Entries by Emma Holst

Mentoring Student Playwrights: Patrick Elkins-Zeglarski

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts’ (DCPA) Student Playwriting Competition held its staged readings during the 2022 Colorado New Play Summit. But these plays have a slightly different journey to the stage than those of the professional playwrights. The main difference? The young playwrights receive guidance from the DCPA Education team to hone their […]

Renaissance Man Seth Dhonau of The Other Josh Cohen

Local theatre fans have likely seen Seth Dhonau before. Not only has he appeared on DCPA stages, he’s a regular at the Colorado Shakespeare Festival and other local theatre companies. When asked about his repertoire, Dhonau says he loves to experience all art forms. “I’m always amazed that there are more similarities than differences between […]

“Superwoman” Nicole deBree of The Other Josh Cohen Shoots the Opening Free-Throw at The Denver Nuggets Game for their Western Union First Shot Promotion

Nicole deBree, who literally plays “Several People” in the DCPA Cabaret musical The Other Josh Cohen, also holds several roles in real life. From actor to mom to music teacher, deBree also held the title of “free-throw shooter” at the Denver Nuggets vs. Orlando Magic basketball game on Monday, February 14. After playing basketball through […]

“Something [fantastic] this way comes”; Shakespeare in the Parking Lot Returns with Macbeth and More!

DCPA Education’s Shakespeare in the Parking Lot program is returning for its seventh season. This spring, three Shakespeare productions will go on tour throughout the community and visit area schools. And these aren’t your typical performances. Shakespeare in the Parking Lot is exactly what it sounds like — stripped-down, abridged versions of Romeo and Juliet, […]