2020 Presenting Denver Dance Festival Tickets on Sale
Tickets are now on sale for the 2020 Presenting Denver Dance Festival, co-presented by Presenting Denver and The Robert and Judi Newman Center for the Performing Arts to increase the accessibility of dance. Through the dance festival we provide free or affordable opportunities for the public to engage with Colorado dance as a participant or spectator. The festival also provides stipend opportunities for Colorado artists to premiere new choreographic works, educational content, or audience engagement activities.
Choreographers premiering works in the “New & Now” concert in the Byron Theatre at the Presenting Denver Dance Festival will be BRIAH Danse, Claire Kendall Creative Projects, Edgar L. Page: Feel the Movement, Hannah Kahn Dance Company, Lauren Beale in collaboration with Amanda Leise, Lisa Engelken Breaking Barriers, Maureen Breeze Dance Theater and Robert Sher-Machherndl’s | Lemon Sponge Cake Contemporary Ballet. Performance dates are June 20, 2020 and June 21, 2020. Tickets for the 2020 Presenting Denver Dance Festival Main Stage event will go on sale to the public on March 1, 2020 and can be purchased on the Newman Center website at www.newmantix.com/pd, by phone, or in person at the Newman Center box office.
The dance festival weekend will offer ample opportunities for the public to engage with Colorado dance. Educational dance classes will be offered by donation on the mornings on June 20-21, 2020. Classes will coincide with Community Presentation on the outdoor stage. Free afternoon activities include a children’s area, dance documentary screenings, a pop-up dance exhibit, community dance event, and post show talks with select festival artists. Some areas may require pre-registration.
The free Public Stage concert will showcase new choreography by Candice Barth, Edgar L. Page: Feel the Movement, Fernanda Oliviera, Gregory Gonzales, jk-co, School of Breaking, and Thomas Dance Project. The “No Walls” concert will take place outdoors on June 20 and 21, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. This concert will have open lawn seating, is family friendly, and appropriate for all ages.
A complete list of dance festival activities and artist information can be found on the Presenting Denver website at http://presentingdenver.org/pd-dance- festival/