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Review: The Wizard of Oz

Presenting Denver - February 11, 2019

As the theatre of the Ellie Caulkins Opera House filled with guests of Colorado Ballet on the evening of February 2, 2019, a high definition projection of a... Read the full article

Review: Colorado Ballet most on point with small-group dances in “The Wizard of Oz”

The Colorado Sun - February 5, 2019

New dance version of classic American story swirls with new music, wild costumes, puppets and powerful performances by the Wicked Witch and Dorothy and her ... Read the full article


Out Front Magazine - February 4, 2019

If the word “ballet” makes your eyes glaze over and pointe shoes put you to sleep, go see Wizard of Oz. Yep, you read that right. It may be a ballet, but it... Read the full article

Colorado Ballet’s colorful “The Wizard of Oz” hopes to take Denver by storm

The Know; The Denver Post - February 3, 2019

The company’s new production of the classic tale took on historic proportions before it even opened... Read the full article

How Three Ballet Companies Joined Forces to Bring The Magical World of "The Wizard of Oz" to Life

Pointe Magazine - January 31, 2019

Picture The Wizard of Oz, and your head probably fills with yellow brick roads, flying monkeys, emerald cities and ruby slippers.... Read the full article

'Wizard of Oz' ballet to premiere in Colorado

The Colorado Springs Gazette - January 30, 2019

L. Frank Baum’s “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” did wonders for creative types who dreamed up all sorts of ways to interpret the classic 1900 children’s book.... Read the full article

‘Wizard of Oz’ premieres in Colorado Ballet shows

Colorado Community Media - January 29, 2019

As a forward to his original “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz,” published in May 1900, L. Frank Baum wrote: “A time for a newer set of wonder tales ... without s... Read the full article

It Took More Than Magical Ruby Pointe Shoes To Bring A ‘Wizard Of Oz’ Ballet To Life

Colorado Public Rado - January 28, 2019

A ballet adaption of “The Wizard of Oz” is something choreographer Septime Webre has dreamed about for a long time.... Read the full article

Three ballet companies click heels for whirlwind, puppet-filled “Wizard of Oz” in Denver

The Colorado Sun - January 25, 2019

Hey Toto, you aren’t in Kansas anymore. You’re at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House in Denver, and the tale of how you got there has more twists and turns than... Read the full article

All New Innovative Wizard of Oz Debuts in Denver - January 19, 2019

The full-length ballet of L. Frank Baum’s beloved story is a first-time collaboration between Colorado Ballet, Kansas City Ballet and Canada’s Royal Winnipe... Read the full article

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