Local students shine at 2014 Junior Theater Festival

Students from Chesapeake Children’s Theatre in Easton won national recognition at the 2014 Junior Theater Festival, held Jan. 17, 18 and 19 at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta, Ga.

The 19 students presented selections from Disney’s “Alice in Wonderland Jr.” for music director Kristen Singer and performer and author Tim Federle.

Students Max Hardesty and Summer Snead were named to the Junior Theater Festival All-Stars, made up of two outstanding performers from each group attending the festival. The All-Stars performed a song during the closing ceremony for all 4,500 festival attendees.

Created by New York’s iTheatrics and produced by the Junior Theater group, the Junior Theater Festival is the world’s largest musical theater festival celebrating young people and the transformative power of musical theater.

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