Newsroom University of Denver (Newman Center)

2017
November
29,
2017
Eight Colorado dance companies will debut new works at the Presenting Denver Dance Festival, taking place June 23–24, 2018, at DU’s Newman Center for the Performing Arts. Co-presented by new local dance production company Presenting Denver and...
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November
27,
2017
The charitable season of giving unofficially kicks off Nov. 28 with #GivingTuesday. Now entering its sixth year, the global day of giving encourages people to give your time, a gift, or a donation to help their local communities. The University o...
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November
20,
2017
Nov. 21 marks the official end of the fall quarter for the University of Denver, but campus won’t be completely empty. Three varsity teams have games, and the Newman Center for the Performing Arts will be abuzz with holiday concerts by national and l...
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October
06,
2017
Their style is distinctive and their sound is unmatched, and for one hour last week, “Black Violin” put on an unforgettable show for kids from around the Denver metro area. Nearly 1,000 students from Denver and Aurora public schools were treated to a...
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September
05,
2017
Starting with the 2017-18 season premiere, the Newman Center is excited to announce three performance events for which faculty, staff and students can get free tickets, in the spirit of DU IMPACT 2025 and One DU. This includes the Sept. 13 premiere p...
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April
04,
2017
Fans of jazz and dance will find a lot to love about the 2017–18 Newman Center Presents series, which kicks off in September at the Newman Center for the Performing Arts on the University of Denver campus. Announced Monday, the forthcoming sea...
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February
23,
2017
Students from Denver’s South High School were treated to a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity when Taiko drummers from the Japanese group Kodo not only performed for hundreds of students, but also spent an hour teaching nearly two dozen students from the...
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2016
August
30,
2016
As classes begin again, so do a host of concerts, plays and art exhibits at venues around the University of Denver campus. Here’s a look at what’s happening in the DU arts scene this fall.   MUSIC On the south side of campus, the Newman Cent...
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August
25,
2016
Kendra Whitlock Ingram has been named DU’s new executive director of the Robert and Judi Newman Center for the Performing Arts. Ingram replaces Stephen Seifert, who is retiring after holding the same position since 2002. Ingram is currently vice p...
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July
26,
2016
It’s been two years since Jenna Bainbridge (BA ’14) graduated from DU and ventured into the world to fulfill her dream of acting and singing on stage. For her, it was more than just being underneath the bright lights in front of big crowds — it w...
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July
12,
2016
After almost 20 years of operating as an independent nonprofit, the Spirituals Project is now an official University of Denver program within the Lamont School of Music. Founded by Arthur Jones, the Spirituals Project’s mission is the preservation...
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