Entries by Madison Stout

Catching up with Dixie

Our fast-talkin’, red-headed Alabama girl is back and ready for the last rodeo of her original show, Never Wear a Tube Top while Riding a Mechanical Bull (and 16 Other Things I Learned While I was Drinking Last Thursday). Since debuting the show in the Garner Galleria Theatre in 2014, Dixie Longate has shared laughs […]

Continuing Your Artistic Journey

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts’ Education program takes pride in its ability to offer classes for students from three to a hundred and three. From eager and imaginative students to seasoned professionals honing their craft, everyone has opportunities. “We have some folks who join that are just beginning their journey as actors,” Head […]

2018 Bobby G Winners: Where are they now?

Each May, The Bobby G Awards gather high school students from across Colorado to celebrate and reward their theatrical achievements. After two years away from the stage, The Bobby G’s are back with more excitement than ever. “The energy, power and positivity in the high school programs this year has been exceptional,” Executive Director of […]

Adult Education Students: Making their Mark in Video Games

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts’ Education program offers a wide range of classes from introduction to acting, scene study, stage combat, and more. A unique part of the program is that teaching artists largely continue to work within the theatre community, providing students a rich learning opportunity. One such teaching artist, Sylvia Gregory, […]

Denver Gay Men’s Chorus: Building Community through Music

In 1982, a group of gay men decided, over a Chinese dinner, to form the Denver Gay Men’s Chorus (DGMC) with a commitment to build a diverse community and foster acceptance through music. Having performed in concert halls across Denver and the U.S., and venues including Coors Field, not to mention the steps of Colorado’s […]

10 Choruses Fostering Community Around Denver

A 2018 study by Chorus America found that over 54 million Americans participate in choral groups. While there is not a direct correlation between one’s involvement in a chorus leading to a happier life, it does show that such groups foster a strong sense of community. Here’s a list of several choirs with such communities […]

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 […]