Central City Opera celebrates 89th season with 2021 Summer Festival

Carousel and Rigoletto will be performed at Hudson Gardens Dido and Aeneas will take place in Central City Central City Opera’s summer festival returns to the stage July 3-August 1. Rodgers & Hammerstein’s beloved musical Carousel and Verdi’s thriller, Rigoletto, will be produced as open-air, socially-distanced performances in partnership with Hudson Gardens in Littleton, while Purcell’s bewitching, hour-long opera Dido […]

ReelAbilities: Denver Film Festival Promotes Awareness and Appreciation of People with Different Disabilities Through Film 

The JCC Mizel Arts and Culture Center is hosting the first ever Colorado-based ReelAbilities: Denver Film Festival from May 5-8, 2021. The entirely virtual festival includes diverse and thought-provoking films alongside supplemental content including discussions and panels by, for, and about people with various disabilities. To continue their dedication to inclusivity, the JCC Mizel Arts and Culture Center will provide several accessibility features […]

Phamaly Theatre Company to present CoronaVox: Stories from the Front

Long-time DCPA partner and Denver’s premier disability-affirmative theatre, Phamaly Theatre Company, is proud to present CoronaVox: Stories from the Front – a compilation of original theatrical pieces created by Phamaly writers and actors. CoronaVox will be streaming from May 3 – 30 with single and household tickets available for one-week access.   Based on members of the […]

Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities presents The Great Gatsby: A Radio Play

Widely considered to be a literary masterpiece, The Great Gatsby has been depicted on stage, television and on the big screen. This spring, the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities offers its own radio play of the novel, with original music and sound design Zachary Andrews, performed by Andrews and Sydnee Fullmer. Jay Gatsby, […]

The Importance of Arts and Culture in a Post COVID World

By Hassan Salem, U.S. Bank Head of Commercial Banking, and Trustee & Capital Campaign Chair, Denver Center for the Performing Arts Now more than ever, arts and cultural organizations in the cities and towns where we live need our support, and here’s why. The economic fallout from the COVID-19 crisis has hit the arts and […]

DCPA participates in Mexican Cultural Center’s free Día del Niño celebration in April

The Mexican Cultural Center in collaboration with Telemundo Denver announces the first annual virtual celebration of “Día del Niño: Celebrating All Children.” Throughout April, cultural partners throughout the community will offer free online programs for youth and their families, including six bi-lingual family activities by the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. Other cultural partners […]

Central City Opera makes company history with outdoor opera festival

After postponing the 2020 Festival to 2021 due to COVID-19, Central City Opera recently announced a partnership with Hudson Gardens & Event Center to present the 2021 Festival productions. CCO will produce Rodgers & Hammerstein’s beloved musical Carousel and Verdi’s Rigoletto as open-air, socially-distanced events at Hudson Gardens in Littleton while Purcell’s hour-long opera Dido and Aeneas and the CCO Al Fresco concert […]

It's All Bueno

El Teatro VolARTE Presenta…It’s All Bueno

Su Teatro Cultural & Performing Arts Center’s Cultural Arts Education Institute announces El Teatro VolARTE’s production of It’s All Bueno, written by Sigrid Gilmer for Cornerstone Theatre Company and directed by Jose “Jozer” Guerrero.

Colorado Symphony

Virtual Concert Experience Brings Comfort To Colorado Cancer Patients

Our colleagues at the Colorado Symphony along with our mutual sponsor, UCHealth, believe in the healing power of music. This past year has been challenging for so many, but none more so than those battling difficult diseases. Read more about their project to connect patients to the power of music.

Company of 'The Book of Will' by Lauren Gunderson

5 Tips for Writing Your First Play

We reached out to our incredible network of talented playwrights to get their advice on writing your first play. Here’s what three DCPA World Premiere playwrights had to say about tackling this monumental project.