The transformative power of live theatre is an undeniable force that can shape lives, broaden horizons, and ignite passions. For nearly four decades, the Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) Education department has introduced such experiences to schools and communities across Colorado through its Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA) and Student Matinee programs. With […]
The magic of cinema lies in its ability to transport audiences to different worlds and its power to bring communities together. Denver may not have a film scene as famous as New York or LA, but recent tax incentives have attracted filmmakers to the state. Such is the case with Publish or Perish, a homegrown […]
INTRODUCTION LITTLE RED is a rambunctious musical that re-imagines the beloved fairy tale. Consider this resource a magical forest’s pathway for imagination and critical thinking! Follow along to discover questions, empower resiliency, and provide the “once upon a time” behind the original fairy tale of Little Red Riding Hood and this new musical adaptation. ABOUT […]
Get ready to explore with Little Red! Grab your crayons, markers, or paint and color your own forest. In your forest, is Little Red’s hoodie red or is it blue? Is the squirrel brown or is it green? You decide! Click here to download the coloring page.
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 […]
“Raise the roof,” “sonic boom,” and “break the sound barrier” are somewhat pale descriptions of the cacophony that emanated from the Ellie Caulkins Opera House on May 18. More than 2,000 students, families and educators attended the 9th Bobby G High School Musical Theatre Awards and the enthusiasm was thunderous. This annual awards ceremony spotlights […]
At the 2023 Bobby G Awards, five schools took the stage throughout the evening to perform a number from their nominated production. These schools were all considered for the Outstanding Overall Production of a Musical award: Central High School, ThunderRidge High School, Overland High School, Fossil Ridge High School, and Lakewood High School. Take a […]
At each Bobby G Awards, there is a special passing of the torch. The previous years’ Lead Performer winners kick off a medley performance, then give the stage to the nominees. At the 2023 Bobby G Awards, Thomas Beeker and Madison Manning launched into “Something’s Coming” from West Side Story, before stepping aside for each […]
The Bobby G Awards took place on May 18 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. Over a thousand people were in attendance to celebrate the achievements of high school musical theatre programs from across the state. Take a look at some of the photos from the ceremony below!
Congratulations to Camille Nugent and Connor O’Brian, this year’s Outstanding Lead Performers at the Bobby G Awards! Camille performed as Alice Murphy in Fossil Ridge High School’s Bright Star, and Connor portrayed Shakespeare in Lakewood High School’s Something Rotten – the production that also snagged the Outstanding Overall Production Award. They will make their Broadway […]