About Us

Avocet Theatre Company (Registered Charity Number: 1186908)  - formerly St Johns Drama Group - is an innovative and evolving theatre group in Banbury, Oxfordshire specialising in live & filmed performance, comedy, devising, multimedia and theatrical community events. ATC is run by a team of dedicated volunteer specialists who aim to give anyone aged between 8 and 108 the chance to be part of unique and ground-breaking theatre and entertainment. Avocet Theatre Company operates from its own dedicated studio - ATC Studios - which includes a rehearsal room, practice space and a set, costume and props store. ATC is also thrilled to be a member of NODA (National Operatic & Dramatic Association).

Projects as Avocet Theatre Company:

  • The Virtual Variety Show (streaming here until 20th June 2020)

  • Acting Out - A Mockumentary Web Series (Ongoing)

  • Robin Hood: A Musical-Pantomime (Postponed)

  • Disney's Moana the Musical Jr (Coming 2021)

  • Elf Jr The Musical

  • Snow White: A Musical-Pantomime 

  • The Not-So-Royal Variety Performance 

  • Disney's The Little Mermaid Jr

  • Winter Wonderland 2 (in partnership with Banbury Academy)

  • Jack & the Beanstalk: A Musical-Pantomime

  • Winter Wonderland (in partnership with Banbury Academy)

  • ATC Variety Gala

Projects as St John's Drama Group:

  • One Night Only: Goes Fourth

  • Aladdin: A Musical-Pantomime

  • One Night Only: Strikes Back

  • Cinderella: A Musical-Pantomime

  • One Night Only: Returns

  • Rapunzel

  • One Night Only: Variety Show

  • Crock of Gold

  • Dick Whittington

  • Robin Hood

  • Sleeping Beauty

  • Aladdin





Robin Hood: A Musical-Pantomime




Disney's Moana the Musical Jr.

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