What Is Backstage Barre

Colorado Ballet’s Backstage Barre is a group of young professionals dedicated to growing a new generation of ballet enthusiasts through approachable access to a diverse program of events, behind-the-scenes education, and community engagement.

A Message from backstage Barre

Your commitment to the arts in Denver is more critical than ever before. Now is a time when Backstage Barre’s mission, to grow a new generation of ballet enthusiasts, becomes nearer and dearer to our members and community. Your membership support continues to spread the joy, the beauty, the grace, and the athleticism of ballet for seasons to come.

Please know that Backstage Barre plans to have all events listed below whether they are in-person or virtual. No one will miss out on our Backstage Barre season! All tax receipts for memberships will be adjusted based on the 21-22 event schedule and ticket pricing.




Thursday, August 5 from 6:30-8:00pm

We are thrilled to welcome you back to in-person events! Join Young Professionals of Colorado Ballet’s Backstage Barre and Colorado Symphony’s Crescendo Society for an evening of Yoga  in the Park at Creekside. Get ready to flow, enjoy live music from members of Colorado Symphony, and sip on a complimentary beverage from Comrade Brewing Company and Happy Leaf Kombucha. BYOYM (Bring Your Own Yoga Mat)!


Yoga in the Park
Creekside Park in Glendale
4400 E Virginia Ave, Denver, CO 80246

Backstage Barre Members and Crescendo Society Members at the Founding Level can RSVP for this event at no charge. Tickets for Crescendo Society Members at the Patron Level are $15. Not a member? You can purchase a ticket online for $25.



  • 20% off performance tickets
  • Single ticket to three Backstage Barre Events
  • Exclusive access to Backstage Barre Holiday Party
  • Be in the know – such as virtual rehearsals, donor podcast and other insider events
  • Virtual Gala ticket


$30/Month - All Previous Benefits from Demi Membership plus:

  • Invitation to a receptions/rehearsal – behind the scenes
  • Single ticket voucher for a season performance of your choice
  • Invitation to a post-show party – with the artists
  • Access to 2021 Gala $150 Gala tickets (Limit two tickets)


Executive Board

Board Co-Chair
Aubrey Tramontina
Marketing Account Manager

Board Co-Chair
Mandi Horvath
Wildlife Biologist

Membership Chair
Lisa Stranchan
Grant Manager, Museum of Contemporary Art

Finance Chair
Liz Buckley
Senior Tax Analyst, Advanced Energy Industries

Marketing Chair
Kiel Butterfield
Senior Research Technologist, University of Louisville

Governance Chair
Kisha Blanton
Early Elementary Programs Coordinator, Denver Zoo

Events Chair
Amanda Heersink
IT Project Manager, Usherpa


Liz Coolman
Agile Solutions Professional, Kenzan

Adam C Diskin
Education Technology Professional, 2U

James M Eckhart Jr.
Engineering Program Manager, Microsoft Corporation

Adrienne Kovac
Attorney, Davis Graham & Stubbs

Noemi Nunez
Co-Owner and Lead Teacher, Yoga Pod Lowry

Samantha Parris
Senior Designer, Compass

Charlotte Revol
Investment Manager, Walton Enterprises

Zach Smith
Research Analyst, Marisco Capital Managment

Tiffany Walker
Trust Officer, Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing

For more information on supporting Colorado Ballet, please contact or  303-339-1618.

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