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Colorado Ballet Launches “Fill The Theater” Fundraising Initiative

Rachel Perez - November 24, 2020

Denver, CO (November 24, 2020) – Colorado Ballet announces that the company is launching a new fundraising initiative during this holiday season to virtually fill every seat in the Ellie Caulkins Opera House with a gift to support the organization dur... Read the full post

Colorado Ballet Reimagines the Remainder of Its 2020/2021 Season

Rachel Perez - November 12, 2020

Denver, CO (November 12, 2020) – Colorado Ballet announces that the company is currently reimagining the remainder of their 2020/2021 season. Given the ongoing restrictions and safety considerations surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, all remaining per... Read the full post

Rocky Mountain PBS Partners with Colorado Ballet to Bring Colorado Viewers Special Holiday Broadcast of “The Nutcracker,” Presented by PNC Bank

Rachel Perez - November 10, 2020

DENVER (Nov. 10, 2020) – Beginning at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 26, Rocky Mountain PBS will air a special holiday broadcast of Colorado Ballet’s The Nutcracker, presented by PNC Bank. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, like many performing arts ... Read the full post

Colorado Ballet Receives $500,000 Matching Grant

Rachel Perez - October 6, 2020

All gifts made to Colorado Ballet through November 15 will triple their impact on the company’s Relief and Recovery Fundraising Campaign. Anonymous donors hope their gift will inspire others to support Colorado Ballet during the pandemic. DENVER,... Read the full post

Colorado Ballet Forced to Furlough Dancers and Reduce Staff Salaries in Response to Pandemic

Rachel Perez - September 2, 2020

DENVER, CO (September 2, 2020) – Colorado Ballet announced that its Company and Studio Company Dancers will be laid off until January 2021 in response to the ongoing global pandemic, which has forced the organization to postpone and cancel all pe... Read the full post

Colorado Ballet Announces 2020/2021 Season Dancer Roster

Rachel Perez - August 19, 2020

DENVER, CO (August 19, 2020) – Colorado Ballet welcomes two new Soloists to the company for the 2020/2021 Season. The company also adds five dancers to the Corps de Ballet, promoting four from Apprentice positions, and promotes five dancers from the S... Read the full post

Colorado Ballet Announces Cancellations and Updates to its 60th Anniversary Season

Rachel Perez - July 29, 2020

DENVER, CO (July 29, 2020) – Colorado Ballet announced today the cancellation of two productions in its 60th Anniversary Season, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. All 2020 performances of Colorado Ballet’s beloved production of The Nutcracker are ... Read the full post

How to Survive a Virtual Summer Intensive, A Guide

Rachel Perez - May 28, 2020

DENVER, CO (May 28, 2020) – The Raydean Acevedo Colorado Ballet Academy (CBA) will offer its Summer Intensive (SI) program virtually from June 22 – August 1. Directed by former American Ballet Theatre dancers Amanda McKerrow and John Gardner, CBA... Read the full post

Colorado Ballet Academy’s Summer Classes Go Virtual

Rachel Perez - May 21, 2020

DENVER, CO (May 21, 2020) – The Raydean Acevedo Colorado Ballet Academy (CBA) announced it will offer all its typical summer programming in a virtual setting that includes Summer Intensive, Young Dancer Workshop, Summer Classes and Camps. Staff and in... Read the full post

Colorado Ballet Will Pay Dancers Through Originally Scheduled Conclusion of the Season

Rachel Perez - March 20, 2020

DENVER, CO (March 20, 2020) – When Colorado Ballet announced the cancelation of the remainder of its season last week, the company had four weeks remaining of its 2019/2020 season. Because the company’s season finale Ballet MasterWorks demonstrates bo... Read the full post

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