Our colleagues at the Colorado Symphony along with our mutual sponsor, UCHealth, believe in the healing power of music. This past year has been challenging for so many, but none more so than those battling difficult diseases. Read more about their project to connect patients to the power of music.
While DCPA Education typically offers nearly a dozen programs for more than 500 schools, four options were best suited for a virtual reimagining.
We asked our social media followers what traditions they especially treasure at the theatre. Here are the top five (or six) reasons that draw people to the theatre year after year.
If you’re looking for uplifting music to fill your holiday season, look no further than our cultural colleague — Colorado Children’s Chorale.
In 1991, Cleo Parker Robinson Dance (CPRD) presented its inaugural production of Granny Dances to a Holiday Drum. What began as a story recounting global holiday traditions through dance is now — for the first time — being shared with audiences around the world.
Does thinking about the holidays this year make you feel a bit like a Scrooge? We understand the feeling. It can be hard to stay merry when there’s so much going on in the world. For the Denver Center for the Performing Arts, the inability to produce our annual tradition of A Christmas Carol this year came as a disappointment. The Wolf Theatre renovations are nearly complete, but with current CDC and city guidelines in place for slowing the spread of COVID-19, it simply wasn’t possible to make it happen this year. We found ourselves saying, “Bah, humbug,” more times than we care to admit.
Since 1952, the day after Thanksgiving has been considered the official start of the holiday shopping season, although the term “Black Friday” didn’t come into popular use for several decades. In 2005, the phrase “Cyber Monday” was first used to describe the increase in online shopping just days later.
Earlier this week, PHI Studio, Legendary Entertainment, and Emerson Collective announced an ongoing partnership to take acclaimed director Alejandro G. Iñárritu’s virtual reality exhibition CARNE y ARENA (Virtually present, Physically invisible) on a multi-year, international tour, set to debut in Aurora, Colorado.
Hassan Salem is a mile-high banker who loves the great outdoors, enjoys golf, is an accomplished skier (not to mention one of the top bankers in the skiing industry), and an avid football fan who never misses a Broncos game if he can help it. He’s also engaged in the theater, predominantly behind the stage, where he is intent on keeping the arts alive and healthy – even in the middle of a global pandemic.
This year has come with many challenges, including the postponement of Phamaly’s summer musical and corresponding fundraiser featuring Alice in Wonderland, leading to a significant loss of revenue for the organization.