THURSDAY, JUNE 25 at COLORADO BALLET’S ARMSTRONG CENTER FOR DANCE
A POWER of WOMEN (POW!) EVENT ON THE EVOLVING ROLE OF WOMEN IN SOCIETY
INSPIRED BY CENTRAL CITY OPERA’S LA TRAVIATA
WHO: Central City Opera (CCO) will host a panel discussion with Colorado’s leading ladies about their role as creators, influencers and change makers. The event is part of CCO’s The Power of Women (POW!) Project, a series of events that focuses on the changing role of women in society inspired by CCO’s 2015 Festival production, La Traviata. (July 11-August 9).
WHAT: The Power of Women in the Arts explores the challenges and triumphs of women who work in the arts/entertainment world, on the front lines and behind the scenes. The discussion features an insider’s look at the changing world once dominated by traditional male roles. Hear from Colorado’s leading ladies in the arts who take a production from the page to the stage. The event is moderated by Eden Lane, Host/Producer of InFocus on CPT12 in Denver. Panelists include: Elise Sandell, Stage Director of CCO’s 2015 La Traviata; Pamela Clifton, actress/stage director; Barbara Bridges, Founder of Women+Film; Lannie Garrett, Entertainer and owner of Lannie’s Cabaret; and Dawn Fay, Choreographer and Producing Director for Wonderbound Dance.
WHEN: Thursday, June 25 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM with a short reception to follow.
FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
WHERE: Colorado Ballet‘s The Armstrong Center for Dance, 1075 Sante Fe Drive, Black Box Theater (new offices for Colorado Ballet)
For complete details, please visit www.CentralCityOpera.org/pow
Celebrating its 83rd year in 2015, Central City Opera is the nation’s fifth-oldest opera company, located just 35 miles west of Denver in one of Colorado’s official National Landmark Historic Districts. The company continues to present artistically excellent professional opera in its annual summer festival; to offer career-entry training to young singers; to produce education and community service programs; and to preserve and maintain the Opera House and 30 other Victorian-era properties.