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

Augusta Jr Players announce auditions for Once on This Island Jr.

( Posted: July 27, 2017 )

Once on this Island    

Adapted from the celebrated Broadway musical, this rousing Calypso-flavored tale follows one small girl who finds love in a world of prejudice. Visit the Broadway Jr link for the complete show details,


The Augusta Jr. Players announces auditions for ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, JR! Open to ages 10-18. August 5, from 10a-4p at Jessye Norman School of the Arts. Please arrive with your parent/guardian at 9:30am to fill out paperwork and discuss show commitments. Dress comfortably and be ready to dance! Prepare 16 bars of music from the show (available on Amazon and Apple Music). 

Jessye Norman School of the Arts
739 Greene Street
Augusta, GA 30901

Dance/Sing: 10a-noon
Cold Read: noon-1p
Break: 1p-2p
Callbacks: 2p-4p
Cast List posted @ 5p! 
Call the Players office at 706-826-4707 with any questions not answered here. 

You will need to prepare a song from the show to sing using the auditions songs found on the show page above.  Visit Audition Central to view songs from the show.  You may prepare more than one if you desire, but depending on the number of auditioners, you may not get to sing but one.  Plan to sing the part of the song that showcases your voice the best. Please read the synopsis and role breakdowns at the Broadway Jr website.  Do not call the school for more information as they are just providing a location.  If you have other questions not answered at the Broadway Jr website or, you may call 706.826.4707.  Plan to stay for the whole time period.

This show will be performed in Augusta on November 3-5 in Augusta and will be entered in the Junior Theatre Festival to be performed in Atlanta in January 2018.  Information about this festival can be found at iTheatrics

Please bring your calendars to the audition as we will need to have all conflicts between the audition and November and the month of January prior to casting.