Central Youth Theatre

Central Youth Theatre

Charity information

Central Youth Theatre

Central Youth Theatre (CYT) works with young people aged 8 -25yrs. Our membership is drawn from across Wolverhampton and surrounding areas. Through weekly meetings, summer schools, specialist workshops, work experience placements, and apprenticeships we offer opportunities to learn all aspects of the creative arts, including performing, writing, film-making, arts administration and marketing, stage/costume design and technical theatre. Our shows are staged locally and internationally,

Founded 1983

  • Mission statement

    To advance the education of young people under the age of 26, living within Wolverhampton and its surrounding areas, in all aspects of drama and theatre production and the development of public appreciation of such art.

  • Aims

    Central Youth Theatre aims to:

    • To offer young people of every background and ability the opportunity to be involved in all aspects of the creative arts in an open and safe environment within the City of Wolverhampton.
    • To build confidence and skills, enabling young people to learn through creative, fun, aspirational projects, workshops and performances, as well as unique opportunities in international work
    • To encourage young people to drive the work forward in innovative ways that provides benefits for the local community as well as wider audiences.
    • To celebrate the continuing achievements of our alumni, involving these former members in the nurturing of future creative talents.
    • To develop CYT as a Community Learning Provider
  • Overview

    Established: September 1983

    Registered Charity Number: 1130961

    Board members: 12

    Full time staff: 2

    Part time staff: 3

    Volunteers: 4

    Phone number: 01902 572091

    Address: Newhampton Arts Centre, Dunkley Street, Wolverhampton WV1 4AN

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