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 netted $830,000 for arts and education. Lynn & Kevin McDonald of the Genesee Mountain Foundation were honored with the Daniel L. Ritchie Spotlight Award for […]

Continuing Your Artistic Journey

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts’ Education program takes pride in its ability to offer classes for students from three to a hundred and three. From eager and imaginative students to seasoned professionals honing their craft, everyone has opportunities. “We have some folks who join that are just beginning their journey as actors,” Head […]

The Lead Actor and Actress nominees pose for a photo with John Ekeberg

2022 Bobby G Awards Recap

Sara Sachs summed up the vibe of the Bobby G Awards on May 26 when she accepted the award for Outstanding Scenic Design on behalf of the team from Overland’s Sister Act. “The real Bobby G Award is the friends you make along the way,” Sachs said to a cheering crowd of about 2,000 at […]

Winners Announced for the Eighth Annual Bobby G Awards

The Bobby G Awards took place May 26 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. After walking a red carpet for interviews and photo ops, over a thousand students and educators were joined by family and friends at the ceremony. The event was hosted by Abigail Brooks, 2018 Outstanding Lead Actress winner and most recently seen […]

First Look: Outstanding Production Nominees – Bobby G Awards 2022

The Bobby G Awards are taking place tonight, May 26, at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. General admission tickets can still be purchased at denvercenter.org. Celebrate these schools and what they’ve accomplished; take a look at these photos from the schools nominated for Outstanding Overall Production.

Behind the Scenes: Outstanding Chorus Nominees – Bobby G Awards 2022

It’s the classic coming-of-age movie scene: parts in the school musical are announced, and all the actors happy with their roles are those cast in leading positions, whose voices lead the biggest numbers. If all you’ve seen are these movies, you’re probably under the impression that being a part of the ensemble, who supports the […]

Peek Behind the Curtain: Outstanding Costume Design for the 2022 Bobby G Awards

Costumes can make or break a Broadway musical. They provide context for the show, like time period and location, they help establish characters’ personalities and circumstances, and they support the style and aesthetic of the production. Imagine The Lion King without masks or Les Misérables with everyone dressed in jeans. In high school musical theatre, […]

2017-18 Outstanding Actors Abby Lehrer and Elisha Horne. Photo by Emily Lozow.

2018 Bobby G Winners: Where are they now?

Each May, The Bobby G Awards gather high school students from across Colorado to celebrate and reward their theatrical achievements. After two years away from the stage, The Bobby G’s are back with more excitement than ever. “The energy, power and positivity in the high school programs this year has been exceptional,” Executive Director of […]

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 […]

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 […]