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Man of La Mancha

The Draper Arts Council will hold auditions for Man of La Mancha 9 am to noon on Saturday 29 August at Summit Academy in Draper (1225 East 13200 South). Auditions are open for adults and youth aged 15 and above. This production will be directed by Liz Edminston, with Tricia Swanson as music director.

PLEASE NOTE: DAC has gone paperless, with a new, online audition registration system. Please read and follow these instructions that explain how to enroll for online auditions. To avoid headaches and delays, you will need to get online and enroll yourself before coming to auditions.

Please come prepared to sing 32 bars of a musical theater song. An accompanist will be provided. Minus tracks will not be accepted.

The callback list will be posted on this website by 10 pm on Saturday 29 August and callbacks will be held at 7 pm on Tuesday 1 September, also at Summit. The cast list will be posted by 10 pm that night.

The first cast meeting and read through will be at 6:30 pm on Thursday 3 September at Summit Academy.

Tech week runs October 26-31 and November 2-5. Performances are November 6, 7, 9, 13 and 14 at Summit Academy.

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Updated 2015-08-28

Big Band Tribute

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Put on your zoot suit, grab your best girl and kick up your heels! It’s time for the 2015 Big Band Tribute, performing two nights, August 28 and 29, at the Draper Amphitheater.

A 22 piece big band takes center stage as we travel down memory lane celebrating the music that is as all-American as apple pie. Come hear timeless classics such as “Chattanooga Choo Choo”, “Embraceable You”, and “Orange Colored Sky”. Join us on the dance floor for “In the Mood”, “Sing, Sing, Sing” and many more.

Directed by Valaura Arnold, choreographed by Stephanie Dana and including spectacular cast of more than 50 singers and dancers it is sure to be an evening you will never forget. The show begins at 8 pm with a pre-show at 7:30. Tickets are $5 available at the door and at our online ticket store.​

Updated 2015-08-15

Important Upcoming Dates

We have an exciting summer planned. Please note the following shows and audition and performance dates.

Seven Brides For Seven Brothers

Return to the glory days of the movie musical, with this rip-roaring stage version of the popular MGM movie. Draper’s amphitheater provides the perfect setting for this musical set in early 1800’s Oregon. Auditions are open to all ages, but the show will be primarily cast with adults and older teens.

Performances June 6-15 at Amphitheater
Auditions March 27-28 at Amphitheater

Broadway Kidz

The 18th installment of Draper’s own Broadway Kidz is your chance to shine like a patriotic star, right before the Fourth of July. Auditions are open to all youth between 5 and 18 years old.

Performances June 19-27 at Summit Academy Jr. High
Auditions March 30-31 at Summit Academy Jr. High

Disney’s Alice in Wonderland, Jr.

Come fall down the rabbit hole and have fun this summer performing, creating, singing and dancing for your family and friends. Plus, be a part of the Draper Days Parade! All children ages 7-18 years old invited to audition and join in the adventure.

PerformancesAugust 7-15 at Amphitheater
Auditions June 4 and 6 at Amphitheater

Big Band Tribute

Relive the atmosphere of a 1940’s live radio broadcast, with live band, singing and dancing.

Performances August 28-29 at Amphitheater
Auditions June 6 and 9 at Amphitheater

Updated 2015-05-27

Draper Arts Council Update

Our 2014-15 season is wrapping up with not one, but two shows. First, the colorful Seven Brides for Seven Brothers will play in early June at the Amphitheater. Auditions for this prize-winning, dancing extravaganza will be held March 27 and 28. Second, we are bringing in a perennial Draper favorite: Broadway Kidz, playing at the end of June at Summit Academy. Auditions for this show will be held March 30 and 31. Details coming soon.

The 2015-16 season kicks off August 7-15 with our kids show Alice in Wonderland Jr., followed by the annual Big Band Tribute August 28-29. In October Freaky Friday will be back to get you in the mood for Halloween.


If you have a reaction to what we are planning, or (even better) a suggestion about what we ought to do, please let us know. Arts Council Board meetings are the second Monday of each month, and citizens are always welcome. There is more detailed information posted on this website prior to the meetings (check the Calendar page), or you can post suggestions via the Contact page.

Updated 2015-06-18

Subscribe to the DAC Announcement Email List

We send out timely emails announcing upcoming auditions and performances. To add your email to the list, click on the Contact link on the left and follow the instructions for subscribing.

Updated 2014-06-09