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Encore Theatrical is excited to announce their entry to this year's Junior Theatre Festival is James and the Giant Peach, Jr.  The Festival will be held in Atlanta, January 13-15, 2023, and we plan to participate in-person this year for adjudication.   This year's production team is as follows:

Lisa Biery, Emma Andrews - Co Directors

Laura Ritter, Andrew Alder - Musical Director

James Templin - Choreographer

Toni Jill Cox - Stage Manager

6th-12th graders interested in auditioning, please submit the form through the link above.

Email if you have questions.

JTF Information

   Young singers, actors, and dancers from around the world convene in Atlanta each year for the Junior Theater Festival.   

   With over 6000 attendees, the Junior Theatre Festival has students representing over 127 different youth theater programs from six countries.  




Encore Theatrical Company auditions a production each year for student performers 18 and under.  


These performers work on a cutting of the production to take to the Junior Theatre Festival for adjudication.  Following the festival, the cast and crew continue working on the production and present a touring production to the region free of charge.  


Encore's previous JTF submissions have been Into the Woods, Jr.Peter Pan, Jr., Seussical, Jr., Aladdin, Jr., The Little Mermaid, Jr. and Beauty & The Beast, Jr.

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