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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.

Vail International Dance Festival

July 27 to August 10, 2015
Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater in Vail, Colorado
Colorado Ballet Performances on August 2, 9 and 10 

Balanchine Celebration - 7:30 p.m. on August 9, 2015
Celebrating George Balanchine, one of the 20th century’s greatest artistic figures and founder of New York City Ballet, this performance features a selection of the world’s finest dancers in a unique evening of Balanchine ballets.  Members of Colorado Ballet’s corps de ballet will perform Concerto Barocco with guest principal dancers.  Tickets on sale now!  Click here to purchase tickets.

Dance for $20.15 - 7:30 p.m. on August 10, 2015
For closing night of Festival 2015, an evening for everyone with specially priced tickets for every seat in the house. Dance for $20.15 features Colorado Ballet and guest artists from the 2015 Festival. Click here to purchase tickets.

An Evening Under The Stars

August 22, 2015
7:30 p.m.
Arvada Center Outdoor Amphitheater
6901 Wadsworth Blvd, Arvada, CO 80003

Join the stars of Colorado Ballet under the stars for a program featuring excerpts from upcoming and past productions as well as other classical and contemporary works.  The performance will include the contemporary ballet In Pieces by choreographer Val Caniparoli, which made its world premiere with Colorado Ballet in 2013.  Featuring dramatic lighting and costumes, the ballet is set to Poul Ruders' musical composition Concerto in Pieces.

Click here to purchase tickets.

Subscriber Open House

Saturday, September 12, 2015
12-2 p.m. or 3-5 p.m.
Black Box Theater at the Armstrong Center for Dance
1075 Santa Fe Drive
Denver, CO 80204
Cost: Free, for subscribers only

Subscribers are invited to come get a sneak peek of the 15/16 season.  Stay after the brief rehearsal/performance for a Q&A session with Artistic Director Gil Boggs and light appetizers.  Registration will open soon.  Click here for more information on how to become a subscriber.

Attitude on Santa Fe

Saturday, September 19, 2015
6 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

Join us for the first Attitude on Santa Fe on September 19!  Your ticket includes a fabulous three course meal and wine, followed by and exclusive performance in the Black Box Theater, featuring new works choreographed by Colorado Ballet dancers.

Click here to register.

Behind the Scenes Luncheon - La Sylphide

Maria Mosina by Allen Birnbach

Wednesday, September 30, 2015
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 (register for both 2015-2016 Behind the Scenes Luncheons for $100!)

Enjoy a sneak peek of Colorado Ballet’s upcoming performance of La Sylphide and hear from Principal Dancer Maria Mosina, 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 Atlantic Salmon, Zucchini Tart, Leeks, Spinach, and Lemon Mustard Butter.

RSVP by Friday, September 25. Click here to register.

Ladies at the Barre - La Sylphide

Friday, October 9, 2015
5:30 p.m. dinner, 7:30 p.m. performance
Cost: $140
Dinner: The Nickel Restaurant at Hotel Teatro
Performance: Ellie Caulkins Opera House

Enjoy a night out with dinner and Colorado Ballet’s performance of La Sylphide. 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, October 5.  Click here to register.

Paranormal Palace 2015 Halloween Party

October 31, 2015
Doors Open at 9 p.m. for VIP, Doors Open at 9:30 p.m. for GA
McNichols Building Civic Center Building
Civic  Center Park – Colfax & Bannock
144 West Colfax, Denver, CO 80202

General Admission – $39 – $79, VIP – $129
ALCOHOL INCLUDED in ticket purchases - 21+
Click here to purchase tickets.

An Interactive Haunted Party! Featuring excerpts from Colorado Ballet's Dracula. Multiple floors, Over 30+ Ghoulish Performers! A portion of proceeds benefit Colorado Ballet.

Colorado Ballet Nutcracker MarketColorado Ballet Nutcracker Market

November 5-8, 2015
In a heated tent in Skyline Park in Downtown Denver
At 16th St. and Arapahoe St. (on the 16th Street Mall)

Our Market will consist of an upscale retail market with additional artisan and high-end craft booths.  In addition to our fabulous holiday market, we have other fun events planned! We’ll begin the festivities with a Private Kick-off Cocktail Party on Thursday evening where party-goers can shop while enjoying tasty treats and libations.  On Friday, and Saturday and Sunday, we will have an open seating area where market shoppers can relax with a treat from our many planned food trucks while enjoying a refreshing libation and entertainment from local school choral groups.  On Saturday and Sunday, we will have two “Breakfast with Santa” events each day.  The Nutcracker Market will benefit Colorado Ballet and its affiliate programs!

Click here for more information on the event and how to become a vendor.

Attitude on Santa Fe

January 2016
6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. (doors open at 5:30 p.m., dinner served at 6 p.m., performance begins at 7 p.m.)
Black Box Theater at the Armstrong Center for Dance
1075 Santa Fe Drive
Denver, CO 80204
Cost: TBD

More information and registration coming soon. 

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 (register for both 2015-2016 Behind the Scenes Luncheons for $100!)

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.

RSVP by Friday, February 12.  Click here to register.

Queen of Hearts Ball

Thursday, February 25, 2016
5:30 p.m.

Cocktails, Silent Auction, and performances by Colorado Ballet with dinner, live auction, and dancing to follow.  More information coming soon.

Cost:
$100 YP Ticket (includes a cocktail hour and dancing to live music) – YP admission at 8 p.m.
$350 general ticket
$500 VIP ticket (includes open bar, access to VIP room)
$5,000 table for 10
$10,000 VIP table for 10

*Sponsorship information coming soon

Attitude on Santa Fe

March 2016
6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. (doors open at 5:30 p.m., dinner served at 6 p.m., performance begins at 7 p.m.)
Black Box Theater at the Armstrong Center for Dance
1075 Santa Fe Drive
Denver, CO 80204
Cost: TBD

More information and registration coming soon. 

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

TBD date and time

 

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