our Take A Seat Campaign, becoming a volunteer, or providing much needed items on our wish list. Visit our support page to learn more.


Celebrating 40 Years with Our 2016-17 Season!

Here's What's Happening at CYT!

Announcing Auditions For CYT’s Young Adult Summer Show

The Young Adult company will perform three shows this summer, one straight and two musicals. All actors will be cast in the straight show (Laramie) and ONE of the musicals (Assassins, Forum).

The Laramie Project
A Funny Happened on the Way to the Forum

Auditions:  June 5 & 6, 6:30 – 9
Note: Auditions are one night only. You only need to attend one audition but must be present for the entire 2 1/2 hours. Callbacks will be held on June 7th from 6:30 – 9:30. Click here for more information.

Note: There are no rehearsals scheduled for July 2, 3 & 4. Tech for Laramie will be Friday, June 30, 6-10, Saturday, July 1, 12-4 and Wednesday, July 5, 6-10:30.

Read Throughs:  Thursday, June 8  6 -10 & Sunday, June 11 6 – 10
Rehearsals:  Sunday 4 – 8, Monday – Friday  6 – 10
Rehearsals begin Monday, June 12 and run through Friday, June 30. Tech weeks for each show will follow.
Rehearsals will be done “in rep”; the rehearsals for each show will rotate throughout the week, (for example, Monday:  Laramie 6-8pm, Assassins 8-10pm; Tuesday: Forum 6-8pm, Laramie 8-10pm, etc.)

The Laramie Project – July 6, 7,  8 at 7:30
Assassins – July 13, 14, 15 at 7:30
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum – July 20, 21, 22 at 7:30

Lest We Jest – April 1st CYT Wine Tasting Fundraiser

Thanks to all of our friends who came out to support CYT at our fundraiser this weekend! It was lots of fun!

Registration is Open for Summer Classes!

Don’t wait to hear the dreaded “I’M BORED!” from your child this summer…check out our 2017 summer classes! Summer Theater workshop opportunities are offered for young people ages 4 through grade 7.  Complete information including workshop dates, age groupings and tuitions can be found by clicking here.


CYT is proud to be a member of the following organizations: