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Colorado Ballet's 2014-2015 season will see Colorado Ballet Artistic Director Gil Boggs in his ninth season with the Company. As a former principal dancer with American Ballet Theatre in New York, Boggs boasts an illustrious dance career spanning 21 years. He has worked with and studied under some of ballet's greatest, including Mikhail Baryshnikov, Twyla Tharp, Sir Kenneth MacMillan and Paul Taylor.
Colorado Ballet's 2014-2015 season will open with A Midsummer Night's Dream in September 2014 and close with Peter and the Wolf in March 2015. The season will also include Dracula, The Nutcracker and Ballet MasterWorks.
Colorado Ballet consists of 30 professional dancers with a diverse background. The dancers come from all over the world, including Japan, Russia, Cuba, Canada, France, Ireland and the United States. Additionally, the Company has between 15 and 20 members of the Studio Company, which provides young dancers with training and performance opportunities as a start into a professional career in ballet.
Each season, the Company performs a varied season of classical and contemporary ballets in Denver. In 2009, Colorado Ballet received the Colorado Masterpieces program to tour Colorado's Front Range. The program was funded by the Colorado Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts through their American Masterpieces: Three Centuries of Artistic Genius initiative.
Photo: Artists of Colorado Ballet in "The Rite of Spring," photo by Mike Watson