Masks and distancing will be required



1) Expect to stay a full hour
2) Prepare to sing a short song
3) Learn a bit of movement/dance
4) Play and have fun!

Encore Theatrical is excited to announce their entry to this year's Junior Theatre Festival is Children of Eden, Jr.  The Festival will be held in Atlanta, January 14-16, 2022, and we plan to participate in-person this year for adjudication. Still, for the safety of everyone, we will rehearse safely, maintaining distance and wearing masks until deemed unnecessary.  Dennis Elkins will direct and Peyton Bennett is music director.  The choreographer will be James Templin and stage manager, Toni Jill Cox.  6th-12th graders interested in auditioning, please submit the form above for an audition slot.

Email encoretheatrical@outlook.com if you have questions.

JTF Information

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  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.