It’s the first day after winter break at East High. The Jocks, Brainiacs, Thespians and Skater Dudes all find their cliques. Basketball team captain and resident jock, Troy, discovers that the brainy Gabriella, a girl he met singing karaoke on his ski trip, has just enrolled at East High. The couple cause an upheaval when they decide to audition for the high school musical. Although many students resent the threat posed to the "status quo," Troy and Gabriella’s alliance might just open the door for others to shine as well. Troy, Gabriella and the students of East High must deal with issues of love, friends and family while balancing their classes and extra curricular activities. The show’s infectious, danceable songs are sure to engage performers and audiences alike!

Director: Jeremiah Jordon
Musical Director: Ivy Cantu
Choreographer: Kyleigh Madden
Stage Manager: Bailey Garner

Dates / Times:

  • Thursday, Jun 1st @ 7:00pm
  • Friday, Jun 2nd @ 7:00pm
  • Saturday, Jun 3rd @ 2:00pm
  • Saturday, Jun 3rd @ 7:00pm
  • Sunday, Jun 4th @ 3:00pm
  • Wednesday, Jun 7th @ 7:00pm
  • Thursday, Jun 8th @ 7:00pm
  • Friday, Jun 9th @ 7:00pm
  • Saturday, Jun 10th @ 2:00pm
  • Saturday, Jun 10th @ 7:00pm

Ticket Prices:

All sales are final. Tickets cannot be refunded.

The CYT Blackbox:

1389 Industrial Dr., Ste. C, New Braunfels, TX 78130

Show Notes:

Mandatory Show Parent Meetings:
Regardless of your previous involvement in CYT, anyone interested in auditioning for High School Musical Jr. or SpongeBob MUST be present for one of the below meetings:
Saturday, March 25th at 3pm @ North Point Church in New Braunfels
Saturday, March 25th at 5pm @ North Point Church in New Braunfels

Some of our processes are changing this session, so it is imperative that every student have a parent/guardian in attendance. You cannot have a parent/guardian from another family stand in for you!!!

Please sign up for the parent meeting you will attend *CLICK HERE*

You only need to come to one of these meetings and coming to a meeting doesn't commit you to participating. This is just to make sure that everyone has the necessary information about the process, expectations, and more. If you cannot make one of these meetings but still want to participate, please email our Area Coordinator, Naomi Tulp, at
If you do not have a family representative present for one of these meetings and you don't connect with our Show Coordinator to get the information, your child will not be able to audition for the show.

Students enrolled for the Spring Session of classes are eligible to sign up for an audition slot through their CYT family account.  Auditions for both High School Musical Jr. and SpongeBob will be on Saturday, April 1st from 10am-4pm where students will bring their prepared material (see below) to present for the artistic teams of both productions. Please arrive 10 minutes before your audition slot to make sure your paperwork is complete.

Students will need to prepare:
A one minute cut of a song (this song should NOT be from High School Musical Jr. or SpongeBob. We suggest something Disney if this is your first time auditioning. Your track needs to be a karaoke track with no words)
A one minute or less monologue (the monologues from High School Musical Jr. available for use can be found -HERE- OR you can select your own monologue if you would like)

1. Registered for a Spring 2023 Class
2. Audition Sign-Up through your CYT Family Account - this signup is only a placeholder. Your actual audition time slot, and the show you are auditioning for will be selected in your Audition form.
3. Complete Spring 2023 Audition Form *Click Here* (Must be completed no later than the day before auditions. The Karaoke track for your song must be uploaded at time of completion.) 

If you cannot make auditions in person, video auditions are accepted! Record a video of your one minute song and monologue and upload the video on your Spring Audition Form. Please email Naomi Tulp at if you have any questions. We want to see you audition for the show so if you have existing school or family commitments, please get information on how to submit a video audition. Video auditions do NOT exclude you from receiving a callback or participating in the show.

DANCE CALL: Dance call is for every student auditioning and will be Friday, March 31st from 5-7pm for students 8-12 years old, and 7-9pm for students 12-18 years old, at the CYT Studio. Below you can find the dance call videos for dance call. We recommend using these videos to familiarize yourself with the dance steps for Friday.
8-12 Year Old General Dance Call Videos: -Tutorial-  -Performance- 
8-12 Year Old Tap Dance Call: Will be taught Friday night at dance call
13-18 Year Old General Dance Call Videos: -Tutorial-  -Performance-
13-18 Year Old Tap Dance Call Videos: -Tutorial-  -Performance-

Tuesday, April 4th from 5-9pm will be reserved for callbacks for both productions. Students will be notified by Sunday, April 2nd as to what time they may need to be present for callbacks on April 4th.

Rehearsals will begin Tuesday, April 11th.
The rehearsal schedule is posted in the pdf dropdown on our shows page.

Please note that the following days/times will be used in this show process: Friday from 5:30-8:30pm, and Saturday from 10am-4pm. We will utilize a few select Tuesdays from 5:30-8:30pm for blocking. 

Production Fees and Ticketing:
Production Fees are $225 per student.

Block Ticketing means that families are responsible for selling 10 tickets at a discounted rate of $17 (for SpongeBob) or $16 (for High School Musical Jr.) a piece to family and friends. This is done by using a personal box office link that can be shared. If families do not sell their 10 tickets by the time the show closes, the remaining dollar amount will be charged to the Family Account. More information will be coming with details!


Gabriella Montez

Gabriella Montez is the new student who’s struggling to find her place at East High. She’s a Renaissance woman who doesn’t fully identify with any of the cliques, and so she’s taking her time – and realizing her confidence – along the way. Smart and independent, Gabriella can be shy and vulnerable at times. She comes into her own when she discovers her talent and love for singing with Troy. Gender: Female

Troy Bolton

The most popular student at East High, is the star of the basketball team who yearns to be more than what others – especially his dad, Coach Bolton – want him to be. A natural athlete and leader with charm to spare, Troy discovers he loves to sing, but is afraid to admit it to his basketball buddies. Gender: Male

Sharpay Evans

Sharpay Evans is the dramatic and self- centered star of the school musicals. Between her and Ryan, she’s the alpha twin – over-the-top, demanding, and always “on,” with a flair for the theatrical. Gender: Female

Ryan Evans

Ryan Evans is Sharpay’s fraternal twin and, like her, he lives to sing, dance, and get loads of attention. Subordinate to his sister, Ryan generally follows Sharpay’s orders and lets her have the spotlight, but he longs to break free from her shadow and assert himself. Gender: Male

Kelsi Nielsen

Kelsi Nielsen, the neo-feminist writer- composer of the winter musical, Juliet and Romeo, possesses a shy demeanor but no tolerance for the egocentric likes of Sharpay. Gender: Female

Chad Danforth

Chad Danforth, one of Troy’s best friends, is a sports fanatic. Focused on winning the basketball championship, Chad slowly begins to understand that there might be more to life than ball – including his crush on Taylor. Gender: Male

Zeke Baylor

Zeke Baylor, Troy’s other best buddy, is a basketball player with a sweet side. He has two secrets: a crush on Sharpay and a love for baking! Gender: Male

Taylor McKessie

Taylor McKessie, the very put-together president of the Science Club, is super-assertive and very intent on Gabriella joining the Science Decathlon team so they can (finally!) win the competition. Taylor has a hidden soft spot for Chad, but would never let it be known that she’s into a jock. Gender: Female

Ms. Darbus

Ms. Darbus is East High’s eccentric drama teacher. Passionate and disciplined, she never stops trying to enrich the lives of her students through the wonders of live theater. Gender: Female

Coach Bolton

Coach Bolton, the stern basketball coach and Troy’s sometimes overbearing dad, lost the big game years ago and wants a second chance through his basketball-star son. Gender: Male

Martha Cox

Martha Cox Martha Cox, a proud member of the Science Club, possesses a private passion for break dancing. Gender: Female

Jack Scott

The school announcer with a larger-than-life personality, who longs to be a D.J.

Ms. Tenny/Moderator

East High's chemistry teacher.


Brainiacs Ensemble

The BRAINIACS, headed by Taylor McKessie, are the smartest girls and boys in school.

Jocks and Cheerleaders Ensemble

The Jocks and Cheerleaders are the East High athletes, including Troy, Chad, and Zeke.

Thespian Ensemble

The THESPIANS are the drama lovers, including Kelsi, Sharpay, and Ryan.