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Cultivating an Inclusive Learning Environment for all Youth​

Chandler Youth Theatre

Producing plays, Improv, Acting Classes, and Lessons
in Downtown Chandler

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SHREK THE MUSICAL JR. (Tuesday/Thursday cast)

Ages 6-16 
Registration includes: Cast T-shirt, Scripts, and live in-person training from our vocal, acting, and dance instructors. EVERYBODY GETS A PART! **Our productions fill up fast. Out of respect to our staff and students, no refunds or credits will be given if you are unable to participate.
Auditions: JUL 16th
Rehearsals (subject to change): Tuesday/Thursday 6p-8p July 18, 23, 25, 30
Aug 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29
Sept 3, 5
Tech Week: Sept 9-12
Performances: Sept 13, 14, and 15th

 

No experience necessary
Inclusive – Everybody gets a part
Limited Class Size
Easy schedule
No parent volunteer hours

Your child will gain confidence through the skills of acting, improv, singing, dancing, and working as an ensemble. Enroll in Musical Theatre Kids Club (20 student limit).

$129/month** Location of shows are subject to change. Students will be asked to provide some basic costume pieces.

Frozen Kids (Thursday Cast)

Ages 6-12
Rehearsals: Thursdays 4:30p-6p
STARTS: Aug 8
REHEARSALS: Aug 15, 22, 29
Sep 5, 12, 19, 26
Oct 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
Nov 7, 14, 21, 28
Dec 5
SHOWS: Dec 12 & 14

Registration includes: Scripts, a cast t-shirt, and live in-person training from our vocal, acting, and dance instructors. EVERYBODY GETS A PART! **Our productions fill up fast. Out of respect to our staff and students, no refunds or credits will be given if you are unable to participate.

No experience necessary
Inclusive – Everybody gets a part
Limited Class Size
Easy schedule
No parent volunteer hours

Your child will gain confidence through the skills of acting, improv, singing, dancing, and working as an ensemble. Enroll in Musical Theatre Kids Club (20 student limit).

$129/month** Location of shows are subject to change. Students will be asked to provide some basic costume pieces.

Frozen Kids (Tuesday Cast)

Ages 6-12
Auditions: Aug 6
Rehearsals: Tuesdays 4:30p-6p
Aug 13, 20, 27
Sep 3, 10, 17, 24
Oct 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Nov 4, 11, 18, 25
Dec 3
Shows: Dec 10 & 14

This class is a perfect introduction to musical theater for kids.

No experience necessary
Inclusive – Everybody gets a part
Limited Class Size
Easy schedule
No parent volunteer hours
Your child will gain confidence through the skills of acting, improv, singing, dancing, and working as an ensemble. Enroll in Musical Theatre Kids Club (20 student limit).

$129/month** Location of shows are subject to change. Students will be asked to provide some basic costume pieces.

Annie Jr.

Ages 8-12
Registration includes: Scripts, and live in person training from our vocal, acting and dance instructors. (Cast t-shirts can be purchased for a small fee.)
EVERYBODY GETS A PART! **Our productions fill up fast. Out of respect to our staff and students, no refunds or credits will be given if you are unable to participate.
AUDITIONS: Aug 5th
REHEARSALS (subject to change) – Mon/Wed 4p-6p
Aug 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28
Sep 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30
Oct 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30
Nov 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27
TECH WEEK
Dec 2-5
SHOWS:
Dec 6-9
This class is a perfect for students grades 3-6!
*No experience necessary
*Inclusive – Everybody gets a part
*Limited Class Size
*Easy schedule
*No parent volunteer hours
*Students will receive additional training in improv, acting, dance and singing
Your child will gain confidence through the skills of acting, improv, singing, dancing and working as an ensemble.
This class is billed monthly – First month paid at registration, next charges September 1st, October 1st, & November 1st (no charge in December)
$129/month

Annie KIDS!

Rehearsals Saturday 10am – 12 pm
Auditions Aug 3
Rehearsals
Aug 10, 17, 24, 31
Sep 7, 14, 21, 28
Oct 5, 12, 19, 26
Nov 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Tech Nov 30
Shows Dec 7-8
This class is a perfect introduction to musical theater for kids.
*No experience necessary
*Inclusive – Everybody gets a part
*Limited Class Size
*Easy schedule
*No parent volunteer hours
*Students will receive additional training in improv, acting, dance and singing
Your child will gain confidence through the skills of acting, improv, singing, dancing and working as an ensemble.
Enroll in Musical Theatre Kids Club (20 student limit)
$129/month

Class Schedule
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Classes And Camps

Tech Class

Ages 12-18

$49/month

Tuesdays 6p-7p

 

Our Tech Class is designed for young enthusiasts aged 12-18 who are passionate about the behind-the-scenes magic of live performances. This course offers a comprehensive exploration of technical aspects crucial to the production of musical theatre and live events, including sound, lighting, microphones, set design, and more. Students will gain practical skills and a deeper understanding of the pivotal role that technology plays in creating captivating theatrical experiences.

Join us for an enriching journey into the world of techies, where innovation meets imagination to bring performances to life behind the curtain. Discover your potential and ignite your passion for the technical arts with our dedicated team of instructors and fellow aspiring technicians!

COMPANY 24-25

Ages 12-18

$149/month, Saturdays 2p-5p

AUDITION ONLY

Company is an elite group of teens wishing to gain experience in the world of musical theatre. Open auditions are held once a year in August for acceptance into the group. Company will produce 3 full productions and one major showcase in the 24-25 Season. In addition to full productions, Company enjoys many performance and fundraising opportunities throughout the year in forms of mini showcases, open mic nights, and other public performances. Each student is guaranteed a role in ALL productions. Company gives the performers a chance to work closely with our experienced staff and guest instructors to develop and hone their skills in areas such as voice, dance, teamwork, and more!

You can view the full schedule HERE.

AUDITIONS DO NOT GUARANTEE CASTING. YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED VIA EMAIL IF ACCEPTED TO THE TROUPE.

COMPANY JR 24-25

Ages 11-14

$149/month, Saturdays 12p-2p

Starts August 10th

Registration guarantees your spot in the troupe!

In Company JR, we aim to provide a nurturing environment where young performers can develop their skills, express their creativity, and experience the magic of musical theatre. Led by experienced instructors and industry professionals, our program will include workshops, rehearsals, and opportunities to perform in front of live audiences. We will focus on techniques to be a successful cast member of a show, including harmony work, how to learn choreography, and helpful tips and tricks to getting off book!

No audition necessary, all are welcome to the troupe!

Company JR performs 4 themed showcases throughout the year in addition to joining the Summer Showcase at the end of the season in July 2025.

You can view the full schedule HERE.

Advanced Musical Theatre Dance

Ages 13+ (with previous theatre experience)
 
Thursdays 5:00p-6:00p (starts August 1st)

 

In this dynamic and challenging course, students will delve into the intricacies of musical theatre dance, combining technique with storytelling to bring characters and narratives to life through movement. Each session is crafted to refine technique, enhance performance quality, and cultivate a deep understanding of dance and theatrical expression. Master complex dance techniques including jazz, tap, and modern styles, tailored specifically for the demands of musical theatre. (Students must have prior theatre experience and a fundamental understanding of dance technique. This class is ideal for those who have completed intermediate-level dance courses or have equivalent experience in musical theatre productions.)

 

Tuition: $49/month

Mini Dancers

Ages 3-5

Thursdays 4p-4:45p

Welcome to Mini Dancers, where little feet find their rhythm and imaginations soar! Our Mini Dancers class, designed for children ages 3-5, is a magical introduction to the world of dance. In this enchanting environment, budding dancers will explore movement, music, and creativity in a playful and nurturing setting. Each class is carefully crafted to engage young minds and bodies. Through imaginative games, storytelling, and age-appropriate dance exercises, children will develop coordination, balance, and confidence while discovering the joy of expressing themselves through dance.

Mini Dancers encourages each child’s unique spirit to shine, fostering a love for dance that can last a lifetime. Whether twirling like a fairy, leaping like a superhero, or moving to the beat of their favorite song, every class is a delightful adventure filled with laughter, learning, and lots of fun!

Join us at Mini Dancers, where every little step is a big celebration of creativity and growth. Together, we’ll dance, dream, and discover the magic of movement!

 

Tuition: $49/month

Group Dance Class

KIDS (ages 6-12)
 
Mondays 6:00p-6:45p (starts August 5th)

 

TEENS (ages 12-16)
 
Wednesdays 6:00p-6:45p (starts August 7th)

 

In our group dance class, young performers will embark on an exciting journey exploring different dance genres, developing coordination, flexibility, and musicality while fostering creativity and confidence. They will explore a variety of dance styles such as ballet, jazz, hip-hop, and creative movement, allowing each child to discover their favorite forms of expression and learn fundamental technique.

 

Tuition: $49/month

Group Acting Class

KIDS (ages 6-12)
 
Mondays 5:15p-6:00p (starts August 5th)

 

TEENS (ages 12-16)
 
Wednesdays 5:15p-6:00p (starts August 7th)

 

This class is perfect for young performers who are eager to explore their creativity, develop acting skills, and build confidence in a supportive and playful environment. In our group acting class, children will embark on a journey of self-discovery through dramatic play, improvisation, storytelling, and character development, and more!

 

Tuition: $49/month

Group Singing Class

KIDS (ages 6-12)
 
Mondays 4:30p-5:15p (starts August 5th)

 

TEENS (ages 12-16)
 
Wednesdays 4:30p-5:15p (starts August 7th)

 

Our group singing class is designed to foster a love for music while developing fundamental vocal skills in a supportive and inclusive environment. This class is perfect for nurturing the natural talents of young singers and building confidence in their singing abilities. Learn essential vocal techniques such as breathing, posture, pitch, and projection in age-appropriate exercises and games, and more!

 

Tuition: $49/month

Triple Threat Bundle

KIDS (ages 6-12)
 
Mondays 4:30p-6:45p (starts August 5th)

 
Kids Group Singing, Kids Group Acting, Kids Group Dance

 

TEENS (ages 12-16)
 
Wednesdays 4:30p-6:45p (starts August 7th)

 
Teen Group Singing, Teen Group Acting, Teen Group Dance

 

Unlock your child or teen’s full potential with our Triple Threat Bundle, an exciting bundle that includes group acting, singing, and dance classes for only $99 per month! This comprehensive program is designed to ignite creativity, build confidence, and nurture talent in young performers who are eager to explore the world of theatre arts.

 

Tuition: $99/month

Little Actors – Group Acting

Ages 5-12

 

Interested in acting and creating fun characters? Chandler Youth Theatre’s Group Acting class is designed for young ones who want to become more confident on stage, and acquire the skills they need to thrive as a youth actor.

Tuition: $99/month

 

Class Time: Fridays 4:30PM – 5:15PM

Teen Actors – Group Acting

Ages 12-18

 

Want to become a better actor? Need help with an upcoming audition? Chandler Youth Theatre’s Group Acting class can help you become more confident in your acting ability, and teach you the skills you need to be successful in the theatre world. In this class, we dive into monologues and scenes from different plays and musicals and work together to help build repertoire and confidence.

 

Tuition: $99/month.

 

Time: Fridays 5:15PM- 6:00PM

Kids Improv Club Saturdays

Ages 9-12

Saturdays at ImprovMania!

 

This class starts the first Saturday of every month.
ImprovMANIA Improv Club will teach your child the basics of Improv (Inclusion, Listening, Teamwork, Agreement, Confidence) while they learn really fun improv games
Join Improv Club today!

Tuition: $99/month

Teen Improv Club Saturdays

Ages 13-18

 

Saturdays at ImprovMania!

 

This class starts the first Saturday of every month.
ImprovMANIA Improv Club will teach your kid/teen the basics of Improv (Inclusion, Listening, Teamwork, Agreement, Confidence) while they learn really fun improv games
Join Improv Club today!

 

Tuition: $99/month

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Register for Upcoming Plays

Here at CYT, we provide holistic and inclusive drama experiences for youth, ages 5-18. Each student who registers is guaranteed a role in a quality, full-scale stage production that includes sets, costumes, props, and more. 

Our Mission

Chandler Youth Theatre strives to produce both quality productions and positive theater experiences by teaching children to respect the space, respect the instructors and each other, and, most of all, to respect themselves.

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Address

250 S. Arizona Ave.
Chandler, AZ 85225

Phone

(480) 433-3087

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