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
We’re a founding member of the Alliance for Music Education Equity
We’re thrilled to be a founding partner of the Alliance for Music Education Equity, a group of 14 organizations dedicated to addressing inequities in music education in the Denver area. You can read more about the group and its activities in Westword’s latest article.
Join us in welcoming the new Executive Director of the Newman Center, Aisha Ahmad-Post!
The University of Denver and Robert and Judi Newman Center for the Performing Arts are pleased to welcome Aisha Ahmad-Post as the new Executive Director of the Newman Center. Ahmad-Post starts in the role on August 3, 2020. Ahmad-Post joins the Newman Center with wide-ranging experience in performing arts production,
In Honor of Our Beloved Joy Burns
With heavy hearts we share the sad news of the passing of Joy Burns, a stalwart supporter of the Newman Center and DU. Newman Center’s “Joy Burns Plaza” is named in her honor, and her mark can be found across campus. You can read more about her life and influence
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
Incarcerated Women Made History with “A Christmas Carol” Performance
Women inmates presented life-changing performances of A Christmas Carol at the Newman Center through DU’s Prison Arts Initiative. The multifaceted Prison Arts Initiative brings the arts to incarcerated individuals with the goal to promote growth and change in their lives. To date the project has presented two plays. The first,