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Denver Ballet Guild Records

 Collection
Identifier: D060
This collection contains board materials, materials on programs and events, newsletters, and scrapbooks from the Denver Ballet Guild.

Dates

  • 1962-2017

Creator

Extent

8.5 Linear Feet (5 containers)

Scope and Contents

This collection contains minutes, bylaws, directories, rosters, photos, programs, scrapbooks, and newsletters.

Biographical / Historical

The Denver (Civic) Ballet Guild started in conjunction with the Denver Civic Ballet Guild in 1958 in order to support the Denver Civic Ballet. It held its first annual program titled "Le Bal de Ballet" in 1969. With the end of the Denver Civic Ballet in 1979, the guild continued as its own organization, The Denver Ballet Guild. The guild continues to support ballet in Denver. The mission of the Denver Ballet Guild shall be to stimulate interest in ballet and other forms of dance; to promote dance at all levels; to conduct dance education; to develop audiences; to conduct fundraising activities to support and promote dance and to disburse funds for such purposes. It holds annual programs including: Le Bal de Ballet, Young Dancers Competition, Les Desmoiselles, Showcase of Dance, and Les Cygnettes.

Arrangement

This series is arranged in 4 series: Board Materials, Programs and Events, Newsletters, and Scrapbooks and Ephemera.

Source

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

Contact:
2150 East Evans Avenue
Denver CO 80208
(303) 871-3428