About Actor's Youth Theatre

Our mission at AYT is to educate, inspire, and grow youth to reach their fullest potential on stage and in life. 

Founded in 2006, Actor's Youth Theatre is driven to provide excellence in our youth programs and productions.  AYT has a history programming theatrical experiences for children 3-18.  We produce theatrical events from musicals to plays - classics to contemporary favorites.  We train young actors, singers, and dancers.  Our theatre is also committed to removing barriers to participation through accessibility programs.  We are an award winning, non-profit theatre offering highly qualified educators, exceptional productions and specialized training for your young performers. 

We are a 501(c)3 Non-Profit.

We are a 501(c)3 Non-Profit.  We rely heavily on Donations, Sponsors, Partners, and other sources to create efficent revenue to continue our programming to its fullest potential. 

Meet Our Team
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Amy Nelson

Executive Director

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Bruce Goolsby

Dance Instructor

Young Dancers

Stephanie Coffelt

Dance Instructor

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Elise Stoffer

Artistic Director

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Lucy Garner

Acting Instructor

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Rio Chavez

Acting Instructor

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Bianca Caglia

Box Office Manager

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Kira Galindo

Acting Instructor

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Tyler Thompson

Voice Instructor


Actor's Youth Theatre is always looking for talented individuals to join our team of amazing instructors. If you have experience in the Arts, let's chat!



Amy Nelson, Chair, Two (2) Years
Laura Wanstreet, Vice President
Kym Smith, Acting Treasurer, One (1) Year

Braden Biggs, Secretary, Two (2) Years
Memebers at Large: Diele Kyhn, Dan Sapakie, Jorge Forero, Christina Hawbaker