Salt Lake County’s Zoo, Arts & Parks (ZAP) program is an important funding source for DAC.
It’s time for Big Band Tribute Auditions.
When: Tuesday 15 June 7 to 8:30 pm
Where: Draper Amphitheater (944 E Vestry Rd), east entrance
How: Enroll in our online audition system by following these instructions.
Please come prepared to sing 32 measures of a song in the Big Band style. Piano accompaniment will be provided. If this time does not work for you, please contact the director, Valaura Arnold, at or Shauna Call, at before June 15th to arrange an alternative audition.
Details about the show itself: Draper’s Big Band Tribute show is easy on the rehearsal schedule. Individual numbers will be rehearsed as individuals/groups on your own and with the director. You will be expected to learn your music on your own and come to rehearsals prepared. Tech week with the live band will be Aug 16th-19th, with performances on Aug 20th and 21st. The show will be accompanied by the Riverton Jazz Band and a dance floor will be available for audience use. It is a popular show and we are so glad to have the opportunity to bring it back this year! Come join in the fun! See you soon.
DAC is offering a music, dance, theater workshop this summer, in nine sessions that run 1 to 4 pm on weekdays from June 21 to July 1. Students will be organized into age groups and spend their time improving their acting, singing, and dancing skills. These sessions are open for kids in 1st through 8th grade, but will be limited to the first 60 to complete registration. A T-shirt and a daily snack will be included, and the whole thing will be capped off with a free family performance on Friday 2 July at 7 pm.
Come meet new friends and learn how to rock your next audition!
To submit your registration, start with this google form. Within a day or two you will receive an email with payment instructions. If there are already 60 kids registered, we will put you on the waiting list and let you know.
Update: Tickets are now on sale.
Well 2020 was crazy, right? Happily, our production plans for Mamma Mia! have been rolled forward to 2021 and we are gearing up to start COVID-safe rehearsals with performances starting the last weekend of May.
Tickets will go on sale two weeks before the show opens. The show opens on Friday 28 May, so tickets will be on sale starting Friday 14 May.
We are so excited for our upcoming summer youth production Aladdin, Jr! The production will be directed by Lisa Noyes with Allison Klippel as the music director. The show runs July 30, 31 and August 2, 6 and 7, 2021.
Thanks to everyone who auditioned. We’ve posted the cast list, and other resources for the cast, at this page.
We’re pleased to announce our 2021 summertime lineup, which was simply carried over from the cancelled 2020 season.
Our first big Amphitheater show, Mamma Mia!, starts the last weekend in May. Directed and choreographed by Susan DeMill, with Tricia Swanson as music director, the story-telling magic of ABBA’s timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter, and friendship, creating an unforgettable show. Mamma Mia! will run May 28, 29, 31, June 4, 5, 7, 11, and 12.
|Performances||May 28, 29, 31, June 4, 5, 7, 11, 12 at Draper Amphitheater|
Director Lisa Noyes will helm this production, based on the 1992 Academy Award-winning film and the 2014 hit Broadway show about the “diamond in the rough” who learns that his true worth lies deep within. Performances are planned for July 30, 31, August 2, 6, and 7.
|Auditions||May 18 and 19, held at Draper Amphitheater|
|Performances||July 30, 31, August 2, 6, and 7 at Draper Amphitheater|
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