Salt Lake County’s Zoo, Arts & Parks (ZAP) program is an important funding source for DAC.
Sister Act is the final show of our summer amphitheater lineup. The show performs August 30, 31, September 2, 6, and 7. Auditions are open for adults and youth ages 16 and up. The production will be directed by Bruce Craven, music directed by Emily Hawkes, and choreographed by Chloe’ Cox.
Auditions will be held 6–9 pm Wednesday 19 June and Thursday 20 June at the Draper Amphitheater (944 E Vestry Rd). Callbacks will be held on 9 am to noon Saturday 22 June at APA (431 West 11915 South in Draper, westernmost building).
Before you show up for auditions, you must enroll with our online system. It will take 15-20 minutes. Read and follow these instructions that explain how to enroll for online 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 recorded tracks. For additional suggestions on having a successful audition, please review these audition tips.
Scans of sides and songs are posted on this page. Download and learn them to be ready to sing and read sides at callbacks. You will also learn a short dance at callbacks—dress accordingly. The callback list will be posted to the DAC website by end of day Thursday 20 June. The cast list will the posted by 10 PM Sunday 23 June. Those cast will be asked to send an email to the director accepting their role by end of day Monday 24 June.
Rehearsals begin Tuesday 25 June with a cast meeting and will typcially run 7–10 PM Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays; and 9 AM–noon Saturdays. Evening tech rehearsals will start Monday 19 August. The rehearsal calendar will be maintained on the DAC website.
Scripts will be distributed at the first rehearsal to those with speaking parts and to others on a first-come, first-serve basis depending on availability. An individual script deposit of $25 cash or check (made out to “DCF”) is required to obtain a script. No script will be given out without a deposit.
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.
Question or Concerns
For more information email the director, .
We’re pleased to announce our 2019 summertime lineup.
Our first big Amphitheater show, Newsies, will play in June. Directed and choreographed by Susan DeMill, with Tricia Swanson as music director, this rousing tale of a ragged band of teenage newsboys taking on the titans of publishing is full of great music (score by Alan Menken) and spectacular dancing. Newsies will run June 1, 3, 7, 8, 10, 14, and 15.
|Performances||June 1, 3, 7, 8, 10, 14, 15 at Draper Amphitheater|
Director Kevin McClellan brings back fan favorite Broadway Kidz for its 21st installment, where dozens of youngsters will get their first experience with a stage show, and an introduction to the Broadway tradition. BK runs July 26, 27, 29 at the Amphitheater.
See the BKidz website for cast list and other info.
|Performances||July 26, 27, 29 at Draper Amphitheater|
We’ll cap our summer at the amphitheater with Sister Act, a feel-good comedy about a woman hiding in a convent who helps her fellow sisters find their voices as she rediscovers her own. Runs August 30, 31, September 2, 6, and 7. Bruce Craven directs this divine musical, with original songs by Alan Menken.
|Auditions||June 19, 20 at Draper Amphitheater|
|Performances||August 30, 31, September 2, 6, 7 at Draper Amphitheater|
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