Yuma Community Theater (YCT) began performing in Yuma during 1980 when it was founded by its original members. YCT incorporated in 1983 as a 501(c)3 with the IRS in the State of Arizona. According to the State records it is the oldest continually operating community organization in Arizona. YCT is governed by a nine-member Board of Directors.
All actors and members are volunteers from the local community who are interested in helping preserve and promote live theater in Yuma, Arizona. Audiences are comprised of a diverse mix of residents and seasonal visitors who enjoy seeing their friends and neighbors present live, local theater productions.
YCT is a volunteer group. It has no paid staff nor are any members of YCT remunerated for their time, efforts and talents they bring to the organization. Musical productions will sometimes incur the cost of hiring a pianist or musicians for rehearsals and performances.
Each person who participates in the creation or execution of a performance must join Yuma Community Theater. The annual member dues are $1. If you wish to have voting rights the membership is $10/year.
Yuma Community Theater has the following mission:
To produce works of theater,
To promote community interest and support of live theater, and,
To provide opportunities for members to participate in various phases of theater work
YCT has eight Honorary Lifetime Members: Louise & Clay Guy, John and Lynn Herrera, Fred Brown, John Paul Plante, Ralph Gray and Mark Henrikson. Sadly, we all said our last farewells to Lifetime Member Bob McCain on May 13, 2015.
2874 East 16th Street
Yuma, AZ 85365