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Colorado Concert Ballet


Ballet company based in Denver, Colorado

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Colorado Ballet Collection

Identifier: D012
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...
Dates: 1960-2017

Patrick Nalty and Susan Manchek perform in the Colorado Ballet's ''The Nutcracker'', circa 1980

Identifier: D012.06.0006.0001.00004
Overview Patrick Nalty and Susan Mancheck perform as the Cavalier and the Sugar Plum Fairy in the Colorado Ballet's production of ''The Nutcracker''
Dates: circa 1980

Rehearsal of the Colorado Ballet's ''The Nutcracker'', circa 1980

Identifier: D012.06.0006.0001.00003
Overview Photo of Colorado Ballet dancers performing a portion of ''The Nutcracker''
Dates: circa 1980

Soldier Doll from Colorado Ballet's ''The Nutcracker'', 1968

Identifier: D012.06.0006.0001.00002
Overview Vicki Worley prepares for her role as the Soldier Doll in Colorado Ballet’s first annual performance of “The Nutcracker” at the Bonfils Memorial Theater in Denver, Colorado
Dates: 1968