Colorado Ballet Academy presents semi-annual Winter Program performance

Colorado Ballet Academy presents semi-annual Winter Program performance

Sanya Andersen-Vie - January 9, 2013

DENVER – Colorado Ballet Central and South Academy students in the pre-professional ballet division Levels 4 and up will perform in the Academy's Winter Program at 4 p.m. on January 27 at the Lakewood Cultural Center.

“The Winter Program highlights our upper-level dance students performing ballet, modern and jazz,” said Anne O’Connor, Director of Education.  “These students are extremely talented and this program gives them an opportunity to showcase their dancing in a professional performance.”

Tickets for the Winter Program are available through the Lakewood Cultural Center ( or by calling 303-987-7845.  Tickets cost $10/adults, $5/children (ages 3-12), $5/students (ages 13+ with valid ID) and $5 seniors (ages 65+).  Group tickets for parties of 15 or more are also available for $5/each.

Bi-annual Academy performances are two of many performance opportunities for Colorado Ballet Academy students, who are also eligible to perform on stage with the professional company in Colorado Ballet productions.  More than 90 Academy students performed in Colorado Ballet’s productions of The Sleeping Beauty and The Nutcracker this season.

About Colorado Ballet

Established in 1961 by Lillian Covillo and Freidann Parker, Colorado Ballet is a non-profit organization celebrating 52 years of presenting world-class classical ballet and superior dance in Denver.  Under the direction of Artistic Director Gil Boggs, Colorado Ballet presents approximately 50 performances annually. Colorado Ballet enhances the cultural life of Colorado through performances of the professional company, training at the Academy, and Education & Outreach programs.