Tag Archive for: DCPA Education

An actor in a DCPA Education voice over class wears headphones and smiles

The Wonderful World of Voiceover

Cartoon superheros, talking cleaning bottles, instructional videos, the audiobook version of that best seller, and even some of the questions heard on the radio — these are all done by voiceover artists. “It can be so very broad. I think of voiceover as being anytime you hear a voice without the face of the person […]

A row of actors standing at music stands wearing all black

Finalists for High School Playwriting Competition Announced

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) is happy to announce the finalists of the eleventh annual High School Playwriting Competition. The Playwriting Competition is grounded in workshops hosted by DCPA Education Teaching Artists. These in-school workshops introduce students to the fundamentals of playwriting, bolster creative writing skills and encourage them to discover their […]

A group of DCPA education students sing onstage

Gear Up For Summer With These Theatre Classes

Though we may just be over the holiday hump, now it’s time to start planning for summer fun. Not only does theatre offer a great way to spend time during the week, but these unique techniques can help shy kids blossom, show children how to express themselves, and allow everyone to make new friends. With […]

DCPA Education Takes the Stage in ThesCon

If you’ve been to downtown Denver in mid-summer, you might have encountered creatures from a different planet…known locally as FAN EXPO but known nationally as Comic Con. That one weekend a year when sci-fi enthusiasts convene to embody their favorite character, meet celebrities and delve into all things comic-sci-fi-horror-anime-gaming. Fast forward six months and you […]

Little Red's mom, the Wolf, Little Red, and the Park Ranger sing onstage together. Everyone is looking at Little Red, who stands in the center, smiling.

Little Red is Back!

The lovable Little Red is back by popular demand! This charming, song-infused retelling of Little Red Riding Hood finds Little Red at the center of new adventures and new ways of seeing familiar characters. With a wandering wolf, a gardening grandma, singing forest creatures, and characters from other tales joining in, Little Red discovers her […]

A large semi truck called the Bookmobile outside the DCPA

Meet the Bookmobile at LITTLE RED

When families come to see LITTLE RED, a musical retelling of the classic children’s story, Little Red Riding Hood, they might start thinking about all of the other familiar children’s books too. On Dec. 2, the Denver Public Library’s Bookmobile will be there with many books to choose from. Start learning about other variations on […]

A Homegrown Cinematic Triumph: Publish or Perish starring Tim McCracken

The magic of cinema lies in its ability to transport audiences to different worlds and its power to bring communities together. Denver may not have a film scene as famous as New York or LA, but recent tax incentives have attracted filmmakers to the state. Such is the case with Publish or Perish, a homegrown […]

The cast of Overland High School's production of Urinetown huddle behind their Bobby Strong as he sings a note during their performance at the Bobby G Awards

The Roar of the Bobby G’s

“Raise the roof,” “sonic boom,” and “break the sound barrier” are somewhat pale descriptions of the cacophony that emanated from the Ellie Caulkins Opera House on May 18. More than 2,000 students, families and educators attended the 9th Bobby G High School Musical Theatre Awards and the enthusiasm was thunderous. This annual awards ceremony spotlights […]

A student performs a backflip while performing in Central High School's production of Newsies during the Bobby G Awards

Watch the Outstanding Musical Nominees Perform at the 2023 Bobby G Awards

At the 2023 Bobby G Awards, five schools took the stage throughout the evening to perform a number from their nominated production. These schools were all considered for the Outstanding Overall Production of a Musical award: Central High School, ThunderRidge High School, Overland High School, Fossil Ridge High School, and Lakewood High School. Take a […]