Reimagining Arts Education for Remote Learning

Reimagining Arts Education for Remote Learning

While DCPA Education typically offers nearly a dozen programs for more than 500 schools, four options were best suited for a virtual reimagining.

5 Tips to Unleash Your Creativity

5 Tips to Unleash Your Creativity

Ignite your creative spirit with these tips to unlock your imagination and inner artist.

Give the Gift of Learning with DCPA Education

Give the gift of the magic of theatre and creativity to your friends, family and loved ones this holiday season with this DCPA Education Holiday Gift Guide. Online classes, workshops, private coaching and more make great gifts! This holiday season might look a little different for all of us, but DCPA Education is ready to make it memorable by igniting the imaginations of your whole family and sparking wonder through our online classes.

2019 DPS Shakespeare Festival. Photo by John Moore

DPS Shakespeare Festival – To Be or Not to Be?

Denver Public Schools, DPS Foundation and the Denver Center for the Performing Arts declare “let there be a 37th annual Shakespeare Festival.” Not plague, nor pestilence, nor pandemic will interrupt the pleasure that more than 5,000 schoolchildren of all ages take in the country’s oldest and largest Shakespearean festival for youth.

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Creativity: A Super Power

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!”

Jessica Austgen performing Improv

Learn the Power of “Yes, and…” — 5 Tips to Improve your Improv

The wild, unexpected and keep-you-on-your-toes world of improv looks like fun, but is hard work. Jessica Austgen, a DCPA Education Teaching Artist and Artistic Director of the Denver Improv Festival has a tip or five to keep you alert, in the moment and engaged in the art of “Yes, and…”

Book Stars

Book Stars: Bringing stories to life in the classroom

Book Stars, part of the Denver Center for the Performing Arts’ (DCPA) larger Dramatic Learning program, provides in-school workshops designed to integrate theatre arts within the core curriculum.

Jessica Austgen performing Improv

The Art of Play

We live in fast paced, non-stop culture where we often forget to pause, take stalk of our lives, and make sure to throw a little “me” time in between the hustle and bustle of our everyday activities.

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

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.