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 theatrical shows, filmed performance, comedy, devising, multimedia and 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 proud to be a member of NODA (National Operatic & Dramatic Association).

Projects as Avocet Theatre Company:​​

  • Robin Hood: A Musical - Pantomime (Coming January 2022)

  • Treading the Boards - The Amateur Theatre Podcast (Ongoing)

  • Acting Out - A Mockumentary Web Series (Ongoing)

  • Disney's Moana the Musical Jr (Coming June 2022)

  • The Read Through Sessions

  • All Together at Christmas

  • The Virtual Variety Show

  • Elf the Musical Jr

  • 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


20th - 22nd




Disney's Moana the Musical Jr.

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