The Commentary Corner

  • The Nutcracker. Sharon Wehner and Yosvani Ramos. Photo by Mike Watson. Image courtesy of Colorado Ballet.

    Colorado Ballet’s The Nutcracker

    For the professional dancers who endure countless iterations and performances of The Nutcracker over the courses of their careers, the…

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  • Photo by Eli Akerstein. Image courtesy of Boulder Ballet.

    While Visions Danced

    The Christmas season has commenced. The velvet tunics, bows and ballet slippers have graced the stage. Friday, November 24 kicked…

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  • Photo by Slavin Studio. Image courtesy of Hannah Kahn Dance Company.

    Traveling Motifs

    There comes a time in every career when the desire for something new strikes. For choreographer and company director Hannah…

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  • Cindy Brandle Mini Festival

    In the warm space of the Gordon Gamm Theatre, Cindy Brandle walked on stage with a kind heart.  She spoke…

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  • Photo by Ximena Monroy. Image courtesy of Julie Rothschild.

    Green Needs Ash

    When considering the vast scale of destruction humans have wrought upon the earth, it can be easy to forget that…

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  • Amanda Tipton and Wonderbound

    Wonderbound’s Celestial Navigation

    WORLDS AWAY “When you touch the celestial in your heart, you will realize that the beauty of your soul is…

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  • Dracula - Chandra Kuykendall and Domenico Luciano by Allen Birnbach. Image courtesy of Colorado Ballet.

    Colorado Ballet’s Dracula Thrills

    Ask any dancer why he or she enjoys performing, and you will hear the following among the answers: to make…

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  • Photo by Presenting Denver.

    The Animate Life of Art

    When you enter the Denver Art Museum (DAM) and go up the grand, modern staircase, there is corner space to…

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  • Love and Gravity. Cooper Stanton. Photo by Julia Nardin. Image courtesy of Acrobatic Conundrum.

    Defying Gravity

    Lion, tigers and bears, oh my! Nope. Not one lion or tiger or bear. What kind of circus had we…

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  • Featuring Asuka Sasaki and Francisco Estevez by Chris Walt Photography. Image courtesy of Colorado Ballet.

    Shining Under the Stars

    AN EVENING WITH THE COLORADO BALLET The Colorado Ballet performed at the Arvada Center Outdoor Amphitheater on a lovely August…

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