Sanya Andersen-Vie - Jan. 16, 2012
DENVER - Colorado Ballet will host the Bring Your Family to Neverland event from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on February 12 at Palazzo Verdi, 6363 South Fiddler’s Green Circle in Greenwood Village, CO. During the event, families will interact with the characters from Colorado Ballet’s upcoming production of Peter Pan, which opens on February 24.
Children of all ages will enjoy this event with sword fighting, face painting, pixie dust, shadow dancing and hula hooping with Peter Pan characters, and supper hosted by Epicurean Catering. Peter Pan performers including Peter Pan, Captain Hook, Tinker Bell, Wendy and Tiger Lily will be available for photographs and autographs.
The cost for Bring Your Family to Neverland is $50 for single tickets, $150 for a family of four and children ages five and under are free. Cover parking is also free. To RSVP, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 303-339-1610 by February 7.
The host committee includes Aimee Caplis, Alyson Graves, Jill Hibbeln, Anne Hillary, Kristen Keller, Kris Kerr, Casey Lloyd, Erica Mabry, Kris McMullan, Brooke O'Donnell and Mary Stockdale.
About Peter Pan
From the artistic duo behind Dracula, choreographer Michael Pink and composer Philip Feeney, Peter Pan will take over the stage February 24 through March 4, 2012 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. Pink’s version of Peter Pan made its world premiere with the Milwaukee Ballet in 2010 and now makes its Denver debut with Colorado Ballet, complete with brand-new costumes and scenery, high-flying characters and imaginative choreography.
About Colorado Ballet
Under the direction of Artistic Director Gil Boggs, Colorado Ballet’s dancers come from all parts of the world. Established in 1961 by Lillian Covillo and Freidann Parker, Colorado Ballet is a non-profit organization celebrating 51 years of presenting world-class classical ballet and superior dance in Denver. Colorado Ballet presents more than 50 performances annually. Colorado Ballet enhances the cultural life of the Colorado community through performances, training and educational programs.