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CSYP is a non-profit charitable organization that provides an educational forum for children to learn musical theater skills. The organization’s goal is to help youth develop their talents, self-esteem and imagination in a fun, safe and stimulating environment through rehearsals, performances and classes.
This year, over 3000 children will be exposed to the magic of musical theater through a CSYP program. They will be audience members, participants in workshops and classes, and performers in live productions.
CSYP was founded to provide children from all racial, economic and social backgrounds a place where they can develop individual talents while being a vital part of a group. Any child who has an interest in or passion for any element of musical theater is welcomed through their doors.
Youth come to CSYP in search of an outlet for their unique talents. Some are already aware of their talents, but lack the means (financial or otherwise) to nurture their skills and take them even further. Others, may have the financial means, but haven’t found a place to explore their own talents. Some are simply looking for something creative and fun to do in their after-school hours.
Since CSYP is an educational forum, they offer their programs on a first come, first serve basis – not by audition only. In addition, they offer tuition trades and discounts for youth and families needing a financial break and for multiple family members. By doing so, they have opened the doors to youth who ma