Shakespeare in the Parking Lot is a testament to the magic of live theatre, reaching audiences in unexpected ways; whether they are performing in an under-served community, making Shakespeare relatable to a teenager, or sparking an interest in the arts in a child. The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) is immensely proud of […]
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The Denver Center for the Performing Arts’ commitment to community performances goes back before Shakespeare in the Parking Lot, before its DCPAccess $10 ticket program, even before its founding in 1979. In fact, the very fabric of the DCPA was rooted in community because its benefactress, the late Helen Bonfils, made it her mission. When […]
“Something [fantastic] this way comes!” Let’s face it. Shakespeare can be confusing. “Thee” and “thou” can often sound like a foreign language. But enter Shakespeare in the Parking Lot…stage right. DCPA’s Education and Community Engagement Department returns with its popular program for a seventh season. And these aren’t your typical performances. Shakespeare in the Parking […]
Students involved in the arts are 4x more likely to be recognized for academic achievement and 3 more likely to win an award for attendance. Children need a solid foundation to thrive, but not every child has the same building blocks. Whether it’s poverty or access or cost or simply a parent who is stretched […]
DCPA Education’s Shakespeare in the Parking Lot program is returning for its seventh season. This spring, three Shakespeare productions will go on tour throughout the community and visit area schools. And these aren’t your typical performances. Shakespeare in the Parking Lot is exactly what it sounds like — stripped-down, abridged versions of Romeo and Juliet, […]
This season is all about returning favorites — A Christmas Carol, Camp Christmas, Hip Hop Nutcracker and Shakespeare!?! While Romeo and Juliet isn’t on the season lineup, it returned — for free — as part of DCPA Education’s Shakespeare in the Parking Lot program.
Grants from National Endowment for the Arts and Morgridge Family Foundation make DCPA’s Shakespeare in the Parking Lot possible DENVER, CO – Teaching artists at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts are excited to bring Shakespeare to students throughout the state as an expansion of the organization’s popular Shakespeare in the Parking Lot program. DCPA […]
Remember when you were a kid and maybe ditched class a few too many times that it raised suspicion? So does Allison Watrous, Executive Director of Education and Community Engagement at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. When her mom came to observe her in class at the teacher’s request, she “quickly found out that I was visiting the bathroom to sing in the acoustics at a full belt!”
Grant Funding Will Support Virtual and In-Person Shakespeare Programming for Youth during the COVID-19 Pandemic.