The cast of Dear Edwina, Jr. (2012) completed a survey at the end of the production. Here are the most common answers to the question “What social and professional skills did you learn at CCLYT?”
When asked “What did you learn about performing that you did not know before joining CCLYT?” the cast of Dear Edwina, Jr (2012) answered:
The racial profile generally is 45%African-American, 45% Caucasian, and 10% Asian or Hispanic. These statistics are consistent year after year.
Our students attend local public, private, parochial and charter schools. 70% of our students are from Orleans Parish with the majority of the rest of the cast from Jefferson Parish. In past years, CCLYT has had students from St. Charles, St. John, St. Bernard, Plaquemines, and Terrebonne Parishes among others. Based on demographics of past productions, the cast is usually 33.3% male and 66.6% female.