Presenting Denver is hard at work planning a few engaging events for you this year. Get ready to mingle, Denver! View our upcoming and past events below. Join our mailing list to receive updates about upcoming Presenting Denver events and other news. Want to get more engaged? Learn more about volunteering for our Events Committee.
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Master Class and Preview Performance Series | February 17, March 17, April 21, and May 19, 2018
3rd Saturday of the month from February – May 2018
As part of the 2018 Presenting Denver Dance Festival, we invite you to take part in our Master Class & Preview Performance Series with the main stage artists. New to dance, active professional, or somewhere in between? We have a class for you! Class levels, genres, and locations vary. Learn more about the master classes offered.
More of a spectator? Register for a sneak peek of the world premieres created by the main stage festival artists. These informal studio presentations will be followed by a short audience Q/A with the artists led by Joan Brown, Presenting Denver Dance Festival Committee member and past Board president of the Carson Brierly Giffin Dance Library. Be sure to stick around for small bites and light refreshments catered by Perspective Gourmet after the presentation. Open to all ages.
Space is limited, register now! We hope to see you there!
*Additional ticketing fees may apply. Space is limited and is available on a first come, first served basis. Tickets for master classes or registration for the preview performances are required prior to the event date. Instructors, class type, locations, artists, programs, and information is subject to change.LEARN MORE
Master Class Venue Sponsors: Colorado Conservatory of Dance, Mercury Academy of Dance, The D.A.M. Studios – Dance Art Media
Preview Performance Reception Sponsor: Perspective Gourmet
Presenting Denver Dance Festival | June 23 – 24, 2018
Main Stage | New & Now
The 2018 Presenting Denver Dance Festival, co-presented by Presenting Denver and The Robert and Judi Newman Center for the Performing Arts, will be a compilation of world premieres by Colorado artists Chadash Contemporary Dance Movement, Edgar L. Page, Gregory Gonzales, Hannah Kahn Dance Company, Helanius J. Wilkins, Kristen Demaree, Moraporvida Contemporary Dance, and The Schiff Dance Collective. These main stage artists will perform in the New & Now concert in the Byron Theatre on June 23-24, 2018. There will be additional dance activities over the weekend and throughout the year. Tickets for the Presenting Denver Dance Festival New & Now concert are now on sale via the Newman Center Presents website. Purchase tickets at www.newmantix.com/pd.
Saturday, June 23, 2018 | 7pm
Sunday, June, 24, 2018 | 2pm
Facility: The Robert and Judi Newman Center for the Performing Arts, Byron Theatre located at 2344 East Iliff Avenue, Denver, CO 80210.
Cost: $35 general admission
*Pricing is subject to change without notice. Additional ticketing fees may apply. Artists and program subject to change.
Public Stage | No Walls
Take part in an afternoon of free dance performances on the Boettcher Center Lawn on June 23, 2018. View works by Colorado artists David Taylor’s Zikr Dance Ensemble, Mary Lynn Lewark, Maureen Breeze Dance Theater, Nile H. Russell, Nu-World Contemporary Danse Theatre, Parasol Arts, and Thomas Dance Project on our outdoor Public Stage in the No Walls concert. Bring the kids, pack a picnic, and make an afternoon of it!
Saturday, June 23, 2018 | 4:30pm
Facility: The Boettcher Center Lawn on the University of Denver campus.
*Open lawn seating. Space is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Alcohol consumption and smoking of any kind is strictly prohibited. Artists and program subject to change.LEARN MORE
TERMS & CONDITIONS: PRESENTING DENVER AND THE UNIVERSITY OF DENVER ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY INJURIES SUSTAINED IN THE EVENT. THE PARTICIPANTS ARE AWARE OF THE RISK INVOLVED IN ANY PHYSICAL SPORT OR ACTIVITY DURING OR RESULTING FROM THIS EVENT. BY ATTENDING, REGISTERING, OR PURCHASING A TICKET FOR THE EVENT, THE PARTICIPANT UNDERSTANDS THE RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE EVENT AND AGREES TO THE USE OF ANY PHOTOGRAPHIC OR VIDEOGRAPHIC IMAGES FOR PRESENTING DENVER’S OR THE UNIVERSITY OF DENVER’S PUBLICITY PURPOSES.
L.A. Dance Project Master Class
March 10, 2018 | Presenting Denver and The Robert and Judi Newman Center for the Performing Arts hosted two free advanced modern dance master class taught by L.A. Dance Project company members. This event took place at the Newman Center.
Wine & Works-in-Progress Feedback Session
December 2, 2017 | Wine & Works-in-Progress Feedback Session was a free, fun evening of dance by student and professional choreographers Bella Diva Dance, Deepali – Dancer. Actor. Choreographer., Isabel Koontz, Kimberly Savage-Dawkins, Mercury Dance Company, and Sarrah Scott. Attendees sipped wine, viewed, and gave feedback on creative dance creations by these Colorado artists. The discussion was led by facilitator Angie Simmons, Artistic Director of Evolving Doors Dance. The event took place at The Robert and Judi Newman Center for Theatre Education, Conservatory Theater in downtown Denver.
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Martha Graham Dance Company Master Class
October 7, 2017 | On October 7, 2017 Presenting Denver in co-sponsorship with The Robert and Judi Newman Center for the Performing Arts hosted a free community master class with Denise Vale, Senior Artistic Associate of the Martha Graham Dance Company, and one of the last principal dancers to work directly with Martha Graham. Ms. Vale engaged an enthusiastic group of multi-generational dancers to move with Graham’s exuberant energy. The event took place in the Byron Studio at the Newman Center.
Inside Look at a Creative Process: Bridgman|Packer Dance
November 17, 2016 | In partnership with Newman Center Presents, Presenting Denver hosted a free Artist Talk, entitled Inside Look at a Creative Process: Bridgman|Packer Dance on Thursday, November 17, 2016 in the Williams Recital Hall at the Newman Center for the Performing Arts. Attendees enjoyed fantastic insight to the company.
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Presenting Denver Head to Toe: A Photo & Film Shoot
September 12, 2016 | Presenting Denver Head to Toe: A Photo & Film Shoot was a fun and free event for dancers or dance organizations of all ages and backgrounds to show off their dance moves and act as photo and film models for Presenting Denver’s marketing and branding purposes. This event was held at EXDO Event Center.