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 performance 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.

  • Isn’t it lovely?

      Profoundly tender, the moment of a touch grazing upon skin for the first time. Do you remember that initial…

  • Music and Dance Elide

      3rd Law Dance/Theater is even more than the already loaded name suggests. Celebrating their fifteenth season, the company is…

  • Connecting Art and Business

      “The arts give us a unique lens with which to view our world, and express ourselves. The arts uncover…

  • Comedy, Cowboys, & Classical Music

    Paul Taylor, hailed by Martha Graham as the “naughty boy” of modern dance back in 1957, brought his company, Paul…

  • A Splendid Spectacle

    THE COLORADO BALLET’S FEBRUARY 19TH, 2016 PRODUCTION OF ALICE (IN WONDERLAND)   With four-on-the-floor drumbeats, spare snare hits, string-heavy grooves…

  • Ziggy and Freddy Dance

    Ian Cooke, Chimney Choir, Queen, David Bowie and ballet?  Just your average evening, right?  Well, if you are in the…

  • The Self Speaks

    The 2016 Colorado tour of DAMAGEDANCE is off to a sparkling start with a warm welcome from audiences and pre-existing…

  • IABD Founders Performance

    On Saturday, January 23rd, the 28th Annual International Conference and Festival of Blacks in Dance held their Founders / International…

  • Kyle Abraham at Newman Center

      With the International Association of Blacks in Dance 2016 “Black Dance Rising Conference and Festival” under way, the national…

  • Black Artistic Lives Matter

      Denver’s black population may be small (it makes up five percent of the total Metro-area population according to the…

  • DAMAGEDANCE Invites Us to Share the Hot Seat and Growing Pains

    As Denver seems poised for major positive artistic growth, with a host of world-class talent and adventurous dance companies of…

  • Dog Dance

    Silence hummed in the tiny, dim FloorSpaceStudio as Joanna began to move slowly with intense deliberation. When an iPhone buzzed…

  • Visions of Sugarplums

    DENVER DOES THE NUTCRACKER Like the Colorado Symphony performing Handel’s Messiah, the floats of the 9News Parade of Lights, and…

  • Granny’s Got a Groove

    Upon entering the packed lobby of the Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Theatre Saturday night for the opening performance of Granny…

  • A Bitter Sweet

    3rd LAW DANCE/THEATER’S “AUTHENTIC REPRODUCTION” Challenging the over-valuing of televised or digital presentations of music, theater, and dance, 3rd Law…

  • A Community “Convergence” at a Crossroads

    Convergence was an evening of local community dance hosted by Life/Art Dance Ensemble at the Crossroads Theater, in Denver, CO.…

  • Taking a Chance to Dance

    On Saturday, November 7 at the Ellie Caulkins Studio Loft, Denver Arts &Venues and Bringing Back the Arts hosted Chance…

  • Romantic and Revolutionary

    “BALLET FANTASTIQUE” REFERENCES AND TWEAKS Delusions of Grandeur Productions’ fourth outing, Ballet Fantastique (October 16th, 17th, 23rd, and 24th at…

  • Come and Dance!

    FREE COMMUNITY DANCE EVENTS THIS FALL “Dance is fun. And the cool thing about dance is that you can do…

  • Boulder, CO Does the Tango

    Last weekend, from Oct 2-4, 2015, was the 6 Boulder Tango Festival, held at the Avalon Ballroom. The festival was…

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Submission Process: Due to high demand, Presenting Denver will no longer be accepting press releases from organizations or individuals seeking professional dance performance or special story coverage from The Commentary Corner. To be considered, please contact Presenting Denver by submitting your professional dance performance 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 professional dance performances. 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 professional dance 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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