The Commentary Corner

When it comes to dance commentary, Presenting Denver is in the know. The Commentary Corner gives you the 411 on the 303, for your local dance scene.

If you are seeking written performance coverage on The Commentary Corner from a Presenting Denver Ambassador Writer, please submit your upcoming professional dance concert event information to the Community Calendar and indicate your request for coverage in your calendar submission form. Please note our submission processes listed at the bottom of this page.

  • In the Land of the Sweets

    The Friday, December 23, 2016 matinee of the Denver Ballet Theatre’s Nutcracker at the Newman Center of the Performing Arts…

  • Dana Benton and Artists of Colorado Ballet - The Nutcracker - By Mike Watson. Image courtesy of Colorado Ballet.

    Colorado Ballet Holiday Magic

    When it comes to The Nutcracker ballet, Colorado Ballet always does it right! This year’s 56th annual presentation of the…

  • An Ode to the Sea

    3rd Law Dance/Theatre, a Boulder-based company known for its innovative use of technology and theatrical integrations, transforms motion into poetry…

  • Colorado Ballet’s Maria Mosina

    RETIRES AFTER TWENTY YEARS I met Maria in a conference room on the second floor of the Colorado Ballet building.…

  • Photo by Sutton Anker.

    Muscular Strength for Dancers

    WHAT IS IT, WHY DO YOU NEED IT, AND HOW DO YOU ACHIEVE IT? There are several components to physical…

  • High Tech

    On Saturday, November 19, 2016, the Newman Center for the Performing Arts turned high-tech with projection mapping, video loops, and…

  • Photo by Jen Millard Photography. Image courtesy of Esmé Dance Company.

    Esmé Sold Out Show

    Esmé Dance Company presented Kalopsia at the Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Performing Arts Complex to a sold-out crowd on Saturday,…

  • Dancers from the Reconnect with your Body class for people with and without Parkinson's Disease: Leann Roberts, Wayne Gilbert, Margie Dahlin, Karen Talcott, Jan Leversee, Amy Dressel-Martin. Photo credit Annabelle Denmark Photography.

    Art as Action

    “Art as Action creates arenas for discovering, inventing and experiencing collaborative art in a dynamic community.” –Art as Action mission…

  • Photo by Ron Clarke. Image courtesy of René Heredia.

    The Godfather of Flamenco

      Maestro Rene Heredia is credited with bringing Flamenco to Colorado, so it is no wonder that he packed the…

  • Impact Dance Company- Frida!

    IMPACT Dance Company http://impactdancecompany.com/ is a Fort Collins based modern dance theater company that utilizes text and multimedia elements to…

  • Keep the Dance in SCFD.

    Election season means a plethora of political ads, attack campaigns, debates, and social media pontificating. The constant bombardment is daunting…

  • Photo by Adam Riggs. Image courtesy of Life|Art Dance Ensemble.

    Performing Outside the Box

    Life|Art Dance Ensemble presents Out of Context What happens when you take dancers off the stage and an audience out…

  • Photo by Taylor Semin. Image courtesy of Control Group Productions.

    How do you do normal, again?

    Enter two-by-two into the darkness. Take small steps to ensure solid footing. The black will begin to cover you in…

  • NYC Dances in Denver

    DAMAGEDANCE presented its first Colorado Season opener, Transitions, October 14-15 at The Dairy Arts Center in Boulder. The emotive evening…

  • A Tour de Danse

    For the second time that day, I found myself transported from my all-too familiar surroundings to a world kissed with…

  • Maria Mosina and Alexei Tyukov and Artists of Colorado Ballet in Swan Lake. Photo by Mike Watson. Image courtesy of Colorado Ballet.

    A Luminous Swan Lake

    The alternately opulent and dreamy sets of the Colorado Ballet’s Swan Lake further transported an audience already somewhat separated from…

  • Arts Education in CO

    “Intrinsic: Access to the arts is intrinsic to a high quality of life.”—Oxford Dictionary Denver’s dancentric ascent onto the artistic…

  • MOMIX. Photo courtesy of Newman Center Presents

    Sand Crabs and Cacti

    Founded in 1980 under the artistic direction of Moses Pendleton, MOMIX hit the stage last night for its opening night…

  • Star Struck

    Last Saturday, with the bite of fall in the air, the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities’ outdoor amphitheater…

  • Control Group Presents Wholeness

    Control Group Productions is not your grandmama’s dance company, Denver.  It is, in fact …” a creative platform for live…

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Submission Process: Due to high demand, Presenting Denver will no longer be accepting press releases from organizations or individuals seeking performance or special story coverage from The Commentary Corner. To be considered, please contact Presenting Denver by submitting your event to the Community Calendar and indicate your request for coverage in your calendar submission. After consideration, Presenting Denver will reach out to selected individuals or organizations. We require 4-6 weeks notice prior to all events. If selected, Presenting Denver requests 2 comp tickets for an Ambassador Writer’s attendance and 1-3 images with photo credits provided prior to your event or performance. The lead image for the article must be formatted as 600 x 400. Some articles may require in-person or phone interviews. Those will be coordinated on a case-by-case basis.

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