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New Building Tour 2014

Thursday, May 08, 2014

This is a walk through tour of Colorado Ballet's new home, currently under construction in Denver's Art District on Santa Fe.

For more information on Colorado Ballet's new home, visit

Celebrate Mother’s Day with Colorado Ballet Academy at the History Colorado Center!

Monday, May 05, 2014

Colorado Ballet Academy students perform at

the History Colorado Center in 2013

Make this Mother’s Day extra special by treating your mom to a Colorado Ballet Academy event, hosted by the History Colorado Center. At 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 11 students from the Colorado Ballet Academy will put on a dazzling performance inspired by renowned dancers Alicia Alonso and Alessandra Ferri. This intimate production will be danced to music from the classical ballets of Giselle and Romeo and Juliet, and will also feature a new work created especially for this Mother’s Day!

The Academy will present three different pieces, from students of Levels 1, 3, and 4. Carolina Pahde, one of the Academy’s choreographers, has said that the new work in this year’s collection will feature a special solo performance inspired by the popular 2013 animated film Frozen.

Colorado Ballet Academy is thrilled to be participating this year in the third annual Mother’s Day event at History Colorado. Visitor Experience Coordinator of the History Colorado Center, Alison Salutz says, “Each year, we invite families to the museum for brunch and a performance, and we're excited to have Colorado Ballet Academy dancers participating in this event; we will also have another performance that day by the Rocky Mountain Youth Dance Foundation, so it will be a day of dance!”

The cost of the performance is free, with museum admission - adults are $12, seniors and students are $10, and children are $8. However, if you are planning to attend the brunch buffet prior to the performance, the total cost including both the brunch and the performance will be $35 for adults and $15 for children. The brunch will feature a selection of salads, oven-roasted sirloin, salmon en croute, frittata, breakfast pastries, a waffle bar and more! Adult tickets will also include one mimosa or sparkling cider.

Seating for the brunch will be at 1 p.m., followed by the Colorado Ballet Academy dance performance at 3:30 p.m. Please note that reservations for the brunch are required by Wednesday, May 7, 2014.

The History Colorado Center is located at 1200 Broadway, Denver and parking for this event can be found at the Civic Center Cultural Complex Garage at 12th and Broadway, or in the public parking garage located directly north of the History Colorado Center.

So why should you attend this event over the other Mother’s Day happenings around Denver? It’s not every day that you get to be a part of a live ballet performed inside the designated steward of Colorado history. Show your support to the students of Colorado Ballet Academy. The Colorado Ballet Academy is committed to excellence in dance education and provides the highest quality of dance training available in the state. Spending your afternoon in Denver’s Golden Triangle Museum District, while enjoying a spectacular brunch and an exclusive dance performance will surely make for an unforgettable day of honoring your mother!

For more information on the History Colorado Center, please visit

For more information on the Colorado Ballet Academy, please visit

Dancing With Our Stars: Maria Mosina & Ed Venerable

Thursday, May 01, 2014

Video from Colorado Ballet Auxiliary Balletto di Gala 2014 - Dancing with Our Stars featuring Colorado Ballet's Maria Mosina and Ed Venerable, President, Paragon Homes Inc.

Dancing With Our Stars: Sean Omandam & Colleen Ferreria

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Video from Colorado Ballet Auxiliary Balletto di Gala 2014 - Dancing with Our Stars featuring Colorado Ballet's Sean Omandam and Colleen Ferreira, 9 News Reporter.

Dancing With Our Stars: Dmitry Trubchanov & Carole Buyers

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Video from Colorado Ballet Auxiliary Balletto di Gala 2014 - Dancing with Our Stars featuring Colorado Ballet's Dmitry Trubchanov and Carole Buyers, SVP of Investor Relations and Business Development for Boulder Brands.

Dancing With Our Stars: Tracy Jones & Reggie Rivers

Monday, April 28, 2014

Video from Colorado Ballet Auxiliary Balletto di Gala 2014 - Dancing with Our Stars featuring Colorado Ballet's Tracy Jones and Reggie Rivers, Former Denver Broncos Running Back, Professional broadcaster and motivational speaker.

Dancing With Our Stars: Morgan Buchanan & Zane Beadles

Sunday, April 27, 2014

Video from Colorado Ballet Auxiliary Balletto di Gala 2014 - Dancing with Our Stars - featuring Colorado Ballet's Morgan Buchanan and Zane Beadles, former Denver Broncos Guard.

Dancing With Our Stars: Kevin Wilson & Tracy Dixon

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Video from Colorado Ballet Auxiliary Balletto di Gala 2014 - Dancing with Our Stars featuring Colorado Ballet's Kevin Wilson and Tracy Dixon, Co-host of Country Morning KYGO Ryno and Tracy Show.

Balletto di Gala 2014: Night Recap

Friday, April 25, 2014

Recap of the Colorado Ballet Auxiliary Balletto di Gala 2014 - Dancing with Our Stars event on April 12, 2014. This video features artists of Colorado Ballet.

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Monday, April 21, 2014

Breaking attendance and revenue records from the 2013-2014 season, Colorado Ballet had its most successful performance season in its 53-year history. The company’s audience grows substantially each year and we are seeing more and more sold-out shows. This is why we are thrilled to announce that our Colorado Ballet subscriptions for the 2014-2015 season are now available!

Our season subscribers are our most valuable and loyal audience members, who enjoy a host of benefits and privileges. We thank our subscriber family by offering priority seating, discounted tickets, and invitations to exclusive events.  Subscribers receive 25% off for all performances, complementary ticket exchanges, and get to choose their preferred dates and times early.  As a subscriber, you will also have the ability to retain your preferred seats for the following season or even upgrade your seating before new subscribers are assigned seats. So purchase your Colorado Ballet tickets as a subscription series now and make the ballet a regular event!

The 2014-2015 subscription package includes A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Ballet MasterWorks and Peter and the Wolf.  Additional tickets for these three performances and/or tickets to see The Nutcracker and Dracula can also be purchased separately, with priority seating and 25% off before tickets go on sale to the general public.

As a season opener, A Midsummer Night’s Dream will take the stage September 26-October 5, 2014 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. This enchanting ballet inspired by the classic Shakespearian story will be filled with mischief, romance and comedy.  A Midsummer Night’s Dream will include an original score by Felix Mendelssohn, performed live by the Colorado Ballet Orchestra and the Colorado Children’s Chorale.

To follow, Colorado Ballet will present a special Halloween weekend performance of Dracula, October 31-November 2, 2014. “Spine-tingling would be an understatement for how this thrillingly beautiful performance based on Bram Stoker’s Gothic horror will leave you feeling,” said Colorado Ballet Artistic Director Gil Boggs.  This production will feature seductive vampires, frightening mental patients, the king of the undead, and an eerie and beautiful score performed live by the Colorado Ballet Orchestra.

The season will continue by ringing in the holiday with one of Colorado Ballet’s favorite traditions, The Nutcracker November 29-December 27, 2014.  Celebration, gift giving, comic battles, and onstage blizzards, are just a few highlights of what this dazzling production will bring. So mark your calendars and get your discounted tickets early, for we expect nothing less than a packed house for each performance.

In the spring, Ballet MasterWorks will take the stage February 20-March 1, 2015. This ballet will feature three different pieces and live music by the Colorado Ballet Orchestra. The three sections will include Concerto Barocco featuring a beautiful score by composer Johann Sebastian Bach; Fancy Free, a ballet set during World War II with music by Leonard Bernstein; and a new work which will be announced at a later date. “Ballet MasterWorks is a true masterpiece of three innovative ballets that will showcase our dancers’ artistry and elegance,” said Boggs.

Colorado Ballet will close out its 2014-2015 season with the famous Russian children’s tale Peter and the Wolf, March 27-29, 2015 at the June Swaner Gates Concert Hall at the Newman Center for the Performing Arts. This witty and musical production will be perfect for families, as the festive characters portray bravery and imagination.

To subscribe to the 2014-2015 season, please click here.  Single tickets go on sale July 15, 2014.


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