Entries by Suzanne Yoe

Toulouse-Lautrec: His work epitomizes the Moulin Rouge

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864-1901) was a French artist during the post-impressionist movement who produced the original iconic imagery of the Moulin Rouge. Despite being born into one of the oldest noble families in the country, he spent his adult life amid dancers, actors and artists enjoying a rather bohemian lifestyle. As The Art Story describes: […]

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Colorado Governor Jared Polis and the Colorado Department of Human Services kicked off “Mental Health Awareness Month” on May 2. The state joins a national movement to raise awareness about mental health, fight stigma and support the estimated 1 million Coloradans with mental health conditions and their families. As audiences witnessed in DCPA Theatre Company’s […]

Mothers of DCPA Theatre Company Productions

Among many songs written by the late, great Stephen Sondheim, “Children Will Listen” evokes a sense of great responsibility in any listening parent. And as we approach Mother’s Day, the lyrics remind us that our family matriarchs leave an indelible impression on the person whom we will become: “Children will look to you for which […]

2022 LTC Comedy Carnaval Will Leave ’em Laughin’

In 2012, eight Latinx theatre professionals created the Latinx Theatre Commons (LTC), a flagship program of HowlRound. Now, the group brings its 2022 LTC Comedy Carnaval to Denver June 9-11, 2022. Su Teatro will host the three-day celebration of plays, comedy, discussions, networking and late-night parties. Plus, all participants are invited to attend Chicanos Sing […]

5 Reasons to Take Private Acting Coaching

This week, the DCPA Theatre Company holds local and national auditions for its upcoming 2022/23 season. Whether you practice your monologue in the mirror, run lines with your BFF, or repeat “she sells sea shells by the seashore” 10 times fast, there are other ways to prep for the BIG day. Whether you are a […]

Book Stars: Setting the stage for literacy

   What would it have been like to have Charlie Brown’s teacher? Wah wah, wah wah, wah wah…  Good grief!    A good teacher guides students to learn. A great teacher makes it fun. A DCPA Teaching Artist leaves an impression to last a lifetime.    DCPA Education offers everything from acting classes to playwriting […]

A “camp-ier” Camp Christmas

If ever there was a King of Christmas, it might just be Lakewood’s very own Lonnie Hanzon. But instead of donning a crown, Hanzon takes on the role of Camp Director when DCPA Off-Center’s Camp Christmas opens at Heritage Lakewood Belmar Park. What started three years ago in Aurora’s Stanley Marketplace can no longer be […]