Entries by Emma Hunt

Peek Behind the Curtain: Outstanding Costume Design for the 2022 Bobby G Awards

Costumes can make or break a Broadway musical. They provide context for the show, like time period and location, they help establish characters’ personalities and circumstances, and they support the style and aesthetic of the production. Imagine The Lion King without masks or Les Misérables with everyone dressed in jeans. In high school musical theatre, […]

Early Arts Education to Broadway: Costume and Set Design for Moulin Rouge! The Musical

At the Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA), we provide arts education for children through our year-round acting classes. A signature DCPA summer experience? The Musical Madness, Musical Mayhem, and Musical Mania courses where children create original ten-minute musicals.   These classes have been a longstanding trademark of the DCPA summer sessions since their inception […]

Outstanding Lead Actor Nominees: The Bobby G Awards 2022

The Bobby G Awards is a regional high school musical theatre awards ceremony that celebrates educators and students from across Colorado. The event will take place on Thursday, May 26 at 7:00p.m. in the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. General admission tickets are available now for only $10 each.   Let’s take a closer look at the […]

Intro to Acting: A First-Hand Account

I hadn’t stepped foot in a classroom since my senior year of college. And even then – my last class was my Senior Seminar, where my classmates and I laughed and talked while procrastinating submitting our theses.   But I’ve always been interested in learning and exercising my brain. Life can get boring if you’re not […]

Spring Classes Photo Recap

Spring Education classes at the DCPA are wrapping up but it’s time to get excited about taking a class this summer! We offer a wide range of classes for children, teens, and adults. Whether you’re a seasoned actor looking to enhance your improv skills, you have a child interested in theatre, or you just want […]

Eboni Boneé Coleman Explores Faith and Love in “We Believe in God, Too”

In the Black community, religion and spirituality run deep in African traditions. The Black Church is a melting pot that enslaved people from different African communities created to combat a system designed to crush their spirit. Other Black American spiritual practices like Hoodoo, Yoruba, and Obeah spring from ancestral African roots as well. Belief in […]