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Presenting Denver Performance Commentary

Denver has a variety of performances of all styles and backgrounds, and there’s something for everyone to discover. Presenting Denver is out and about covering local performances for you to find your next stop on Denver’s dance scene.

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BEHIND THE PERFORMANCE FEATURES

Behind the Performance

Colorado Gives Day Is Almost Here

As we reflect this week on what we’re thankful for, we’re thankful for you and your continued support of Colorado dance! We’re also thankful to be a part of Colorado Gives Day. 

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Behind the Performance

The Bayou’s Mystical Rhapsody

The Widow’s Bane, a live and enthralling band hailing from the unknown, provided the musical backdrop for the entire show. Their haunting melodies, evocative lyrics, and immersive performance enhanced the overall experience …

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Fate by the Lake

For the first time in seven years, Colorado Ballet kicks off its 2023-2024 season with a beloved classic, Tchaikovsky’s “Swan Lake”, presented at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House in the heart of Denver …

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Continuing a Legacy

I had the wonderful privilege of being a fly on the wall during The Paul Taylor Dance Company’s final tech rehearsal before their performance at the Newman Performing Arts Center …

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Mysteries Rites Revelations

“Its own unique niche” is how Mysteries, Rites and Revelations is introduced to its audience. It’s an accurate introduction because in attending this performance by the Zikr Dance Ensemble, you will be transported to another world.

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Believe in the Magic
Cinderella

A fairy-tale classic; reengineered to fit the pointe shoe. Cinderella, presented by Colorado Ballet, transports us into a ravishing, delightful,

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