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Ellie Caulkins Opera House

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Part of Denver Arts & Venues, the Ellie Caulkins Opera House is located in the Denver Performing Arts Complex. The Ellie is one of only three opera houses in the U.S. and one of nine world-wide with an electronic seatback titling system available at every seat in the house.

Amenities

General
General
  • Hours: Hours vary. See website for more details.
  • Total Capacity (if applicable): 450

Meeting Facilities

Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
  • Total Sq. Ft. 7000
  • Type of Venue Auditorium (fixed seating), Theater/Performing Arts Venue
  • Type of Event Reception, Banquet
  • Number of Rooms 1
Main Lobby
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 7000
  • Banquet Capacity: 300
  • Reception Capacity: 450
Theatre
  • Theater Capacity: 2225
  • Banquet Capacity: 300
  • Reception Capacity: 500
Chambers Grant Salon
  • Banquet Capacity: 300
  • Reception Capacity: 400
Full Buy Out
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 69144
  • Theater Capacity: 2225
  • Banquet Capacity: 600
  • Reception Capacity: 2000
Loge Lobby
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 4415
  • Banquet Capacity: 120
  • Reception Capacity: 250
Nathaniel Merril Founders Room
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 800
  • Classroom Capacity: 35
  • Banquet Capacity: 30
  • Reception Capacity: 50
Studio Loft
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 6400
  • Banquet Capacity: 350
  • Reception Capacity: 400

Events

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Celebrated soprano Anna Christy, who sang an acclaimed Lucia with the English National Opera brings her ethereal Lucia to the stage of the Ellie Caulkins Opera House in grand opera style. The London Times raved “Christy produced a mesmerizing...

Opera Colorado | LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR <p>Celebrated soprano Anna Christy, who sang an acclaimed Lucia with the English National Opera brings her ethereal Lucia to the stage of the Ellie Caulkins Opera House in grand opera style. The London Times raved “Christy produced a mesmerizing performance &#8211; and a top F note that shook the West End.”<br /> <br />Forced by her brother to forsake her love and marry for money, Lucia loses more than her happiness—she loses her mind. In her insanity, she plunges headlong into some of opera's most gorgeous music in her famous mad scene. A stunning evening of grand opera, this Opera Colorado production will feature traditional costumes and sets.</p> America/North_Dakota/Center
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Celebrated soprano Anna Christy, who sang an acclaimed Lucia with the English National Opera brings her ethereal Lucia to the stage of the Ellie Caulkins Opera House in grand opera style. The London Times raved “Christy produced a mesmerizing...

Opera Colorado | LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR <p>Celebrated soprano Anna Christy, who sang an acclaimed Lucia with the English National Opera brings her ethereal Lucia to the stage of the Ellie Caulkins Opera House in grand opera style. The London Times raved “Christy produced a mesmerizing performance &#8211; and a top F note that shook the West End.”<br /> <br />Forced by her brother to forsake her love and marry for money, Lucia loses more than her happiness—she loses her mind. In her insanity, she plunges headlong into some of opera's most gorgeous music in her famous mad scene. A stunning evening of grand opera, this Opera Colorado production will feature traditional costumes and sets.</p> America/North_Dakota/Center
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Celebrated soprano Anna Christy, who sang an acclaimed Lucia with the English National Opera brings her ethereal Lucia to the stage of the Ellie Caulkins Opera House in grand opera style. The London Times raved “Christy produced a mesmerizing...

Opera Colorado | LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR <p>Celebrated soprano Anna Christy, who sang an acclaimed Lucia with the English National Opera brings her ethereal Lucia to the stage of the Ellie Caulkins Opera House in grand opera style. The London Times raved “Christy produced a mesmerizing performance &#8211; and a top F note that shook the West End.”<br /> <br />Forced by her brother to forsake her love and marry for money, Lucia loses more than her happiness—she loses her mind. In her insanity, she plunges headlong into some of opera's most gorgeous music in her famous mad scene. A stunning evening of grand opera, this Opera Colorado production will feature traditional costumes and sets.</p> America/North_Dakota/Center
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Celebrated soprano Anna Christy, who sang an acclaimed Lucia with the English National Opera brings her ethereal Lucia to the stage of the Ellie Caulkins Opera House in grand opera style. The London Times raved “Christy produced a mesmerizing...

Opera Colorado | LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR <p>Celebrated soprano Anna Christy, who sang an acclaimed Lucia with the English National Opera brings her ethereal Lucia to the stage of the Ellie Caulkins Opera House in grand opera style. The London Times raved “Christy produced a mesmerizing performance &#8211; and a top F note that shook the West End.”<br /> <br />Forced by her brother to forsake her love and marry for money, Lucia loses more than her happiness—she loses her mind. In her insanity, she plunges headlong into some of opera's most gorgeous music in her famous mad scene. A stunning evening of grand opera, this Opera Colorado production will feature traditional costumes and sets.</p> America/North_Dakota/Center

Young Artists Farewell
May 21, 2017

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Enjoy this final recital performance by the Young Artists as their residency comes to a close. Observe first-hand their development over the course of the season, and help us send them off in style as they take the next steps in their careers.

Young Artists Farewell <p>Enjoy this final recital performance by the Young Artists as their residency comes to a close. Observe first-hand their development over the course of the season, and help us send them off in style as they take the next steps in their careers.</p> America/North_Dakota/Center
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Spring Academy Performance: Coppélia, a charming ballet that tells the tale of a dollmaker and his doll who infatuates a local boy Franz to the indignation of Swanhilda. Academy Levels 1-3 will perform excerpts and Levels 4- Pre Professional will...

Coppelia - Student Perfromance <p>Spring Academy Performance: Coppélia, a charming ballet that tells the tale of a dollmaker and his doll who infatuates a local boy Franz to the indignation of Swanhilda. Academy Levels 1-3 will perform excerpts and Levels 4- Pre Professional will perform a full one act ballet of Coppélia for their year-end performance.</p> <p>This is not part of the regular season; this is a Colorado Ballet Academy production.</p> <p>6:00pm start for Levels 1-3 and 7:30pm for Coppelia (ticketed together)</p> <p> </p> America/North_Dakota/Center

Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
May 30, 2017 - Jun 18, 2017

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, winner of five 2015 Tony Awards including Best Play, is coming to Denver. Hailed as "One of the most fully immersive works ever to wallop Broadway" by The New York Times, this "dazzling" (Associated...

Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time <p>The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, winner of five 2015 Tony Awards including Best Play, is coming to Denver.</p> <p>Hailed as "One of the most fully immersive works ever to wallop Broadway" by The New York Times, this "dazzling" (Associated Press) adaptation is the Tony Award-winning new play by Simon Stephens, adapted from Mark Haddon's best-selling novel and directed by Tony winner Marianne Elliott.</p> <p>Fifteen-year-old Christopher has an extraordinary brain; he is exceptionally intelligent but ill-equipped to interpret everyday life. When he falls under suspicion for killing his neighbor's dog, he sets out to identify the true culprit, which leads to an earth-shattering discovery and a journey that will change his life forever.</p> America/North_Dakota/Center

TEDXMILEHIGH
Jul 7, 2017 - Jul 8, 2017

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This year, TEDxMileHigh will include Friday night programming, as well as a full day of exciting events on Saturday. Our flagship event features 2500 attendees, 25 exhibitors and 15+ speakers at the world-class Ellie Caulkins Opera House. More...

TEDXMILEHIGH <p>This year, TEDxMileHigh will include Friday night programming, as well as a full day of exciting events on Saturday.</p> <p>Our flagship event features 2500 attendees, 25 exhibitors and 15+ speakers at the world-class Ellie Caulkins Opera House. More details coming soon!</p> <p>Join the TEDxMileHigh Community - for event updates, engaging conversations, inspirational resources and more!</p> America/North_Dakota/Center

Steve Winwood
Sep 16, 2017

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97.3 KBCO Presents Steve Winwood live! Ages: All Ages Doors Open: 6:30 PM Price: $49.50 - $125.00

Steve Winwood <p>97.3 KBCO Presents Steve Winwood live!<br /><br />Ages: All Ages<br />Doors Open: 6:30 PM<br />Price: $49.50 - $125.00<br /><br /></p> America/North_Dakota/Center

Dracula
Oct 6, 2017 - Oct 15, 2017

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Back by popular demand, Colorado Ballet will open the season with the crowd-favorite Dracula, October 6-15, 2017 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. Dracula features choreography by Michael Pink and music by Philip Feeney, performed live by the...

Dracula <p>Back by popular demand, Colorado Ballet will open the season with the crowd-favorite Dracula, October 6-15, 2017 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. Dracula features choreography by Michael Pink and music by Philip Feeney, performed live by the Colorado Ballet Orchestra. Based on Bram Stoker’s Gothic horror, Dracula features seductive vampires, frightening mental patients and the king of the undead himself, Count Dracula.</p> <p>Performance dates and times:<br />Friday, October 6, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.<br />Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 2 p.m.<br />Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.<br />Sunday, October 8, 2017 at 2 p.m.<br />Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.<br />Friday, October 13, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.<br />Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.<br />Sunday, October 15, 2017 at 2 p.m.</p> America/North_Dakota/Center

LA BOHÈME
Nov 4, 2017 - Nov 12, 2017

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This grand opera production tells a poignant tale of love and loss among young artists in the vibrant bohemian Latin Quarter of 19th-century Paris, and remains a worldwide favorite that appeals to both opera enthusiasts and new audiences.

LA BOHÈME <p>This grand opera production tells a poignant tale of love and loss among young artists in the vibrant bohemian Latin Quarter of 19th-century Paris, and remains a worldwide favorite that appeals to both opera enthusiasts and new audiences.</p> America/North_Dakota/Center

ROMEO AND JULIET
Feb 16, 2018 - Feb 25, 2018

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In the spring, Colorado Ballet will present the Shakespearean love story Romeo and Juliet, February 16-25, 2018 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. The romantic ballet features choreography by Derek Deane and music by Sergei Prokofiev, performed by...

ROMEO AND JULIET <p>In the spring, Colorado Ballet will present the Shakespearean love story Romeo and Juliet, February 16-25, 2018 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. The romantic ballet features choreography by Derek Deane and music by Sergei Prokofiev, performed by the Colorado Ballet Orchestra. Prokofiev’s music serves as a melodic substitute for Shakespeare's poetry and Deane's staging of the ballet focuses on the characters’ relationships.</p> <p>Performance dates and times:<br />Friday, February 16, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.<br />Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 2 p.m.<br />Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.<br />Sunday, February 18, 2018 at 2 p.m.<br />Friday, February 23, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.<br />Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 2 p.m.<br />Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.<br />Sunday, February 25, 2018 at 2 p.m.</p> America/North_Dakota/Center

FALSTAFF
May 5, 2018 - May 13, 2018

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A brilliant adaptation of Shakespeare’s The Merry Wives of Windsor and Henry IV, Verdi’s witty and insightful comedy tells the tale of Falstaff, a rotund knight played by Icelandic baritone Olafur Sigurdarson, who has run out of money and seeks to...

FALSTAFF <p>A brilliant adaptation of Shakespeare’s The Merry Wives of Windsor and Henry IV, Verdi’s witty and insightful comedy tells the tale of Falstaff, a rotund knight played by Icelandic baritone Olafur Sigurdarson, who has run out of money and seeks to get rich quickly by attempting to seduce two married women with wealthy husbands.</p> <p>ARI PELTO Conductor<br />DAVID EDWARDS Director<br />OLAFUR SIGURDARSON Falstaff<br />CYNTHIA CLAYTON Alice<br />MARCO NISTICO Ford<br />SANDRA PIQUES EDDY Meg<br />DANA BETH MILLER Dame Quickly<br />SUSANNAH BILLER Nannetta<br />MINGJIE LEI Fenton</p> America/North_Dakota/Center

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