Shakespeare in the Parking Lot Truck

DCPA Education’s Shakespeare in the Parking Lot an Arts Midwest 2020/21 Shakespeare in American Communities Grant Recipient

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) is thrilled to be a recipient of the Arts Midwest Shakespeare in American Communities grant for the DCPA Education program, Shakespeare in the Parking Lot. Grant Funding Will Support Virtual and In-Person Shakespeare Programming for Youth during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Child Classes

Five reasons to enroll your child in a summer class

Every summer, the Denver Center for the Performing Arts welcomes children of all ages in their summer classes as part of the Robert and Judi Newman Summer Series. Aside from the obvious, “got to keep the kids busy this summer” feeling many parents have, acting classes are a wonderful way for children to try something new, stay active, and make new friends.

DPS Shakespeare Festival 2019_Photo by John Moore

In case you missed it: DPS Shakespeare Festival

Each year, the Denver Center for the Performing Arts proudly partners with Denver Public Schools and the Denver Public Schools Foundation to produce the DPS Shakespeare Festival. 

Meghan Frey 2020 Scenesters Student Playwriting

The 2020 Scenesters: Meghan Frey

  She’s one of three winning playwrights whose scripts will be presented at the Colorado New Play Summit Today on the DCPA NewsCenter, we continue our daily spotlight of the three winning Colorado student playwrights for DCPA Education’s annual AT&T High School Playwriting Competition, whose plays will be read on Saturday, February 22, at the […]

Brandon Guo Scenesters 2020

The 2020 Scenesters: Brandon Guo

He’s one of three winning playwrights whose scripts will be presented at the Colorado New Play Summit

Connor Yokley Scenesters 2020 student playwriting

The 2020 Scenesters: Connor Yokley

He’s one of three winning playwrights whose scripts will be presented at the Colorado New Play Summit Today on the DCPA NewsCenter, we continue our daily spotlight of the three winning Colorado student playwrights for DCPA Education’s annual AT&T High School Playwriting Competition, whose plays will be read on Saturday, February 22, at the 2020 […]

The unsung and unseen heroes of ‘Goodnight Moon’

 There’s an entire team behind the curtain who have helped make the show magic for more than 40,000

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 […]

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 […]