Newman Center Presents 2021-22 Season On Sale Friday, October 1 at 10am

 For Immediate Release: Monday, September 27   The Robert and Judi Newman Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Denver will go on sale with individual tickets for its 2021-22 Newman Center Presents series on Friday, October 1 at 10am at or by phone at 303.871.7720.  “We are

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2021-2022 Newman Center Presents Performance Season Announced

August 18, 2021 For immediate release—Denver, Colorado  The Robert and Judi Newman Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Denver announces its 2021- 2022 season of Newman Center Presents, the venue’s multidisciplinary professional artist series. As we step back into live performances with our new Executive Director Aisha

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The Newman Center for the Performing Arts receives $25,000 Arts Innovation Grant from Bonfils-Stanton Foundation

March 3, 2021 DENVER – The Newman Center for the Performing Arts (NCPA) at the University of Denver received a $25,000 grant from the Bonfils-Stanton Foundation for its Community Connections Project.  This initiative aims to engage new audiences through community partnerships and strategic programming.  Although NCPA’s core mission has remained the same, the

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National Endowment for the Arts

The Newman Center for the Performing Arts receives $10,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts

February 4, 2021 DENVER – The Newman Center for the Performing Arts (NCPA) at the University of Denver received a $10,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. This financial aid will be directed at presenting NCPA’s Virtual Season to ensure arts engagement in the Colorado community, while in-person events remain postponed.   As a result

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Student entering Newman Center Gates Hall to watch Black Violin

When Was the First Time You Went to the Theatre?

I remember the first time I went with my classmates to the theatre in December 2000. Our headteacher, Mrs Mosco, had organized for the entire school of 300 six to eleven-year-olds to see The Nutcracker at The Lowry Theatre in Manchester, UK. It was a thirty-minute bus ride from our

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Newman Center season reveal screenshot in DU News

Newman Center Reveal Spotlights on DU News

Our program manager Ramsey Walker spoke to DU News about the reveal of the upcoming season at the Newman Center. Our theatre is one of the University of Denver’s best public spaces and we aspire to provide diverse programming that offers students, neighbors, and friends an outlet for experiencing communal

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Lamont School of Music Keeps Performance Alive with #DULamontCommunity

The hashtag #DULamontCommunity encourages past and present faculty and students to showcase their talents on Facebook and Instagram. With COVID-19 putting a halt to recitals, DU’s Lamont School of Music has encouraged students and staff from the past and present to create and perform, adding their own spin to Stay

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JLCO with Marsalis web

A Virtual Season Reveal: Newman Center 2020-2021 is here!

We’ve taken a pause and the theatre is airing out in anticipation for our 2020-2021 season. The unprecedented closure caused by COVID-19 has taken its toll on arts organizations around the world, but we’ve noticed that these associations have continued to bring creativity and color into our homes during this

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Camille-A-Brown community dance class at the Newman Center

Camille A. Brown Live Streams Social Dance for Social Distancing

Classes, business, and gym sessions have migrated to online platforms and now the arts have followed suit. Camille A. Brown, a prolific Black female choreographer, will host live social dance classes on her Instagram page every Monday 2pm EST for five weeks. Founded on the belief that social dance is

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Dee Dee Bridgewater with masterclass students at the Newman Center for the Performing Arts

Dee Dee Bridgewater Masterclass

NEA Jazz Master Dee Dee Bridgewater led a masterclass for high school students to encourage and equip aspiring young artists in Colorado. On November 9, 2019, jazz sensation Dee Dee Bridgewater held her masterclass at Newman Center with students from East High School in Denver. The session coached the students on vocal techniques and shared her

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