PostHeaderIcon Auditions

Casting call for A Whimsical Christmas!!

Auditions for the 2017 performance of ‘A Whimsical Christmas’ will be held Tuesday, April 25th from 6:15-7:15pm (1st grade +) at the Keely Jardell School of Dance studio.
(make-up audition is Saturday, April 29th from 9:00-9:45am)
Dancers must be enrolled in ballet class at the time of the audition. Dancers must be 6 years old (1st grade) by September 1st. Dancers must wear black leotard, black booty shorts or skirt, pink tights, ballet shoes, and hair up for audition.


For any additional information, please contact the studio at 409-724-6567 Mondays – Thursday (3pm-8pm).

PostHeaderIcon Parent Meeting

MPAC will have a mandatory parent meeting at 7:15pm on Wednesday, August 24, 2016.  Every cast member must have a parent present.

PostHeaderIcon 2016- 2017 MPAC Board of Directors

The Mid County Performing Arts Company would like to announce the following volunteers have been elected to serve as board members for the 2016-2017 Whimsical season.

President – Lesa Wiedenfeld
Vice President – Kara Booth
2nd Vice President – Tabetha Franklin
Secretary – Kandi Ellis
Treasurer – Bill Jardell
Members – Amy Smith, Keely Jardell, Jessica Blanchard, Shelby Rinehart, Alaina Cole, Kim Hawkins, Lauren Konjoyan

PostHeaderIcon Cast Auditions Begin Aug 9

Cast auditions will begin August 9th for all 2016 Whimsical Christmas cast members.  Check the MPAC calendar to view your rehearsal times.

The 2016 cast of characters will be announced by the end of August 2016.

PostHeaderIcon Members Announced

We feel overwhelmingly fortunate that so many dancers auditioned this year for our annual show. Thank you for all the dancers that came out to audition.

Congratulations to the new members for the 2016-2017 Whimsical Christmas. The first mandatory meeting is Tuesday, April 26th at 6:30pm. All new members must have a representative present at this meeting.

PostHeaderIcon 2016 CAST AUDITIONS

2016 CAST AUDITIONS will be held

TUESDAY, APRIL 12, 2016 from 6:30-7:30pm and
SATURDAY, APRIL 16, 2016 9-10am

at the Keely Jardell’s Performing Arts Studio, 2921 Ave. H in Nederland.

For any additional information, please contact the studio at 409-724-6567.

PostHeaderIcon Attention MPAC Alumni

Alumni — we invite YOU to be a part of the 15th annual “A Whimsical Christmas”.

There have been a lot of changes through the year, but the excitement for the dancers never changes. I hope the MPAC alumni can join us in celebrating this show. If you have any questions or concerns send me a message or call the studio. I look forward to hearing from you and watching you perform once more! Love – Miss Keely

Details: You are invited to be a part of the opening book song as well as “Green Eggs and Ham” at the end (you can enjoy watching the show in between). You will wear a red t-shirt (see below) and black leggings and tennis shoes.  On the order form, please indicate the number of years you participated in the show so we can add it to your shirt.
Click here for the order form for the t-shirt –> Alumni order form.

The shows are Friday December 11th at 7pm and Saturday December 12th at 2pm. If you can only perform in one show that is fine. We will be posting a video of the steps Thursday, but you will probably remember them 🙂 Please share with all of your Whimsical Christmas alumni friends!

Whimsical Alumni shirt both

PostHeaderIcon Cast Updates

Weekend of Sept 19th — Link Sale at Market Basket on Nederland Ave, Cast and Individual photos, and costume sizing. A detailed calendar and biography note will be sent home on Sat. 12.

Monday, September 21 — Program Ads and biographies are due. Reminder that 1/8 size ads cannot include pictures or logos, only words.

Thursday, October 1 — Sponsorship Ads are due.

PostHeaderIcon Links Sale Tomorrow

Tomorrow there will be LINKS, WINKS, and WHIMSICAL HIGH JINKS!! Tomorrow is the day to help get us to the stage!!

The Mid County Performing Arts company link sale is Saturday, May 16th at Market Basket from 10a-2p.
Come by and help this talented 2015 WHIMSICAL cast get the show to the stage!!


PostHeaderIcon Reminder: Auditions Tonight

MPAC Audition are TONIGHT! Be a part of the 2015 Whimsical Christmas Show!!

1st grade – 4th grade: 6:30-7:15pm Wednesday, April 15
5th grade & up: 7:15-8:00pm Wednesday, April 15
All grades: 9-10am Saturday, April 18

 Also, parents — take a look at the May calendar for some very important dates.

Text Message Updates
If you would like to receive cast updates and reminders via text, send a text message saying "@whimsical" to 81010.
Thank you to our 2016 Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors
Hernandez Office Solutions
JUX Technologies
Exxon Mobil
Americom Marketing
LabelleCo Fabrication LLC
Golden Triangle Emergency Center

Gold Sponsors
Mobiloil Federal Credit Union
The Jay Bruce 7th Annual Golf Benefit & Tournament
Wind’s Construction & Phamily
Law Offices of Gordon D. Friesz
Gulf Credit Union

Silver Sponsors
Collision & Classics

Bronze Sponsors
Motiva Enterprises LLC, Port Arthur Refinery
Kings Pharmacy – Mid County
Star Graphics, Inc.
Kinsel Ford
Salon 910
Valero Port Arthur Refinery
Triangle Driving II
Women’s Center of Beaumont
Texas Best Nursery
Bette Davidson, State Farm Agent
Team Dayna Simmons
Ace Glass & Mirror
Gulfside Dental and Orthodontics
Lockwood International
Capital One


Keely Jardell
Kim Hawkins
Jessica Blanchard
Alaina Cole
Shelby Rinehart
Lauren Konjoyan
Caitlin Davis
Brooke Sonnier