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Photo: Don Peitzman

Photo: Don Peitzman


Colorado Ballet Magazine

Customized content and relevant advertising provides the backdrop for patrons to experience the Colorado Ballet’s exciting performances. Magazines are hand-delivered for each production and always include detailed biographies on dancers, choreographers and others who bring magic to the stage.
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Colorado Ballet

Founded in 1961, Colorado Ballet brings world-class dance to Colorado as one of the state’s oldest and most successful performing arts institutions. It’s among the highest regarded ballet companies in the United States.

Ellie Caulkins Opera House

The 2,268-seat Ellie Caulkins Opera House is located in the Denver Performing Arts Complex. Situated on a four-block, 12-acre site, the Arts Complex is the largest in the world, featuring 10 performance spaces connected by an 80-foot-tall glass roof. 


Source: Colorado Ballet

Source: Colorado Ballet



Fall 2018 ISSUE

October 5-14
Ad Deadline: September 7

October 5-14
Let Colorado Ballet take you to an enchanted world with Sleeping Beauty, with choreography by Marius Petipa, and music by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky, performed live by the Colorado Ballet Orchestra. The fairytale Sleeping Beauty will entertain with captivating fairies, curses, princes and a beautiful princess—all depicted through the artistry of Colorado Ballet’s dancers, along with dreamy costumes and sets.

Holiday 2018 ISSUE

November 24 - December 24
Ad Deadline: October 26

Dana Benton, The Nutcracker Photo: Allen Birnbach

Dana Benton, The Nutcracker
Photo: Allen Birnbach

November 24 - December 24

Just in time for the holidays, Colorado Ballet’s acclaimed production of The Nutcracker returns for its 58th year. In addition to being the largest production of The Nutcracker in the state, Colorado Ballet’s 2016 production was named the best-loved Nutcracker in the U.S. in the 10th Annual Goldstar National Nutcracker Award Contest. Live music will be performed by the Colorado Ballet Orchestra.

Spring 2018 ISSUE

February 1 - April 14
Ad Deadline: January 4

February 1-10
In the winter of 2019, Colorado Ballet will bring a premiere to Colorado—The Wizard of Oz. From the creator of the huge 2014 hit Alice (in wonderland), Septime Webre choreographed The Wizard of Oz for a unique partnership between three esteemed ballet companies. Colorado Ballet has partnered with Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet (Artistic Director Andre Lewis) and Kansas City Ballet (Artistic Director Devon Carney) to bring into existence this new large-scale work that will not only expand the repertoire, but will also delight audiences and critics alike. Music by Matthew Pierce will be performed live by the Colorado Ballet Orchestra. Follow the yellow brick road to new and exciting adventures at Colorado Ballet.

March 8-10
Colorado Ballet will present Tour de Force featuring Colorado Ballet alongside Colorado’s own Wonderbound and Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Companies. This collaborative program will showcase a contemporary work performed by Colorado Ballet, a new work choreographed by Wonderbound Artistic Director Garrett Ammon, starring Colorado Ballet and Wonderbound dancers, and a new work choreographed by Artistic Director Cleo Parker Robinson Dance, featuring Colorado Ballet and Cleo Parker Robinson Dancers. This vibrant and innovative program will celebrate dance in Colorado and the incredible way that the art of dance can create joy and inspiration.



April 5-14
Closing out the 2018/2019 season, Ballet Masterworks at the Ellie Caulkins Opera house will feature Carmina Burana, and a second work to be announced. For the first time in nearly 20 years, the Ballet will perform Carmina Burana, with choreography by former Colorado Ballet Artistic Director Fernand Nault. The evocative and powerful music by Carl Orff will be performed live by the Colorado Ballet Orchestra and chorus.



Programming is subject to change and shows can be added, postponed or canceled.


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Ad Space Sizes & Dimensions

Full Page Trim - - - 6”w x 9”h
Full Page Live - - - 5w x 8h
Full Page Bleed - - - 6.25w x 9.25h
1/2 Horizontal - - - 5w x 3.875h
1/2 Vertical - - - 2.375w x 8h
1/4 Vertical - - - 2.375w x 3.875h


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We prefer advertising be submitted in PDF format. PDFs must be high resolution, CMYK format with fonts converted to outline or embedded. (Pantone colors and spot colors should be converted to CMYK.) If a PDF requires any editing, a new file will need to be provided by the advertiser.
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