Arvada Center Wins Outstanding Season for a Theatre Company, 7 Other Henry Awards


The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities had been awarded with the Denver theatre community’s highest honor – the Colorado Theatre Guild ’s Henry Award for Outstanding Season for a Theatre Company.

The Center took home that award and 7 others at the 13 th annual Henry Awards Monday evening. Established in 2006, the Henry Awards honor outstanding achievements during the past season and serves as the Colorado Theatre Guild's annual fundraising event. The awards are named for longtime Denver-area theatre producer Henry Lowenstein.

The Arvada Center’s production of Kate Hamill’s interpretation of Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility took home awards for Outstanding Production of a Play and Outstanding Ensemble Performance. Arvada Center Artistic Director of Play Lynne Collins won the Outstanding Direction of a Play award for her direction of Sense and Sensibility.

Kitty Skillman Hilsabeck won Outstanding Choreography for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat . Arvada Center Scenic Designer Brain Mallgrave won the award for Outstanding Scenic Design for Joseph.

Clare Henkel won Outstanding Costume Design for Sunday in the Park with George and Shannon McKinney won Outstanding Lighting Design for the same production.

In all, the Arvada Center was nominated for a record 29 Henry Awards, with multiple Arvada Center productions competing against one another for the same award.

The Arvada Center is about to kick off another season of outstanding theatre. Get your tickets today before it's too late! 

Read more about the Colorado Theatre Guild’s Henry Awards.