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Tracy Jones by Francisco Estevez PhotographyWelcome to Center Stage!

Center Stage is a Young Professionals Program that offers its members:
  • Discounts (25%) on all four productions – select shows
  • 4 behind-the-scenes events and parties around each production
  • Other exclusive opportunities like the Vail International Dance Festival, First Fridays, and more!

Membership Levels – Center Stage package for 2015-2016 season:

  • $75 basic membership includes access to three production events (excludes Queen of Hearts Ball (for Alice)), and 25% discount to shows (up to a $200 value!) - click here to join
  • $250 VIP membership includes access to all four production events ($100 is tax deductible, over $300 value) - click here to join
  • $500 Patron membership includes access to the Ellie Patron Lounge during La Sylphide or Alice (in Wonderland) – normally reserved for major donors only, and 2 tickets to Alice event ($300 is tax deductible, over $600 value) - click here to join
Registration for 2015-2016 season will open soon.  For more information, e-mail

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Calendar of events:

Registration to attend these events is open now, click here.  For more information, contact

Center Stage La Sylphide Party

Epernay LoungeFriday, October 9, 2015
Performance: 7:30 p.m. at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House
Party: Immediately following the performance at Epernay Lounge, 1080 14th St, Denver, CO 80202
Cost: Free for members, $15 surcharge for guests

Join other Center Stage members at the 7:30 p.m. performance of La Sylphide at 25% off, followed by a private party at Epernay Lounge right near the theater!  Everyone will enjoy two drinks and appetizers at Epernay while socializing with Colorado Ballet dancers. This is a wonderful opportunity to come with a friend or on your own to meet other young professionals who enjoy the arts.  Click here to RSVP on Facebook or to

Colorado Ballet’s First Annual Nutcracker Market 

Thursday, November 5– Sunday, November 9, 2015
Skyline Park on the 16th St. Mall

Volunteer to help with Colorado Ballet’s newest event the Nutcracker Market! This four day event features unique holiday vendors, Breakfasts with Santa, and more!
Needed – volunteers to support all events, and the market itself.  Click here for more information.

Center Stage Nutcracker Party

Saturday, December 19, 2015
Event: Before the performances, backstage at the Ellie
Performances: 1 p.m. or 6:30 p.m. at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House
Cost: Free for members, $10 surcharge for guests

See behind the scenes and enjoy hot chocolate backstage with the dancers before the show! 

Queen of Hearts Ball

Thursday, February 25, 2016
Ellie Caulkins Opera House
Cost: 1 ticket free for VIP members, 2 tickets free for Patron members, $100 all other young professionals

Center Stage members are invited to attend Colorado Ballet’s annual gala – The Queen of Hearts Ball. You’ll enjoy fabulous culinary creations, exciting libations, and the unique opportunity to dance the night away on the stage! Tickets to this event are included with VIP and Patron memberships.

Ballet Director’s Choice Sneak Peak and Cocktail Hour

Thursday, March 10, 2016
Time TBD
Armstrong Center for Dance
Cost: Free for members, $10 surcharge for guests

Get a sneak peek at your favorite dancers in rehearsal for Ballet Director’s Choice and enjoy cocktails and refreshments with the dancers after the rehearsal!

Center Stage Night at Ballet Director’s Choice

Saturday, March 26, 2016
June Swaner Gates Concert Hall at the Newman Center for the Performing Arts
Performance: 7:30 p.m.

Use your 25% off to enjoy a collection of contemporary premieres highlighting the talents of Colorado Ballet's dancers. The repertory includes a tango-inspired ballet by Lorita Travaglia, a Dominic Walsh contemporary work, and a third piece to be announced.

Education and Community Engagement Breakfast

TBD May 2016
Armstrong Center for Dance
Cost: Free

Center Stage members are invited to come and bring friends to an informal breakfast featuring Colorado Ballet’s Education and Community Engagement programs. Come witness our work with youth and people with disabilities in our community, and see how Colorado Ballet believes Every.Body.Dance.

For more information about Center Stage, e-mail

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