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Press Releases

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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

Colorado Ballet presents Tour de Force

Rachel Perez - February 18, 2020

DENVER, CO (February 18, 2020) – Colorado Ballet will present Tour de Force with just four performances from March 6 - 8 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House, featuring a variety of contemporary dance works: Edwaard Liang’s Feast of the Gods, Lila York’s... Read the full post

Colorado Ballet presents Sensory Friendly Performance

Rachel Perez - February 14, 2020

Families are invited to enjoy a night of ballet in an adapted, low-sensory theater environment DENVER, CO (February 14, 2020) – Colorado Ballet will present its third Sensory Friendly Performance for people with sensory processing disorders... Read the full post

After 22 Seasons with Colorado Ballet, Principal Dancer Chandra Kuykendall will Retire in April 2020

Rachel Perez - February 5, 2020

DENVER, CO (February 5, 2020) – Colorado Ballet Principal Chandra Kuykendall, who has called Colorado Ballet and Colorado Ballet Academy home for 31 years, will take her final bow at the conclusion of the Company’s 2019/2020 season. Watch th... Read the full post

Colorado Ballet Announces its 60th Anniversary Season

Rachel Perez - January 28, 2020

DENVER, CO (January 28, 2020) – Today, Artistic Director Gil Boggs announced the 2020/2021 season, which will feature five productions at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House for the third consecutive season. The 2020/2021 season will feature Giselle, The N... Read the full post


 
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