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Auditions for 'Big Band Tribute'

Draper Arts Council announces auditions for this year’s encore of its popular Big Band Tribute. This salute to the bands, singers, composers and the “spirit” of the Big Band Era will be presented August 28—29 at the Draper Amphitheater. Valaura Arnold will be the music director and Stephanie Dana is the choreographer for this production.

Vocal Auditions will be Saturday 6 June from 9 to 11 am at the Draper Amphitheater.

Dance auditions will be Tuesday 9 June from 7 to 9 pm at the Draper Amphitheater.

Singers should come prepared with 32 measures of a Big Band tune, up-tempo or ballad. Bring sheet music. An accompanist will be provided. No a cappella, karaoke, or minus tracks. Dancers come prepared to learn a swing routine.

Any questions, please email the director, .

PLEASE NOTE: We are going paperless with a new, online audition 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 before coming to auditions.

Updated 2015-05-28

Auditions for 'Alice In Wonderland Jr.'

2015 Alice In Wonderland Jr.

Come join the Draper Arts Council in this year’s summer youth musical, Disney’s Alice in Wonderland Jr.! Directed by Lisa Noyes.

Auditions will be Thursday 4 June from 4 to 6 pm and Saturday 6 June from 9 to 11 am. Callbacks are Monday 8 June from 10 am to noon. Children must be 7—18 years old.

Please come prepared to sing 16 bars of a Broadway style song. An accompanist will be provided. Please no minus tracks.

PLEASE NOTE: We are going paperless with a new, online audition 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 your child before coming to auditions.

Rehearsal schedule and info

Rehearsals will be Monday through Friday 9 am to noon from June 15 to July 31 and evening rehearsals (6 to 10 pm) August 3 through 6 for Tech week. Performances are August 7, 8, 10, 14 & 15. All auditions, rehearsals, and performances will be at the Draper Amphitheater.

Cast meeting

The cast meeting will be Saturday 13 June from 10 am to noon. Here we will collect your cast fee of $25 which covers a summer of music, dance and acting instruction, a T-shirt, and a place in the Draper Days Parade. We will discuss volunteer committees. Parents are required to give 5 hours of volunteer time per child. We will also discuss the rehearsal schedule and how we plan to accommodate summer vacations.

Any questions, please email the production assistant, .

Updated 2015-05-23

Seven Brides Info

2015 Seven Brides for Seven Brothers banner

Tickets are now on sale at our online box office, hosted by Buy Your Tix. Please use the Tickets link above to get started.

Minus tracks and other resources for the Seven Brides cast can be found here.

Updated 2015-05-26

BKidz Audition Info

2015 Broadway Kidz Logo

Updated: Please refer to the cast list.

Updated 2015-04-27

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

June 2015 Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

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 2015-03-14

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