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Auburn Area Community Theatre

  1. Parks and Recreation
  2. Parks and Facilities
  3. Jan Dempsey Community Center

Jan Dempsey Community Arts Center

222 E Drake Ave

  1. Email: webparksrec@auburnalabama.org
  2. Phone: (334) 501-2930
  3. Hours:  M-F: 8AM-5PM

Sara Hand Custer

Cultural Arts Director

  1. Phone: (334) 501-2947
  2. Email: scuster@auburnalabama.org

Auburn Area Community Theatre

The Jan Dempsey Community Arts Center (JDCAC) is home to the Auburn Area Community Theatre (AACT). In partnership with the JDCAC, AACT is a non-profit organization that provides an opportunity for education and participation in the theatre community. AACT presents quality, entertaining and thought-provoking theatre experiences to our cultural community. In addition to theatrical performances, AACT provides a number of workshops and summer camps to area residents.

Make sure to visit their website at www.auburnact.org and check out their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/AuburnACT.

Upcoming AACT Auditions and Productions

AACT Summer Production: Monty Python’s “Spamalot”
Find your grail! Lovingly ripped off from the classic film comedy “Monty Python and the Holy Grail,” “Spamalot” retells the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table, and features a bevy of showgirls, not to mention cows, killer rabbits and French people. The 2005 Broadway production won three Tony Awards, including Best Musical. Tickets go on sale 7/30. To make reservations or purchase tickets, please visit www.auburnact.org. AACT’s reservation information line is (334) 332-0881. $15/Adults. $12/Students and Seniors.

Age(s)                  Day(s)             Date(s)                     Time                   Location
18+                                                                                                          JDCAC
Performances      FSA                 8/11, 8/12                 7 p.m.
                            RFSA               8/17 – 8/19               7 p.m.
Matinee               SU                    8/13, 8/20                 2 p.m.
Contact: Kritzia Hernandez • (786) 216-9870 • kah0057@auburn.edu

AACT Jr. Fall Show Auditions: “The Jungle Book”
Open auditions for ages 5 – 12. This version is not a musical, but there will be instruments and dancing incorporated into the story. Please come prepared to show us your best jungle animal moves and sounds. You can sign up for a time slot or simply show up. The sign up list, and short selections from the script, will be available at the front desk of JDCAC on Monday, August 7.
Age(s)                  Day(s)               Date(s)                    Time                  Location
5 – 12                                                                                                      JDCAC
Auditions              MT                    8/14, 8/15               3 – 6 p.m.
Callbacks             R                       8/17                        3 – 7 p.m.
Rehearsals:         MW                    8/21 – 10/4             4 – 6 p.m.
                            SA                      8/26 – 9/30             9 a.m. – noon
*No rehearsals 9/2 and 9/4
Contact: Melanie Brown • AACT • (334) 332-6834 • supersugarmel@gmail.com

AACT Jr. Fall Production: “The Jungle Book”
Join us while we share Rudyard Kipling’s classic tale of man and beast. In the jungle, you will meet Mowgli, Bagherra, Baloo the Bear, Shere Khan and many others. It is so exciting that you may just find yourself swept up in the story. To make reservations or purchase tickets, please visit www.auburnact.org Our reservation information line is (334) 332-0881. $10/Adults. $8/Students and Seniors.
Age(s)                    Day(s)              Date(s)                        Time                Location
All                                                                                                              JDCAC
Production             RFSAM            10/12-10/14, &10/16    6:30 p.m.
Matinee                 SA                    10/14                            4 p.m.
Contact: Melanie Brown • AACT • (334) 502-9326 • supersugarmel@gmail.com