Entries by Emma Holst

Five Fast Facts About Polar Bears, Black Boys & Prairie Fringed Orchids by Vincent Terrell Durham

Polar Bears, Black Boys & Prairie Fringed Orchids by Vincent Terrell Durham was selected by DCPA Theatre Company as one of four featured readings in its 2023 Colorado New Play Summit. Get to know this all-new play before it’s read in front of a Denver audience for the first time!  EVOLUTION OF TROPES Playwright Vincent […]

Behind-the-Scenes Tours Return to the DCPA

There is more than meets the eye in the art of theatre. There’s plenty of behind-the-scenes magic at the Denver Center that brings each play to life. The DCPA Theatre Company features an in-house production team, including costume designers, set builders, propmakers, technical specialists, and more. A behind-the-scenes tour program was introduced to offer the […]

From Telenovelas to Laughs in Spanish

Mariana, a Cuban and Colombian-American woman living in Miami, is the protagonist of Alexis Scheer’s world premiere play, Laughs in Spanish. But if you were to ask Mariana, the real star of the show would be her mother, Estella. As a larger-than-life telenovela actress, Estella brings some uproarious drama to Laughs in Spanish.   Telenovelas, often […]

The Impact of DCPA Education

Denver Center for the Performing Arts Education offers year-round classes for all ages at all skill levels. Whether your child is looking to try something new, or you would like to develop your interpersonal skills for your career, or you’re a young actor looking to build your skill set, or a professional wanting to switch […]

What Are Audiences Saying About Theater of the Mind?

Theater of the Mind began as a concept by multi-hyphenate artist David Byrne. In partnering with Charlie Miller, the Executive Director and Curator for the DCPA’s Off-Center programming, the immersive, theatrical neuroscience experience became a reality. After years in development, Theater of the Mind premiered at York Street Yards in August 2022, sparking conversation in […]

Flexible Schedules Boost Enrollment for DCPA Education

A study by Pew Research Center shows that a majority of Americans were able to find a personal silver lining in the pandemic. Many people noted that having more flexibility in their working schedules, remote or hybrid work environments, and the implementation of video meetings has allowed them to dedicate more time to personal activities. […]

Who’s Who in The Crown – Live!

Whether you’ve seen “The Crown” on Netflix or are fascinated by the British monarchy, you’ll love The Crown – Live!, now playing at the Garner Galleria Theatre. But if you’re looking for a laugh and need to brush up on your history, here’s a guide to the key players in the show.  Queen Elizabeth II […]

Winnie the Pooh Comes to Denver

Everyone’s favorite hunny-loving bear is coming to Denver in November. Winnie the Pooh: The New Musical Adaptation will stop at The Newman Center for the Performing Arts on November 11-13. Spend some time in the Hundred Acre Wood with Pooh and his friends!  Pooh holds a special place in the hearts of many people. For […]