Salt Lake County’s Zoo, Arts & Parks (ZAP) program is an important funding source for DAC.
We are excited to announce our first show of the 2020 season, Mamma Mia!
On a small Greek island, Sophie dreams of a perfect wedding. Told through the legendary music of ABBA, Mamma Mia! has become a worldwide sensation that has audiences everywhere dancing.
The show performs May 29, 30, June 1, 5, 6, 8, 11*, 12, and 13. (*In case of a cancellation due to weather, June 11 will be the makeup date.) Auditions are open for adults and youth ages 16 and up. Directed and choreographed by Susan DeMill, with music direction by Tricia Swanson.
Auditions will be held 7-9 pm Thursday 20 February and 9-10:30 am Saturday 22 February. Callbacks begin at 11:30 am Saturday 22 February. All of the above will be held at American Preparatory Academy Campus III (431 W 11915 S in Draper, the building furthest west).
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 recorded tracks.
For additional suggestions on having a successful audition, please review these audition tips.
Callbacks will include reading, singing, and dancing. Wear clothing you can dance in. Print out, study ahead of time, and bring with you the appropriate pages from this document.
The callback list will be posted to the DAC website by the end of day Thursday 20 February. Saturday auditioners will be invited in person to stay for callbacks. The cast list will be posted by 10 pm Sunday 1 March.
Normal rehearsals begin the first week of April at the Draper Amphitheater (944 E Vestry Rd) and will typically run Monday through Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings. Evening tech rehearsals will start mid-May. A rehearsal calendar will be maintained on the DAC website.
We will hold two special rehearsals to get an early start on the big numbers. These will be Tuesday 24 March and Thursday 26 March at APA.
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. A script deposit of $25 in the form of a check or cash is required to obtain a script. Please bring exact change.
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
We’re pleased to announce our 2020 summertime lineup.
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 29, 30, June 1, 5, 6, 8, 12, and 13.
|Auditions||February 20 and 22 at American Prep Academy|
|Performances||May 29, 30, June 1, 5, 6, 8, 12, 13 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. Audition and rehearsal schedule to be announced. Performances are planned for July 25, 27, 31 and August 1. Make sure you are subscribed to our email list and Facebook page to receive updates.
|Auditions||Dates to be announced, held at Draper Amphitheater|
|Performances||July 25, 27, 31, August 1 at Draper Amphitheater|
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