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Upcoming Events

Colorado Ballet hosts many special events and unique performances that are open to the public and offer occasionally offer a behind-the-scenes look at the Ballet and the people who make the magic happen.  Click here to view upcoming Academy events.  Click here to view upcoming performances.  Click here to view Center Stage - Young Patrons events.

The Nutcracker - Ladies at the Barre Brunch

Dana Benton by Mike Watson

Sunday, December 13, 2015
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. brunch
Edge Restaurant at the Four Seasons Hotel
1111 14th Street, Denver, CO 80202
1 p.m. performance
Ellie Caulkins Opera House
Price: Adults $125, Children $90 (includes brunch and Spotlight Circle ticket to The Nutcracker)

Enjoy a delicious brunch and enjoy a performance to Colorado Ballet's holiday classic, The Nutcracker!  Tickets include brunch and a ticket to this performance, which is already sold out!  This is a wonderful opportunity to come with a friend, your children, or grandchildren.  Husbands, sons, boyfriends and friends are welcome!  The brunch menu includes a fruit platter and fresh made pastries on the table; coffee, tea and mimosas for adults; plus, your choice of either: 2 eggs with hash browns and a meat, Bircher Muesli, or lemon ricotta pancakes.

Click here to register (select Ladies at the Barre from the dropdown menu).

Domenico Luciano in Sinister LoveAttitude on Santa Fe

February 6, 2015
6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m., dinner served at 6:30 p.m., performance begins at 7:30 p.m.)
Black Box Theater at the Armstrong Center for Dance
1075 Santa Fe Drive
Denver, CO 80204
Cost: $75 (includes 3-course dinner, wine and the performance)

Back by popular demand, Attitude on Santa Fe will feature a delicious three course meal and wine followed by an intimate performance by Colorado Ballet dancers. The performance will feature new pieces choreographed by principal dancers Yosvani Ramos and Domenico Luciano, as well as Colorado Ballet Academy teacher Carolina Pahde.

Click here to register (select Attitude on Santa Fe from the dropdown menu).

Photo: Domenico Luciano in "Sinister Love" during September 2015 "Attitude on Santa Fe"

Behind the Scenes Luncheon - Alice (in Wonderland)

Sharon Wehner by Allen Birnbach

Wednesday, February 17, 2016
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. (doors open at 11 a.m., lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m.)
Kevin Taylor's at the Opera House
Chambers Grant Salon in the Ellie Caulkins Opera House
Cost: $55

Enjoy a sneak peek of Colorado Ballet’s upcoming performance of Alice (in Wonderland) and hear from Principal Dancer Sharon Wehner, who is celebrating her 20th season with Colorado Ballet!

Behind the Scenes Luncheons are your opportunity to hear artists of Colorado Ballet talk about the upcoming production and answer your questions.  After lunch, look in on dress rehearsal and see the dancers in action!  The entrée is Herb Roasted Chicken Breast, Broccolini, Butternut Squash Puree, Fingerling Potatoes, and Rosemary Jus.

Click here to register (select the luncheon from the dropdown menu).  RSVP by Friday, February 12.

Queen of Hearts Ball

Queen of Hearts Ball

Thursday, February 25, 2016
5:30 p.m.
Ellie Caulkins Opera House

Lose your head at Colorado Ballet's Queen of Hearts Ball on February 25 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House.  Start the evening off with cocktails, appetizers and an incredible silent auction!  Indulge in a delicious three course meal by Kevin Taylor at the Chambers Grant Salon.  The evening’s entertainment will include a performance by Colorado Ballet dancers performing sections from the ballet Alice (in Wonderland).  In addition, Tom Wopat, who began his career as Luke Duke in The Dukes of Hazzard and went on to become a Tony-nominated Broadway singer, television and movie actor will perform live.  Two of Wopat’s songs will be accompanied by a performance by Colorado Ballet dancers, with new choreography by Sandra Brown, Colorado Ballet’s Ballet Mistress and Choreographer.  Top off the evening with dancing on the stage of the Ellie Caulkins Opera House!

Click here for more information on the event and to purchase tickets or learn about sponsorships.

Ladies at the Barre - Ballet Director's Choice

Friday, March 25, 2016
5:30 p.m. dinner, 7:30 p.m. performance
Cost: $140
Dinner: Location TBD
Performance: June Swaner Gates Concert Hall at the Newman Center for the Performing Arts

Enjoy a night out with dinner and Colorado Ballet’s performance of Ballet Director's Choice. Tickets include dinner, one glass of wine and an orchestra level ticket to the performance. This is a wonderful opportunity to come with a friend or on your own to meet other women (and men) who enjoy the ballet. Husbands, boyfriends and friends are welcome! 

RSVP by Monday, March 20.  Registration will open soon. 

Colorado Ballet Golf Tournament

Monday, June 6, 2016
1:30 Shotgun Start
Lakewood Country Club

Foursomes and sponsorship info coming soon.


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