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A costume sketch for Moulin Rouge! The Musical

Early Arts Education to Broadway: Costume and Set Design for Moulin Rouge! The Musical

At the Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA), we provide arts education for children through our year-round acting classes. A signature DCPA summer experience? The Musical Madness, Musical Mayhem, and Musical Mania courses where children create original ten-minute musicals.   These classes have been a longstanding trademark of the DCPA summer sessions since their inception […]

Outstanding Lead Actress Nominees: Bobby G Awards 2022

The Bobby G Awards is a regional high school musical theatre awards ceremony that celebrates educators and students from all over Colorado. The event will take place on Thursday, May 26 at 7:00p.m. in the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. General admission tickets are available now for only $10 each. Let’s take a closer look at […]

Outstanding Lead Actor Nominees: The Bobby G Awards 2022

The Bobby G Awards is a regional high school musical theatre awards ceremony that celebrates educators and students from across Colorado. The event will take place on Thursday, May 26 at 7:00p.m. in the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. General admission tickets are available now for only $10 each.   Let’s take a closer look at the […]

A whiteboard covered with text on acting techniques

Intro to Acting: A First-Hand Account

I hadn’t stepped foot in a classroom since my senior year of college. And even then – my last class was my Senior Seminar, where my classmates and I laughed and talked while procrastinating submitting our theses.   But I’ve always been interested in learning and exercising my brain. Life can get boring if you’re not […]

Two actors argue on set in a DCPA class

Spring Classes Photo Recap

Spring Education classes at the DCPA are wrapping up but it’s time to get excited about taking a class this summer! We offer a wide range of classes for children, teens, and adults. Whether you’re a seasoned actor looking to enhance your improv skills, you have a child interested in theatre, or you just want […]

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 […]

A group of actors wearing MoCap Suits pose for a photo

Adult Education Students: Making their Mark in Video Games

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts’ Education program offers a wide range of classes from introduction to acting, scene study, stage combat, and more. A unique part of the program is that teaching artists largely continue to work within the theatre community, providing students a rich learning opportunity. One such teaching artist, Sylvia Gregory, […]

Middle School Improv Short Form

Scene: An Improv Class For Teens

“Bee, beeeee!” screamed Sam Charney as they ran across the stage of the Randy Weeks Conservatory Theatre during one of the many games the improv class was doing. They ducked behind the other character on stage as Teaching Artist Heather Curran gasped, “Is there really a bee here?” “No,” said Sam, pausing the action. “I’m […]