Book Stars: Setting the stage for literacy

   What would it have been like to have Charlie Brown’s teacher? Wah wah, wah wah, wah wah…  Good grief!    A good teacher guides students to learn. A great teacher makes it fun. A DCPA Teaching Artist leaves an impression to last a lifetime.    DCPA Education offers everything from acting classes to playwriting […]

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Is this Shakespeare which I see before me?

This season is all about returning favorites — A Christmas Carol, Camp Christmas, Hip Hop Nutcracker and Shakespeare!?! While Romeo and Juliet isn’t on the season lineup, it returned — for free — as part of DCPA Education’s Shakespeare in the Parking Lot program.

Hope Heart: An Origami Creation

DCPA Teaching Artist Rachel Kae Taylor interacts with thousands of children each year. As an engaging culmination to each class, she leads the kids through craft time. Her “Hope Heart” origami creation invites children to participate in a tactile activity that empowers the students to put their voice of hope into the world. We invite […]

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One Heart, United an Original Play Written by Local LGBTQ Youth

Every June, millions of people around the world don the colors of the rainbow and douse themselves in glitter to celebrate Pride. This year is no different. After last year’s virtual Pride celebrations, Denver Pride, produced by The LGBTQ Center on Colfax, is offering a hybrid celebration. For those who want to participate in person, […]

Saturday Night Alive entertainers announced

Three entertainers — representing Broadway, Music and Stage — join education students as Saturday Night Alive reignites the DCPA

Popular fundraiser returns on June 12, 2021 with in-person and virtual viewing options The Denver Center for the Performing Arts’ annual Saturday Night Alive gala returns to the social calendar on June 12, 2021. The 40-year-old fundraiser is designed to thrill audiences with a smorgasbord of entertainment that showcases a wide range of the organization’s […]

Denver Center for the Performing Arts offers radio play of Romeo and Juliet free to schools and community

Grants from National Endowment for the Arts and Morgridge Family Foundation make DCPA’s Shakespeare in the Parking Lot possible DENVER, CO – Teaching artists at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts are excited to bring Shakespeare to students throughout the state as an expansion of the organization’s popular Shakespeare in the Parking Lot program. DCPA […]

5 Tips for Beginning Actors

When the Denver Center for the Performing Arts asked actors who have performed on local stages, “What advice would you give someone who was just beginning their journey with acting?”, here are five of their responses: Know Yourself “I say the most important thing is know who you are, who you want to be, and […]