Colorado Ballet to Present AN EVENING UNDER THE STARS, 8/20

DENVER - Colorado Ballet will perform a collection of classical and contemporary works at An Evening under the Stars at 7:30 p.m. on August 20, 2016 at the Arvada Center Outdoor Amphitheater, 6901 Wadsworth Blvd., Arvada, CO 80003.

An Evening under the Stars will feature excerpts from upcoming and past productions including the Swan Lake pas de trois and Black Swan pas de deux, Light Rain pas de deux, It's Not a Cry pas de deux as well as other classical and contemporary works. The performance will close with the tango-inspired ballet The Angel of Buenos Aires by choreographer and Colorado Ballet's Ballet Mistress Lorita Travaglia. The Angel of Buenos Aires made its world premiere with Colorado Ballet in March 2016 and features music by Piazzolla.

"Colorado Ballet kicks off the season every year with An Evening under the Stars at the Arvada Center Outdoor Amphitheater," said Colorado Ballet Artistic Director Gil Boggs. "This fun summer performance includes selections from ballets we have presented in the past, ones that are coming up and works that highlight the dancers' artistry in a relaxed, outdoor venue. Plus, we are excited to perform an encore of the romantic tango ballet The Angel of Buenos Aires, for patrons who missed it earlier this year or for individuals who want to see it again."

Tickets range from $15 to $44. Patrons who use promo code BALLET will receive 20 percent off covered seating tickets. This promotion is not valid on lawn seats and expires on August 6. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit

Colorado Ballet's 56th season includes Swan Lake October 7-23, 2016, The Nutcracker November 26-December 24, 2016, Ballet MasterWorks February 17-26, 2017, and The Little Mermaid March 31-April 2, 2017.

About Colorado Ballet

Established in 1961 by Lillian Covillo and Freidann Parker, Colorado Ballet is a non-profit organization celebrating 56 years of presenting world-class classical ballet and superior dance in Denver. Under the direction of Artistic Director Gil Boggs, Colorado Ballet presents more than 50 performances annually. Colorado Ballet enhances the cultural life of Colorado through performances of the professional company, training at the Academy, and Education & Community Engagement programs. Visit

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