About Encore Stage & Studio: “Theatre by kids, for kids of all ages!” Founded in 1967, as the Children’s Theatre of Arlington, our mission is to build a lifelong appreciation for live theater by involving young people in all aspects of theater arts --onstage, backstage, in the classroom, and in the audience.
Encore strives to educate and entertain by offering five productions each season that are by and for young people, and through enriching classes and workshops with qualified, enthusiastic teaching artists. Participating in live theatre builds problem-solving skills, teamwork, creativity, literacy, and self-confidence. We are cultivating the next generation of active and engaged art lovers.
Encore Stage & Studio is supported in part by the VirginiaCommission for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Arlington Cultural Affairs Division of Arlington Economic Development and the Arlington Commission for the Arts.