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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 […]

The Lead Performer nominees stand huddled together, singing the final note of the medley at the Bobby G Awards. Each has one arm raised, fingers reaching high.

Watch the Lead Performer Nominees Sing at the 2023 Bobby G Awards

At each Bobby G Awards, there is a special passing of the torch. The previous years’ Lead Performer winners kick off a medley performance, then give the stage to the nominees. At the 2023 Bobby G Awards, Thomas Beeker and Madison Manning launched into “Something’s Coming” from West Side Story, before stepping aside for each […]

Ethan Hoover stands framed by classic, feathered fans while performing in Lakewood High School's production of Something Rotten during the Bobby G Awards

Photo Recap: 2023 Bobby G Awards

The Bobby G Awards took place on May 18 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. Over a thousand people were in attendance to celebrate the achievements of high school musical theatre programs from across the state. Take a look at some of the photos from the ceremony below!