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2024 DAPA Audition Information

Now accepting auditions for PLAYS FOR LIVING THEATRE COMPANY 2024-2025, ROMEO AND JULIET, and INTO THE WOODS! Audition video and form MUST be submitted NO LATER than Saturday April 13 at 5:00 pm. Casting will be communicated (via the email address you provide on the form) by Friday April 19.

Summer Camp Audition
Plays For Living
Audition Form
Dakota News Now Media Camp Application
Dakota News Now Media Camp Waiver

Ages 14–18 may audition
Rehearsals/Camp Dates: July 8–12 & 15–19 (2 weeks – Mon.-Fri.), 1–6 p.m.
Performances: July 19 at 7 p.m. | July 20 at 2 & 7 p.m.        
Tuition Fee: $315 (Pavilion Members)/$350 (Non-Members) **
Location of Camp and Performances:  Orpheum Theatre Center

This Musical Theatre Camp impresses audiences every summer! Students will audition and will spend the two weeks learning from and working alongside theatre professionals on the Orpheum Theater stage. Challenge yourself, make lasting friendships, rehearse and learn the importance of teamwork in this 2-week theatre camp that culminates in a full-scale full-length Broadway musical performance.

Ages 14–18 may audition
Rehearsals/Camp Dates: June 3–7 & June 10–14 (2 weeks – Mon.-Fri.), 1–4 p.m.
Performances: June 14 at 7 p.m. | June 15 at 7 p.m.
Tuition Fee: $180 (Pavilion Members)/$200 (Non-Members)**
Location of Camp and Performances:  Augustana University

In this two-week long intensive, join our professional directing team to explore the beautiful language and complex characters presented by William Shakespeare. Students in this year’s Shakespeare Camp will perform an abbreviated version of Shakespeare’s ROMEO AND JULIET. Don’t miss this fantastic opportunity to get to know the Bard!

Ages 13–18 may audition
Tuition Fee: $90 (Pavilion Members)/$100 (Non-Members)**
Rehearsals and performances take place toward the end of the summer and throughout the school year.

Through the Plays for Living Theatre Company, theatre students at DAPA at the Washington Pavilion perform in the community as a means of educating students and community members. Plays are designed to provoke conversation and raise awareness and communication around sensitive social issues.

**Scholarships and Open Door Pricing are available for qualifying students

Audition Checklist:

  1. Review the Audition Form and audition requirements for each program
  2. Select an audition song and/or monologue
  3. Practice your selection(s)
  4. Record your audition using our FlipGrid or another video platform of your choice! The video should include your student introducing them self, singing the audition song and/or reading their monologue selection. 
    - View our sample audition
    - How to record on FlipGrid
    - Once your video is recorded, click “Share” and you can copy and paste the link to insert into your Google Audition Form.
  5. Finally - fill out the Audition Form!
    - Be sure to include ALL known conflicts for the rehearsals. 
    - When the form is complete, be sure to click SUBMIT and that you receive the confirmation message.
    - Audition Forms and Videos are due no later than Saturday April 13 at 5:00 pm.