MINT HILL – Students from Spotlight Players earned recognition at the 2019 Junior Theater Festival Atlanta on Jan. 18 to 20 in Atlanta.
The Spotlight Players presented selections from “Disney’s The Little Mermaid JR.”
Bill Newberry, a music director, teacher and vocal coach, described the performance as captivating with solid singing.
“These were such subtle and clean actors,” said Michael Bobbitt, artistic director of the Adventure Theatre MTC. “They had a lot of gravitas and maturity as actors.”
Spotlight Players’ Naomi Levinson and Johnathon Stribling were named to the Junior Theater Festival All-Stars, made up of outstanding performers attending the festival. They performed a song during the closing ceremony.
The Junior Theater Festival Atlanta united more than 6,600 students and educators from 133 educational musical theater groups representing 28 states, Australia, China, New Zealand and the U.K. It is produced by the Junior Theater Group in partnership with iTheatrics.