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2020 Colorado New Play Summit casting includes first Native American Oscar winner for acting

The region’s largest new-play festival will gather dozens of actors, directors, playwrights and crew

Colorado New Play Summit. Photo by Adams VisCom.

February in Colorado theatre: A time for new voices to take stage

Colorado companies will be telling many previously untold stories

Phamaly Theatre Company Artistic Director Regan Linton was a presenter at Monday's 'Immerse In Access' event. Photo by John Moore.

How to approach improving accessibility? Start with, ‘Don’t be a jerk!’

Denver’s diverse grassroots community of immersive artists gathers for insight on how to be more inclusive

2020 Scenesters Student Playwriting

DCPA Education names three student plays to be featured at 2020 Summit

The three winning scripts will be presented at next month’s Colorado New Play Summit Denver Center Education has announced the three winning plays for its seventh annual statewide AT&T High School Playwriting Competition, which this year drew 154 one-act plays for consideration from Colorado student writers. The following plays will be presented together as a […]

Some of the creative team for Off-Center's 'Theater of the Mind,' created by David Byrne and Mala Gaonkar. Photo by Adams VisCom.

Announcing the creative team for ‘Theater of the Mind’

DCPA Off-Center will present world premiere of co-creation by David Byrne and Mala Gaonkar in August The Denver Center’s Off-Center programming wing has announced the creative team for the world premiere immersive production Theater of the Mind, coming to Denver in August, co-created by Talking Heads frontman David Byrne and writer Mala Gaonkar. Theater of […]

Scenesters: DCPA announces 2020 class of student playwriting finalists

On Monday, DCPA Education will reveal the three scripts to be presented at next month’s Colorado New Play Summit Denver Center Education has announced the 10 finalists for its seventh annual statewide AT&T High School Playwriting Competition, which this year drew 154 one-act plays for consideration from Colorado student writers. On Monday, DCPA Education will […]

Gareth Saxe of 'You Lost Me,' at the 2019 Colorado New Play Summit reading. Its first public performance in January 17. Photo by John Moore.

How development works: Finding the play in ‘You Lost Me’

‘Everything you thought you knew about the story of You Lost Me could be completely different’ Every writer’s process is as individual as the writers are themselves. Theatre is a collaborative experience. However, the playwright is often doing their work in isolation. The joy of new-play development comes from opening up the process to other […]