Haley Gadbery graduated Summa Cum Laude from Grand Canyon University where she received a Bachelor's degree in Entrepreneurial Studies and minored in Dance Education. Haley grew up in North Carolina where she received the foundation of her dance and theatre education. Over the course of her training, she had the privilege of attending The University of North Carolina School of the Arts’ festival of dance to study under master teachers, and travel to New York City to take master classes at Broadway Dance Center. In addition to multiple performance credits, Haley has been teaching dance for 10 years, and has served as the choreographer for over 20 dance and musical theatre productions. Haley is passionate about the performing arts and mission of CYT, and is excited to be on staff as Managing Director.
Stephanie has been with CYT Phoenix since 2010 when her children became involved in the program. Over the next seven seasons she worked on almost every facet of the program–from publicity and marketing to backstage and production design before becoming Artistic Director. She has three children with her husband of over 20 years and the whole family is involved in CYT. She has a BFA in graphic design and professional experience in both 2-D and 3-D design. As a CYT Mom, she has a heart for the families that are the center of everything CYT does. As an artist, she has a passion for excellence in all of CYT Phoenix's creative endeavors.
Dexter Tuten is a CYT alumnus, having participated in CYT classes and shows while in High School, and has worked as Stage Manager for many CYT Phoenix main-stage productions. He has also served as a substitute musical theater teacher. Dexter is now on staff at CYT Phoenix as Chapter Coordinator and continues to serve as Stage Manager and Teacher.