Author archive for W. Celeste Davis Stragand

  • Dracula – Frightfully Entertaining

    In true dia de los muertos form, the Colorado Ballet delivered a standing round of applause for its matinee rendition of Dracula at the Ellie Caulkins…

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  • Enduring Grace

    André Breton claimed the Surrealist movement a revolution. This unlocking of the imagination created pathways for artists and writers to push beyond the…

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  • Dana Benton

    THERE’S BLOOD AND EVERYTHING Hired straight from a video audition, Dana Benton has been a Colorado Ballet staple for 14 seasons. Originally…

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  • Sarah Tallman

    WHATEVER HAPPENS IN THIS SPACE FEELS LIKE MAGIC When someone loves her job, you can feel it. When the energy…

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  • Kim Olson

    “BETWEEN WHAT IS AND CAN BE” Kim Olson/SWEET EDGE seeks to create urgent, authentic impact. Working as a puppet master, she…

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  • The World We’ve Created

      What is this world we’ve created? How should one negotiate the space and world within which we traverse? Are…

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  • Take My Breath Away

    Opening night for the Louder Than Words Dancetheatre (LTW), Playground Ensemble and Jeff NychtBperformance at the in-the-round Elizabeth Eriksen Byron Theater at the University of Denver’s…

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  • Louder Than Words Dancetheatre

    GET LOUD Don’t expect to see the same show twice. The upcoming collaboration between Louder Than Words Dancetheatre (LTW), Playground Ensemble and Jeff Nycht at the Newman Center’s…

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  • Wonderbound’s Brave New World

    And scene: up-tempo, heavy drum roll and a cello – the makings of a good night! But, wait, I am…

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  • Gotta mush. Gotta mush. Will you do the fandango?

    Last night Trey McIntyre Project (TMP) wooed the packed Newman Center at DU. Opening with a Behind the Curtain conversation, Dawn Fay and Garrett Ammon (original…

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