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 […]
About Emma Hunt
Emma Hunt is the Communications Coordinator for the DCPA. Her writing interests range from Broadway shows to community events and everything in between.
Outside of work and attending the theatre, Emma enjoys cooking and trying new recipes, reading crime fiction, and playing with her two dogs.
Entries by Emma Hunt
In addition to Mother’s Day and Father’s Day, there is a special day to celebrate children: Día del Niño, or Day of the Child. A holiday that originated in Mexico in 1925, this day is meant to recognize the importance of children in our society and to promote their wellbeing. Now, it is celebrated all […]
Standing onstage in front of strangers is a nightmare scenario for some people. For others, it’s a similar feeling to being the subject of a photograph. But for Susannah McLeod, she excels as a performer and as a photographer. “I like to think the thing I bring to the table as a photographer is helping […]
Since 1995, Women’s History Month has been a time to remember and celebrate the contributions women have made to our history as a nation and society. This year, the Denver Center for the Performing Arts spoke with female members of our executive leadership team to discuss the impact and influence women have had for our […]
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 […]
Do you remember your favorite childhood cartoon? Or the smell of freshly baked bread in your grandma’s kitchen? Maybe you still know all the lyrics to a classic song or keep scrapbooks filled with memories. We all find nostalgia in different things. For Valerie Igoe, it’s musical theatre. As a local actor, Igoe has been […]
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 […]
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 […]
In 2016, a new meme took the world by storm. You on Kazoo!, a video from 1989 was uploaded to YouTube and quickly went viral. The star of this video is a kazoo-loving young boy, Brett Ambler, who now plays Josh Cohen in the DCPA Cabaret production The Other Josh Cohen. Though he might have […]
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, […]