Arvada Center Blog

Arvada Center dominates with 12 Henry Awards

The Colorado Theatre Guild’s fourth annual celebration of the best in Denver-area theater turned into mostly a coronation of the Arvada Center’s record-obliterating “Les Miserables” on Monday night at the Space Theatre in the Denver Performing Arts Complex.

The Arvada Center, which led all companies with 25 nominations, won 12 of the Guild’s 21 prizes, all for its landmark production of Victor Hugo’s masterpiece.

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CBS Channel 4 – Offical Media Partner of the Arvada Center

CBS Channel 4 is the Arvada Center’s official media partner in promoting our 2009 Outdoor Summer Entertainment. This Public Service Announcement has been created to promote all of our 2009 Summer Events and will be airing on CBS throughout the summer. Watch For It !!!

The Long Way Home – Adam Field

The Long Way Home – Adam Field

In one weeks time I’ll be ready for our journey! My son Juno and I will be making the 8 hour drive from Durango to my hometown, Arvada (a suburb of Denver). While we plan to spend a lot of time with family and friends, I will be dedicating most of our week-long stay to giving a workshop.The venue for this workshop, The Arvada Center of the Arts and Humanities, holds a special spot in my memory. As a young child I took many field trips to the Arvada Center whether it was to see a play, take an art class, view an exhibition, explore the extensive pioneer museum, or just for a picnic I always looked forward to the next visit. << READ MORE >>

FREE slide talk on Thursday June, 25th from 7-8:30 PM at the Arvada Center. Adam will will show images from his travels and will discuss his inspirations and motivations behind his work. The slide talk is open to the public…

WORKSHOP will take place on Saturday and Sunday, June 27th & 28th.  For details please visit the Arvada Center workshop description page.

Another Bell Ringing Moment!

The Henry Awards honor the best in Denver-area theater among the Colorado Theatre Guild’s (CTG) member organizations. Yesterday afternoon, CTG announced its 2009 nominations and the Arvada Center led all companies with 25 nods, built largely on the strength of 18 nominations for “Les Miserables” – more than any other theater company combined. The Denver Center Theatre Company was next with 16 nominations, followed by 10 each for Curious, Boulder’s Dinner Theatre and Vintage Theatre.

Although Arvada Center productions and performers are no strangers to the Henry’s – in 2008, “La Cage aux Folles” received three awards, including Outstanding Production of a Musical – this is the largest number of nominations the Center has received in the history of the awards. A sense of pride and joy should be felt throughout Arvada for the outstanding work performed by our theater department, led by Rod Lansberry. This recognition has been long in coming. It is due and indisputably deserving. Bravo to all!

This year’s Henry Awards ceremony will be held on Monday, June 29, at the Space Theatre in the Denver Performing Arts Complex at 13th and Curtis streets. Cocktails and a silent auction at 6 p.m.; awards beginning at 7 p.m. General admission $20 in advance; $25 at the door. VIP tickets $50. Call Gloria Shanstrom at 303-931-7241. The Arvada Center will be organizing a group to attend this year’s ceremony. Although tickets should be purchased directly with the listed contact, please let Marketing Manager Cindy DeLarber know if you’re attending.

Gene Sobczak, Executive Director
Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities
6901 Wadsworth Blvd., Arvada 80003