Tag Archive for: DCPA

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Colorado Dragon Boat Festival: Connecting the community through culture and competition

Did you know there are more than 30 Asian ethnicities in the Denver area? There are not just Chinese, Japanese, Koreans, Vietnamese and Indians (South Asians) here. There are many other identities that fall under the Asian American Pacific Islander label: Cambodians, Lao people, Mongolians, native Hawaiian, Burmese, Pakistani, Filipino and more. And the easiest […]

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DCPA at the 2022 Pride Parade

More than 65 DCPA team members, volunteers and friends joined together to walk in the 2022 Pride Parade along Colfax Avenue. Over the two-day event, organizers estimated attendance at more than 525,000 — all of whom appeared to line the parade route and cheer on the DCPA truck and our enthusiastic group. When the emcee […]

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DCPA Elevates Off-Center and Promotes Charlie Miller

Denver Center for the Performing Arts elevates Off-Center programming line and promotes Charlie Miller to Executive Director & Curator In 2010, the Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) announced the creation of Off-Center, a subset of its Tony-winning Theatre Company. Now, after being experienced by nearly 320,500 people, Off-Center will be elevated to a […]

A Spectacular Saturday Night Alive

Talk about a spectacular Spectacular! Saturday Night Alive 2022 transported 500 guests to the glamour and glitz of the Moulin Rouge. Held on June 25, the DCPA’s 41st annual fundraiser raised more than $830,000 for arts and education. Lynn & Kevin McDonald of the Genesee Mountain Foundation were honored with the Daniel L. Ritchie Spotlight […]

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A Special Thank You to DCPA Chairman Martin Semple

Five years ago on July 1, 2017, Martin Semple became only the third Chairman of the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. Yet he was anything but new to the organization. In fact, Semple, a partner in the Denver law firm of Semple, Farrington & Everall, has been the DCPA’s legal representative since before the […]

an actor dressed as a black spotted cat in the Broadway National Tour of Cats

Community: Seven Shows To Engage Kids When It’s Cold

By: Linnea Covington Even if you’re from Colorado that doesn’t mean the family wants to be outside all winter long. It gets cold and wet out there. Luckily, there are plenty of great ways to enjoy the great indoors this season, especially when it comes to exciting shows to bring your little ones to. From […]

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Why Take a Class Now

The last two years have taken a toll on our youth. Remote learning, mask mandates, the attrition of teachers…. Study after study shows that student’s fell behind while mental health challenges grew exponentially. While there are many ways to address these concerns, one proven way to boost academic achievement and stimulate confidence is exposure to […]

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Making Theatre Affordable

Attention-grabbing headlines about outrageous ticket prices are hard to overcome, but at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts, we attempt to make theatre affordable. Here’s how: Scholarships Whether it’s a Student Matinee or an education class, scholarships are available to students and schools to eliminate barriers to participation. In fact, in our 2018/19 season, […]

Two New Individuals Join the Board of Trustees

Denver Center for the Performing Arts’ Chairman Martin Semple and President & CEO Janice Sinden are pleased to announce that two new individuals will join the Board of Trustees: David Farahi and Susan Fox Pinkowitz. David Farahi served as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Monarch Casino & Resort in Reno, Nevada from 2012 to 2021. […]