The North Gwinnett Middle School musical theatre troupe received an “Outstanding Performance Award” at the Junior Theatre Festival, which took place at Cobb Galleria from January 13-15th. They finished in the top
9 out of 111 competing groups from all over the country as well as New Zealand and Japan.
For being recognized as an “Outstanding Performance,” the North Gwinnett Middle School winning group was invited to perform in front of an audience of 6000 guests on the main stage before attending a premiere screening of Disney’s “Newsies” film.
The Junior Theater Festival is the world’s largest celebration of young people and musical theatre. Produced by the Junior Theater Group and iTheatrics the event takes place every Martin Luther King Jr. weekend in Atlanta.