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 […]

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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 […]

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Spring Classes Photo Recap

Spring Education classes at the DCPA are wrapping up but it’s time to get excited about taking a class this summer! We offer a wide range of classes for children, teens, and adults. Whether you’re a seasoned actor looking to enhance your improv skills, you have a child interested in theatre, or you just want […]

5 Reasons to Take Private Acting Coaching

This week, the DCPA Theatre Company holds local and national auditions for its upcoming 2022/23 season. Whether you practice your monologue in the mirror, run lines with your BFF, or repeat “she sells sea shells by the seashore” 10 times fast, there are other ways to prep for the BIG day. Whether you are a […]

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Adult Education Students: Making their Mark in Video Games

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts’ Education program offers a wide range of classes from introduction to acting, scene study, stage combat, and more. A unique part of the program is that teaching artists largely continue to work within the theatre community, providing students a rich learning opportunity. One such teaching artist, Sylvia Gregory, […]

Middle School Improv Short Form

Scene: An Improv Class For Teens

“Bee, beeeee!” screamed Sam Charney as they ran across the stage of the Randy Weeks Conservatory Theatre during one of the many games the improv class was doing. They ducked behind the other character on stage as Teaching Artist Heather Curran gasped, “Is there really a bee here?” “No,” said Sam, pausing the action. “I’m […]

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DCPA Will Celebrate Día del Niño in Partnership with the Mexican Cultural Center

In addition to Mother’s Day and Father’s Day, there is a special day to celebrate children: Día del Niño, or Day of the Child. A holiday that originated in Mexico in 1925, this day is meant to recognize the importance of children in our society and to promote their wellbeing. Now, it is celebrated all […]

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Five Reasons Why Adults Should Take a Class This Summer

There are countless reasons why adults should take an acting class. Both actors and non-actors alike can use the summer months to learn a new skill or refine the tools in their toolbox. As the weather warms up and folks get antsy to socialize, interacting with new faces is one of the many benefits of […]

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5 Tips for Conquering the Dance Audition

                    Spring is upon us, which also means it’s audition season for the musical theatre actor!   You’ve found the perfect 16-32 bars for your vocal audition, dressed yourself in your bespoke, character-appropriate attire, brushed up on your killer monologue, and meticulously studied your sides. Everything is […]

Patrick Elkins-Zeglarski works with young actors onstage

Mentoring Student Playwrights: Patrick Elkins-Zeglarski

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts’ (DCPA) Student Playwriting Competition held its staged readings during the 2022 Colorado New Play Summit. But these plays have a slightly different journey to the stage than those of the professional playwrights. The main difference? The young playwrights receive guidance from the DCPA Education team to hone their […]