One of the South's Premiere Theatre Companies

Augusta Junior Players

Creative dramatics is extremely beneficial as it serves to broaden and enrich the lives of young people by sharpening their talents, increasing self-confidence, communication skills, and promoting a sense of cooperation and teamwork. The Augusta Players fosters the artistic and creative development of young people through its active Jr Players (age 6 to 19.)

Through this vibrant and innovative program, children and teenagers are motivated by the desire to have fun in an atmosphere that is both comfortable and stimulating. We always have a fun-filled season planned with a variety of productions promising to appeal to young people of all ages!

Participation is encouraged through open auditions. For more information about how to become involved please call 706-826-4707 or email us at jrplayers@augustaplayers.org


Augusta Jr Players announces the cast of Pinocchio

( Posted: September 24, 2014 )

I want to thank all of you for coming out to audition. You all did such a wonderful job and I only wish that I could cast everyone. Please Know that conflicts have a a great affect on casting. For those cast, we will have a mandatory parent meeting at 7pm on Thursday October 2nd at Crossbridge Baptist Church and our first rehearsal will be on October 3 at 6:30pm at Crossbridge Baptist Church(where auditions were held; upstairs) Again, thank you all for auditioning and if you were not cast this time, please come and audition again! I am looking forward to getting started! Thank you!

Laura Butler
Jr Players Director

Pinocchio Cast List

Rosa- Ella Kuhlke
Viola- Lainey Weinberger
Arancia- Amelia Oswald
Blue Fairy- Heidi Coughenour
Gepetto- Dalton Harnage
Pinocchio- Grayson Taylor
Stromboli- Jack Chavous
Professore Buonragazzo- Cooper McGill
Junior- TJ Cox
Talia (Perfect Child) – Molly Lindsey
Perfect Child 1/Town Child: David Brown
Perfect Child 2/Town Child: Faith Bullington
Ringleader/Townsperson- Ajeya Brandon
Delinquents/Town Children: Malvolio- Bennett Wright
Brutto- Alexander Huff
Sporco- Brighton Canady
Signora Giovanni- Amanda Brown
Bernardo/Town Father- Christopher Conner
Maria/Town Mother- Katie McKee

(There are numerous speaking roles/solos available within these groups and will be assigned throughout the rehearsal process. I need to see everyones height and group them as families)

Town Children/Children of Idyllia/Marionettes/Animals:
Vivienne Loose, Mary Bryson Wright, Aslan Zimmerman, Taylor Muns, Brynna Hedgecock, Chloe Ellis, Hayden Orr, Hannah Conner, Kinsley Muns, Amelia Richardson, Emma Ellis,
Sarah Kilpatrick, Peyton Cox, Anna Kate Taylor,

Town Parents/Roustabouts/Marionettes/Animals:
Kendall Richards, Teā€™Auna Daniel, Stephanie Petrillo, Nigel Enoch, Kiara Heffner, Maya Brown, Ansleigh Davis, Stephen Smith, Elaine Beachum, Erika Bondar, Julianna Lindsey, Kalli Anne Stewart, Jake Barnes, Sera Knittel, Tatiyana Lewis, India King, Brienna Grover, Erin Conner, Sarah Smith, Sarah Conner, Tanis Lynch