Tag Archive for: CPRD

Local Organizations Expand: Dream big or go home!

“Dream BIG or go home” seems to be the mantra of three of the area’s leading cultural organizations. Cleo Parker Robinson Dance, Denver Museum of Nature & Science and Miners Alley Playhouse (now Performing Arts Center) have ambitious plans for expansion. While all three organizations benefit from the citizen approved SCFD — a 0.1% sales […]

The five founders of IABD pose with their medal of the arts in the White House

IABD Receives 2023 National Medal of the Arts

The International Association of Blacks in Dance (IABD) was an idea hatched in 1988 by some of the country’s leading dance companies and artists to preserve and promote dance by people of African ancestry. Denver’s own Cleo Parker Robinson was one of the five founders of IABD who helped form and shape it into a […]

Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Headquarters as seen from the street

Cleo Parker Robinson Dance receives $4M Community Revitalization Grant

Cleo Parker Robinson Dance (CPRD), Denver’s own venerable and internally renown dance company and school, is the proud recipient of a $4 million Community Revitalization grant from Colorado Creative Industries, a division of The State of Colorado’s Office of Economic Development and International Trade. CPRD is one of eight recipients in this funding cycle, which […]