We have compiled over 68 years of productions’ actors and their creative teams that have made our history such a delightful one for many generations.

A 501c3 nonprofit located in Glen Echo Park (Theatre) and Rockville, MD (Academy), Adventure Theatre MTC is Washington DC’s longest running organization for inspiring children to learn and love theatre. The power of theatre is a proven component of transforming a child’s life from both the audience and the stage. A child’s involvement in the theater is linked 21st Century Skills including higher academic performance, increased self-esteem, critical thinking skills, creativity, a stronger sense of community service, and positive relationships with empathy.

From its productions to its students, Adventure Theatre MTC celebrates the glorious richness of our world by cultivating Equity, Diversity, and Inclusivity as they inspire the creativity that nurtures great art, artists, and audiences.

Musical Theatre Academy

ATMTC Academy exposes student to the joy of musical theatre, provides comprehensive musical theatre training, and prepares students for college, career, or wherever life takes them through experience in the performing arts.

Whether you’re interested in summer camps, seeing your child perform on stage, after-school activities at your organization, or training to make your child the best performer they can be, Adventure has the program that fits your child’s experience and interest.

Alumni have gone on to many careers including the law, real estate, arts administration, music industry, and nonprofit leadership. Alumni performers have had numerous Broadway, national tour, TV and film credits, and regional theatre credits including on Adventure Theatre MTC’s professional stage.

Professional Productions

ATMTC produces five stage adaptations of popular children’s literature and stories annually, serving approximately 40,000 audience members from around the Washington, DC region.

Adventure is committed to the presentation and development of quality new work for young people and families including the award-winning Jumanji, the Off-Broadway transfer of Bob Marley’s Three Little Birds, Harry Connick Jr.’s The Happy Elf, and several national tour transfers including Five Little Monkeys, Big Nate the Musical, and Caps for Sale.

Through community partnerships, ATMTC extends the experience of seeing a professional production by encouraging philanthropy, volunteerism and model citizenship in our young audiences. Past community-engagement projects include:

  • Blueberries for Sal partnership with the Montgomery County Family Justice Center Foundation
  • Aladdin and The Wonderful Lamp partnership with Make A Wish Mid-Atlantic
  • Go, Dog. Go! – Dog Adoption Day, in partnership with the Montgomery County Humane Society