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Dakota Academy of Performing Arts 

The Dakota Academy of Performing Arts (DAPA) at the Washington Pavilion is a program designed to inspire young theatre and music students in the Sioux Falls area to practice perfect, play hard and perform better than they ever thought they could.

DAPA is designed for students who desire a creative, challenging atmosphere with direct instruction and ensemble learning. With a team of accomplished musicians and theatre professionals mentoring and teaching for DAPA, students are motivated to perform with passion, dedication and excellence. Students prepare to give professional-level music and theatre performances in the community throughout the year.

If you’re looking for more than theatre and music lessons and have a real love for the arts, DAPA at the Washington Pavilion was created for you!

We would love for you to join us if you are:

Between the ages of 5-18 with an interest in music or theatre
   
Seeking a positive social network that builds confidence and self-esteem
   
Fully dedicated to practice and rehearsals each week
   
Looking to not only meet expectations, but exceed them
   
Ready to work and play hard in a fun, creative environment
 

DAPA Youth Theatre

Upcoming Productions

CHARLOTTE'S WEB
  • Performances: March 16-19, 2017

JUNIE B. JONES, THE MUSICAL
  • Performances: April 20-23, 2017
 

Upcoming Auditions

Spring Youth Productions: January 9-10, 2017 (4:30-7:30 p.m.)
Open for ages 8-18

  • CHARLOTTE'S WEB
    • Rehearsals: January 18-March 15, 2017
    • Performances: March 16-19, 2017

  • JUNIE B. JONES, THE MUSICAL
    • Rehearsals: January 23-April 19, 2017
    • Performances: April 20-23, 2017

Audition FAQ

For answers to your audition questions, click here .

DAPA Music Program

Upcoming Performances

DAPA Fall Chamber Ensemble Recitals
Monday & Tuesday, December 12 & 13, 2016 | 7 p.m.

DAPA Chamber Orchestra Holiday Concert
Thursday, December 22, 2016 | 7 p.m.
 

Upcoming Auditions

To arrange an audition, please contact dapa@washingtonpavilion.org.


Thank you to our generous sponsors: CNA Surety, Dillion Trust, Egger Steel, First National Bank, Graco Foundation, Modern Woodmen, Sioux Valley Energy.

  


 

 

 



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