Entries by DCPA Press

2022 Student Playwriting Competition Finalists and Winners

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) is proud to announce the winning plays as part of its annual High School and Middle School Playwriting Competition, which has impacted more than 25,000 students since its inception in 2013. The DCPA’s Education & Community Engagement Department launched the playwriting program to spark interest in the […]

Celebratory Cocktails and Drinks from Our Caterers

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts has asked our catering partners to share how they rang in 2022 with a celebratory drink. Whether you’re participating in Dry January, want to experience something new, or are preparing something special for Valentine’s Day next month, they have something for you. From Serendipity Catering: Serendipity Shirley Temple […]

How to Make the Most of Your Denver Vacation

By: Katlyn Eriksen After what can only be described as a chaotic year and a half with national and international travel coming to a halt, Americans are once again exploring everything the USA, and beyond, has to offer. If you are planning your first vacation in a while, Denver is definitely a destination worth considering. Regardless […]

Hamilton Prop Details As Told By the Prop-Makers Themselves

As Hamilton was gearing up for the road, the team went to see where the sausage gets made! Actually, they visited Mary Therese Creede and her team at Jerard Studio in Red Hook, Brooklyn where all of the Hamilton props are created. Mary Therese’s team knows the Hamilton props inside and out. So, they asked […]

Reviving a Legend: Rattlesnake Kate

By: John Moore Hard to believe, but it’s already been three years since Colorado New Play Summit audiences got a sneak peek at Rattlesnake Kate, which back then wasn’t much more than a promising twinkle in the eyes, ears and imagination of Neyla Pekarek. Simply put: “The Rattlesnake Kate world premiere musical that you will […]

Phamaly’s 2022 Season: Strength through Family

By: Madison Stout The last two years proved unprecedented for the arts, and while many stayed home in isolation and theatres across the country closed their doors, Phamaly did what they do best — they adapted. By transitioning to virtual platforms, the nomadic theatre company continued its extraordinary work and provided the community with the […]

5 Tips for Your Next Audition

By: Madison Stout Have an audition coming up? Here are some quick auditioning tips from DCPA Casting Director Grady Soapes and Head of Acting Tim McCracken. Be prepared to the best of your ability. Know WHO you are auditioning for: Who is the director, what do you know about the theater? Know WHAT you are […]