Celebrate International Women's Day

March 8 is International Women's Day! This annual celebration recognizes the achievements of women across the world, and their contributions to social, economic, cultural and political advancements. It began in the early 1900s as a celebration of working women around the world. 

We invite you to learn more about some of the incredible women who work at the Arvada Center. Their passion, perspectives and contributions make the Center what it is!


Meet Dance Coordinator Christina Noel Adcock. Her story of perseverance and her passion for teaching make the Center a special place for any dance student.


Go behind the camera to meet Digital Content Manager, Jacinta Lobato! With a long line of strong Chicana women behind her, Jacinta has forged a path forward to make a life and career for herself.


“This focus on drawing fundamentals in my childhood proved essential to finding my place in humanity.”

- Galleries and Exhibitions Manager Emily Grace King


Meet the Arvada Center’s Vice President of Advancement Teresa YoKell. Her story is one of persistence and determination. You’ll hear how Teresa used her art form – writing – to help her cope with and process childhood trauma.


The arts move us and entertain us - and even beyond they create connection and community. At the Center, that magic could not happen without the work of Black Box Theatre Stage Manager Christine Moore.


"When I got to college, I decided I didn't want to be a performer anymore. I still wanted to be involved, so I shifted to the tech side of things and fell in love with sound."

-  Audio Engineer Elizabeth Jamison

"Theatre is something that I have wanted to be around constantly,” she said. “We all have our ups and downs or obstacles throughout life. But the one thing that has always helped me overcome every problem is theatre."

- Wardrobe Supervisor Jessie Page


"One of my favorite parts of my job is helping students who want to make art their career by offering them opportunities to learn every aspect of ceramics, and providing them with contacts that can help them get started as professional artists."

- Ceramics Program Coordinator Bebe Alexander

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