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

James and the Giant Peach Cast List Announced

( Posted: September 5, 2016 )

James and the Giant Peach- CAST LIST ANNOUNCED!

A Huge thank you to all those who came out and auditioned. You all made my job very very hard. You should all be so proud of yourselves! Remember, someone else’s success does not mean it is your failure.  If you didn’t get cast this time, please come back and audition again!

MANDATORY PARENT MEETING: Saturday September 10th 10:00-10:30.

FIRST REHEARSAL: Saturday September 10th 10:30-2:00 (Bring a snack or sack lunch. We will be learning music so bring a pencil and water bottle.)

WHERE: Jessye Norman School of the Arts (Tentatively. If there is a change, I will email you with the location change)


Ladahlord: Christopher Westover

Spiker: McNeil Franklin

Sponge: Sera Knittel

James: Brooks Schweser

Ladybug: Alice Dyches

Centipede: Hunter Berry

Grasshopper: Andrew Wicklum

Earthworm: Anthony Cheang

Spider: Elena Ramage

Ensemble: (Other named roles will be given out during rehearsal)

Brie Hayes                        Brooke Nelson

Bennett Wright                Sam Wilkes

Mary Bryson Wright      Haley Wilson

Savannah Ray                  Brinley Walden

Sydney Salway                 Anne Marshall Mills

Elaine Beachum              Danielle Vergara

Grayson Taylor                Mara Newman

Owen Johnston               Alexandria Painter

Kelsie Johnson                Carmen Marner

Shelby Smith                   Adaire Hill

Ellie Baxter                      Eliza Epps

Aiden Rolle                      Amelia Oswald

Connor Bessman            Anna Darley

Nayla Serigney               Gray Nickel

Faith Bullington             Ava Robinson

Avery Miller                    Charlie Faler

Ava Yeager                      Brynna Hedgecock