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Beauty & the Beast is our big June show at the Amphitheater. The show performs June 2, 3, 5, 9, 10, and 12. Auditions are open for adults, youth, and also for children ages 7 and above who have a parent in the show. The production will be directed and choreographed by Susan DeMill, music directed by Tricia Swanson.
Auditions will be held at the Draper Amphitheater (944 Vestry Rd) on Friday 3 March from 7-9 pm and on Saturday 4 March from 9 am to noon. Those invited to callbacks will come back on Tuesday 7 March from 7-9 pm.
You must enroll with our online system BEFORE you show up for auditions. Read and follow these instructions that explain how to enroll for online auditions. Again, do this BEFORE you show up for auditions.
For your audition prepare to perform 32 measures of a Broadway song in the style of the show. An accompanist will be provided. No a cappella singing or recorded tracks.
For additional suggestions on having a successful audition, please review these audition tips.
The callback list will be posted to the DAC website by 10 pm Saturday 4 March. The cast list will the posted by 10 pm Sunday 12 March.
Rehearsals begin Monday 3 April at the Draper Amphitheater and will typically run Monday through Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings. Evening tech rehearsals will start May 22. A general rehearsal calendar is already on the website, details will be updated as rehearsals progress.
We will use the three weeks before normal rehearsals start to do some special preparation with smaller groups.
The week of March 13 we will work on Me, a tap number, and all in the cast who want to learn to tap and be in this show stopper will come this week.
The week of March 20 we will work on Be Our Guest with all those who are involved in this number.
Finally, the week of March 27 we will work on the Prologue.
When you enroll, you must fill out the conflict calendar in its entirety. Conflicts disclosed after auditions will be considered unexcused and may result in losing your part. Rehearsal details will be updated on the website.
Question or Concerns
For more information contact the director Susan DeMill .
Draper Arts Council proudly presents its 2017 edition of the ever-popular Broadway Family Favorites: Witch Point of View. Join Elphaba, Glinda, and all of Oz as they celebrate the Wizard’s retirement. Get a new perspective on your favorite Broadway shows, including South Pacific, Beauty and the Beast, Guys and Dolls, Mary Poppins, The Lion King, Matilda, Hairspray, and many more. Directed by Valaura Arnold with assistance from Mindy Taylor and choreography by Jessica Yergenson, the show promises a Wickedly fun night starring a top-notch cast of singers and dancers of all ages. Show dates are March 16, 17, 18 and 20 at 7 pm at Corner Canyon High School (12943 S 700 E). Tickets will be available at this website and at the door.
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.
Broadway Family Favorites
We’re bringing back this popular show for the spring of 2017. Come see your favorite Broadway songs and scenes.
|Performances||March 16, 17, 18, 20 at Corner Canyon High School|
Beauty and the Beast
A tale as old as time.
|Auditions||March 3, 4, 7 at Draper Amphitheater|
|Performances||June 2, 3, 5, 9, 10, 12 at Draper Amphitheater|
A Draper area tradition for 19 years.
|Auditions||To be announced|
|Performances||July 27, 28, 29, 31 at Draper Amphitheater|
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.
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.