We provide Durango, Colorado and the Four Corners with an eclectic presenting program and a low-cost, high-quality production venue for college and community performances. Please use the calendar below to review all upcoming concerts and performances.
Community Foundation Making a Difference Speakers Series - JENNA BUSH HAGER
Jenna Bush Hager is a contributing correspondent on NBC’s Today show and an editor-at-large for Southern Living magazine. She is also the author of The New York Times best seller Ana’s Story: A Journey of Hope, which she wrote after traveling to Latin America in 2006 as an intern with UNICEF. Ana’s Story is based on the life of a 17-year-old single mother with HIV, who struggles to shield her child from the life she had of abuse and neglect. Hager remains involved with UNICEF and is currently the chair of its Next Generation initiative, which is dedicated to reducing childhood deaths around the world. Jenna holds a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Texas at Austin and is also co-author of the children’s books Read All About It! and Our Great Big Backyard. Hager is the daughter of former U.S. President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush. In 2008, she married Henry Hager. Jenna and Henry are the proud parents of their daughters, Margaret Laura “Mila” and Poppy Louise Hager.
Making a Difference: How the Power of Compassion Changes Lives
Whether an action large or small, everyone has the ability to make a profound impact on the lives of others. A devoted humanitarian, Jenna Hager calls audiences to action and shows they too can make a difference. Hager demonstrates the many positive contributions that people can have to impact their families, schools and communities. As a UNICEF volunteer, inner-city school teacher and a Today correspondent who shows stories of everyday people doing terrific things, Hager has ample experiences seeing the very best in human nature. Hager’s message of compassion for supporting those in need inspires audiences to help the disadvantaged and take a more active role in their community.
Durango Dance 2018 - Annual Dance Recital
Durango Dance's annual recital will be presented by Durango Dance students and special guests.
Students of all ages will be performing. Come enjoy a family friendly evening full of joyful dance!
Children, age 4 and younger, are FREE if sitting in a lap.
The Metropolitan Opera - Live in HD - Cendrillon (Massenet) - NEW PRODUCTION
For the first time ever, Massenet’s sumptuous take on the Cinderella story comes to the Met. Joyce DiDonato stars in the title role, with mezzo-soprano Alice Coote in the trouser role of Prince Charming, Kathleen Kim as the Fairy Godmother, and Stephanie Blythe as the imperious Madame de la Haltière. Bertrand de Billy conducts Laurent Pelly’s imaginative storybook production.
Dance in the Rockies - Story Book Ballet 2018 - Dr. Seuss Medleys
Dance in the Rockies is proud to continue our tradition of the storybook ballet recital Dr. Seuss Medleys!
Come see all our ballet students ages 3-19.
Merely Players - MAN OF LA MANCHA “A Musical Quest”
Inspired by Miguel de Cervantes’ seventeenth-century masterpiece Don Quixote, MAN OF LA MANCHA is one of the most successful musicals in Broadway history. With a beloved score which includes the resounding “Impossible Dream,” this Merely Players production features some of the finest actors in our community.
This musical celebrates the spectrum of humanity, with its dreams, despair, and triumphs. Join us on an unforgettable musical quest.
Ballet Durango - A Celebration of Dance
“A Celebration of Dance”
Come join us for a celebration of dance that includes many different styles of dance and different styles of music. Featuring the student dancers of Ballet Durango and the members of the Durango Youth Ballet, the performance shows how the ballet training that these students receive establishes a foundation for them to explore not only the world of ballet but also more contemporary styles. From the classical variations of Delibes and Tchaikovsky to the catchy melodies of Gershwin to the pop tunes of Sia and Sono, this program offers something for everyone!
This performance is under the direction of Ballet Durango Artistic Director Frances Rosser Taylor and the faculty of Ballet Durango.