Inclement Weather

Encore Stage & Studio follows the Arlington County Public School system for school closings. In the case of inclement weather, parents may check our policies page for cancellation information. Classes will be held as scheduled for Saturday, December 9.

Do Good Over Dinner: Chipotle Fundraiser 12/18

On Monday, December 18th, 2017 Encore Stage & Studio is partnering with the Lee Heights Chipotle Mexican Grill on 4520 Lee Hwy, Arlington, VA 22207! When you make a purchase at the Lee Heights Chipotle between 4-9 p.m. and mention Encore or show the flyer that’s below, 50% of the price of your purchase will be donated to Encore. The flyer is at the end of this blog post, on our Facebook more »

Meet Miss Clavel (Blue Cast), Amelia Williams

It takes two! With a three-weekend long run, we have two actors cast as Miss Clavel. We’re so delighted to introduce you to Amelia Williams, who plays Miss Clavel in the blue cast of Madeline’s Christmas! Can you describe your first experience with theater? What sparked your interest? Amelia: My first experience with theater was when I was 4 years old, I saw the Nutcracker with my mom. I just remember seeing more »

Meet Miss Clavel (Yellow Cast), Ella McHugh of Madeline’s Christmas

We are excited to perform our final weekend of Madeline’s Christmas! To celebrate, we’re happy to introduce you to Ella McHugh, who plays Miss Clavel in the yellow cast of Madeline’s Christmas! What other roles have you played in Encore’s past show productions? What is your most memorable one and why? Ella: My first role was as a unicorn and the prince’s lieutenant in Cinderella three years ago. I have also been more »

Meet Madeline (Blue Cast) Miranda Tonsetic of Madeline’s Christmas

Double the fun! With a three-weekend long run, we have two actors cast as Madeline. We’re so delighted to introduce you to Miranda Tonsetic, who plays Madeline in the blue cast of Madeline’s Christmas! Can you describe your first experience with theater? What sparked your interest? Miranda: When I was little, my mom used to take me and my brother to shows at Glen Echo, and I would be like “Wow, that’s more »

Meet Madeline (Yellow Cast), Maggie Donnelly of Madeline’s Christmas!

Hip hip hooray! This is our first ever production of Madeline’s Christmas and we’re so excited for a number of reasons: #1 three weekends of shows, #2 it’s the start of our 50th anniversary season, and lastly, #3 we have 2 actors cast as Madeline! Meet one of them–Maggie Donnelly and learn about her experience at Encore and throughout the production process! Can you describe your first experience with theater? What sparked more »

5 Favorites from the Amazing Costume Caper 5K!

Hi everyone! This is Rosemarie, the Development Associate at Encore and the coordinator of this year’s Costume Caper. Encore had a ghoulishly good time at the Costume Caper 5K! Thank you to our 123 runners and walkers and our spooktacular volunteers! Here are our 5 favorite things that made the 2017 Costume Caper 5K and Fun Run a magical morning! 1) The Costumes! There were some fantastic costumes! From high-flying superheroes, to more »

Five Reasons to Choose Encore for Your CFC Giving

We are celebrating our 50th Anniversary this year at Encore! We’ve done a lot in our time. Check out some quick facts about our 50 years and how you can help make the next 50 even better. 1) Encore has produced over 210 amazing shows by and for young people in our 50 years! This year we are excited to produce Disney’s The Lion King Jr., Sherlock Holmes, Seussical, and more! 2) more »

3 Ways to Treat Your Family This Halloween Season!

Halloween is in the air! We have 3 ways to TREAT your family this Halloween season! #1 – Become a Subscriber to Encore’s 50th Season! See all of Encore’s 2017/2018 productions for a discounted rate with your season subscription! Subscribers receive priority seating over single ticket buyers. Subscribe early to get the best seats! 6 Show Subscriptions – $52 5 Show Subscriptions – $45 4 Show Subscriptions – $36 3 Show Subscriptions more »

Encore Stage & Studio wins Best of NOVA 2017 Children’s Theater!

We’re so honored to receive the title of Best of NOVA 2017 Children’s Theater from Northern Virginia Magazine! “Theatre by kids, for kids!” For 50 years, Encore Stage & Studio has given children in Arlington an opportunity to grow and discover themselves through theatre: onstage, backstage, in the classroom, and in the audience. Encore strives to educate and entertain by offering productions each season that are by and for young people, and more »