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Big Band Tribute

Draper Arts Council proudly announces auditions for their Big Band Tribute “Big Band on the Silver Screen”, on Saturday 17 June from 10 am to noon. The program features clips from favorite movies highlighting big band tunes which will lead into live performances of these tunes. Channel your inner Frank Sinatra, Gene Kelly or Rosemary Clooney and join us for a fun-filled night with the darlings of the silver screen.

  • Audition location: Draper Amphitheater, 944 E Vestry Rd
  • Date: Saturday 17 June
  • Time: 10 am to noon
  • Tech rehearsals (mandatory): August 14-17
  • Performance dates: Friday and Saturday 18 and 19 August
  • Music Director: Valaura Arnold
  • Choreographer: Stephanie Dana

Performers should come prepared with 16-24 measures of a Big Band era selection. Accompanist will be provided. Dance routine auditions will be held at 10 am and 11 am.

Here are instructions for enrolling in online auditions. The director specifically requests that you upload a headshot and fill out your resume within the online system.

Singers will receive a recording of the band and individual coaching by arrangement. Dance rehearsals TBA.

Updated 2017-06-07

Important Upcoming Dates

We have an exciting season planned. Please note the following shows and audition and performance dates. Sign up for our announcement email list to be the first to know when dates are finalized.

Beauty and the Beast

A tale as old as time.

PerformancesJune 2, 3, 5, 9, 10, 12 at Draper Amphitheater

Broadway Kidz

A Draper area tradition for 19 years.

PerformancesJuly 27, 28, 29, 31 at Draper Amphitheater

Big Band Tribute

Live performances of big band tunes featured in favorite movies.

AuditionsJune 17 at Draper Amphitheater
PerformancesAugust 18, 19 at Draper Amphitheater

Updated 2017-06-07

Draper Arts Council Update

The 2016-17 season will finish with two fantastic shows, Broadway Family Favorites, performed at Corner Canyon High School in March, and Beauty & the Beast, performed at the Amphitheater in June. We are getting the next season planned and details will be announced soon.


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 2017-02-12

Subscribe to the DAC Announcement Email List

We send out timely emails announcing upcoming auditions and performances. To add your email to the list, start at the Contact page and follow the instructions for subscribing.

Updated 2015-09-09