Colorado Concert Ballet
Ballet company based in Denver, Colorado
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box: D012.0001
File — Box: D012.0029
File — Box: D012.0030
Overview Colorado Ballet, located in Denver, Colorado is a regional dance company that was conceived as a ballet school, and founded in 1951, by Denver natives Freidann Parker and Lillian Covillo. To showcase their students, the life-long friends established Colorado Concert Ballet in 1961. As of 2010 Colorado Ballet consisted of 30 professional dancers of national and international acclaim, 17 studio company dancers, a $6.6 million operating budget, an expansive repertoire, and two locations for the...
Scope and Contents This series includes Souvenir Programs, Concert Programs, and a set of Mailers to sponsors. Special items include the company's first concert program and it's 9th and 10th anniversary season souvenir programs. It covers the company in it's first performance location - Colorado Women’s College at Montview and Quebec - and first two studio/rehearsal locations - 3210 E Colfax: 1961-1975 and 5305 E Colfax: 1975-1981. The series also includes (5) costumes used by members of Colorado Concert Ballet.
Overview Karen Jaszkowiak of the Colorado Concert Ballet dances the ''Peasant Pas De Deux'' as part of the ballet ''Giselle.''
Overview Photograph of Colorado Concert Ballet's Karen Jaszkowiak performing in the ballet ''Giselle.''
Overview Laura Walker of the Colorado Concert Ballet preforms with Jeff Longo in an unidentified dance during the 1977-78 dance season.