acclaimed choreographers. The ballet
has a company of 15 apprentice dancers
and 37 internationally acclaimed
Colorado Symphony Orchestra
999 18th St., Suite 2055
The Colorado Symphony Orchestra is
composed of world-class musicians who
perform everything from the masters to
pops in more than 100 concerts each
year. Performances have also featured
such music legends as Yo-Yo Ma, Van
Cliburn, and Burt Bacharach.
David Taylor Dance Theatre
9132 W. Bowles Ave.
Colorado’s only professional
contemporary ballet company, DTDT
features works by nationally acclaimed
choreographers and dramatic, creative
pieces by artistic director David Taylor.
Performances are held in venues across
metro Denver and the nation. City Center
Englewood is the new home of its studio
and offices; the DTDT Dance Academy
also offers classes for all ages.
The Denver Brass and
Aries Brass Quintet
2253 Downing St.
The Denver Brass, a 12-part chamber
brass, and the Aries Brass Quintet, the
recital quintet of The Denver Brass, perform
at concerts, celebrations and other
gatherings, as well as on tours. One of the
few professional ensembles of its kind in the
world, The Denver Brass produces its
trademark sound through 15 distinct brass
instruments. The Aries Brass Quintet is also
internationally recognized for its elegant
approach to brass chamber music.
Kim Robards Dance Company
A professional touring dance company,
Kim Robards Dance is one of the Western
region’s most dynamic exponents of the
modern dance movement. The KRD
School offers programs for ages 6 years
695 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite 20
Colorado’s premiere grand opera
company for more than 20 years, Opera
Colorado presents performances of grand
opera in authentic languages with
projected English subtitle translations.
Featuring established international stars and
exciting young performers, the opera offers
a seasonal schedule and community
programs. Opera Colorado performs at the
Ellie Caulkins Opera House in Denver.
Swallow Hill Music Association
71 East Yale Ave.
Swallow Hill is Denver’s home for folk,
roots and acoustic music since its
founding more than 27 years ago and is
one of the largest institutions of its kind in
the nation. With more than 2, 100
members and volunteers, Swallow Hill
offers a place to celebrate music rarely
heard in the Rocky Mountain region.
Three concert venues and outsourced
halls present more than 200 concerts a
year, featuring some of the world’s great
artists as well as up-and-coming new
talent. The Julie Davis Music School at
Swallow Hill is a valuable and affordable
educational resource to the community
with more than 50 music instructors
involved in more than 240 adult classes
and 70 children’s classes every year.
Denver also offers a wealth of theater
options for arts patrons, from large
companies to smaller neighborhood
troupes. Browse the following for a
sample of theater companies and
performing arts venues.
Arvada Center for the Arts
6901 Wadsworth Blvd.
The Arvada Center offers award-winning,
professional regional theater (both plays
The Denver Center for the Performing Arts 303-893-4100 www.denvercenter.org
Ticketswest 866-464-2626 www.ticketswest.com
Colorado Ballet 303-837-8888, ext. 2 www.coloradoballet.org
Colorado Symphony Orchestra 303-MAESTRO (623-7276) www.coloradosymphony.org
Opera Colorado 303-357-ARTS (2787) www.operacolorado.org
Swallow Hill Music Association 303-777-1003 www.swallowhillmusic.org
Ticketmaster 303-830-TIXS (8497) www.ticketmaster.com