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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

Jul 18, 2018

North of Nightfall
Jul 24, 2018

Hidden among the glaciers on Axel Heiberg Island, high in the Arctic Circle, are mountain bike lines too incredible to ignore. Harsh temperatures, volatile weather and nine-month winters mean the area is normally devoid of human life. But...

North of Nightfall <p>Hidden among the glaciers on Axel Heiberg Island, high in the Arctic Circle, are mountain bike lines too incredible to ignore. Harsh temperatures, volatile weather and nine-month winters mean the area is normally devoid of human life. But each summer, this frozen landscape flourishes under endless daylight, revealing a spectacular ecosystem. Join Darren Berrecloth, Carson Storch, Cam Zink and Tom Van Steenbergen in North of Nightfall as they embark on an expedition to the top of the world to explore this relatively unknown land. Here they discover a rapidly changing environment steeped in history along with ground-breaking descents unlike anything anyone's ridden to date.</p> 1400 Curtis St. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

Jul 18, 2018

Champions of Magic
Jul 25, 2018 - Jul 28, 2018

Direct from London’s West End, experience the 5 world-class illusionists that make up the Champions of Magic this July at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House at the Denver Arts Complex. Witness the impossible, including disappearances,...

Champions of Magic <p>Direct from London’s West End, experience the 5 world-class illusionists that make up the Champions of Magic this July at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House at the Denver Arts Complex.</p> <p>Witness the impossible, including disappearances, levitation, teleportation and a heart stopping finale that keeps fans returning time and time again!</p> 1400 Curtis St. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

Jul 18, 2018

ERASURE
Aug 10, 2018

ERASURE (Andy Bell and Vince Clarke) have announced a collaboration with Echo Collective, the Brussels-based collective of post-classical musicians best known for their ongoing collaborative work with A Winged Victory for the Sullen, Johann...

ERASURE <p>ERASURE (Andy Bell and Vince Clarke) have announced a collaboration with Echo Collective, the Brussels-based collective of post-classical musicians best known for their ongoing collaborative work with A Winged Victory for the Sullen, Johann Johannsson, Dustin O’Halloran and Stars of the Lid.</p> <p>The collaboration sees the entirety of Erasure’s latest album, World Be Gone, given a post-classical rework. World Beyond was recorded over ten days by Andy Bell and seven performers from Echo Collective: Margaret Hermant (violin, harp), Neil Leiter (viola), Thomas Engelen (cello), Jaroslaw Mroz (double bass), Gary De Cart (piano) and Antoine Dandoy (vibraphone, glockenspiel). Those who pre-order World Beyond via Pledge or Lexer will have exclusive early access to tickets for the expansive North American tour dates.</p> 1400 Curtis St. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

Jul 18, 2018

Kathy Griffin
Aug 22, 2018

She speaks! After a year of national scandal and following a sold-out run of stand-up shows and rave reviews around the globe, Kathy Griffin is returning with the much-anticipated North American continuation of her "Laugh Your Head Off"...

Kathy Griffin <p>She speaks! After a year of national scandal and following a sold-out run of stand-up shows and rave reviews around the globe, Kathy Griffin is returning with the much-anticipated North American continuation of her "Laugh Your Head Off" World Tour to the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Armed with the story of the now infamous and controversial photo (yes...THAT photo), the fiery redheaded, award-winning, American comedian is bringing the story of the photo heard 'round the world and the fallout that followed, along with breaking down everything in the pop-culture landscape from Trump to the Kardashians. Griffin tells all in this more than 2-hour no-holds-barred show in the raw, honest, and engaging way fans have always loved about her.</p> 1400 Curtis St. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

Jul 18, 2018

BEAUTIFUL – THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL
Sep 4, 2018 - Sep 9, 2018

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Beautiful — The Carole King Musical is the Tony Award-winning musical that tells the inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom. Along the way, she made more than beautiful music, she wrote the soundtrack to a generation.

BEAUTIFUL &#8211; THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL <p><em>Beautiful</em> — The Carole King Musical is the Tony Award-winning musical that tells the inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom. Along the way, she made more than beautiful music, she wrote the soundtrack to a generation.</p> 1400 Curtis St. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

Jul 18, 2018

Lindy on the Rocks
Sep 14, 2018 - Sep 16, 2018

From September 14 - 16 Community Minded Dance celebrates two American art forms. This event brings the best swing dance instructors in the world together with the top names in vintage jazz today. See and hear live hot jazz and swing music,...

Lindy on the Rocks <p>From September 14 - 16 Community Minded Dance celebrates two American art forms. This event brings the best swing dance instructors in the world together with the top names in vintage jazz today.</p> <p>See and hear live hot jazz and swing music, watch performances and competitions, take workshops to learn (or improve your) swing dance. Studio Loft at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House in the Denver Performing Arts Complex and at Dazzle Jazz, 1512 Curtis St., Denver host these three days of events. </p> 1385 Curtis Street, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

Jul 18, 2018

Bill Burr
Sep 29, 2018 - Sep 30, 2018

Don't miss your chance to see Bill Burr live at Ellie Caulkins Opera House! Comedian Bill Burr, best known for his numerous stand-up specials on Comedy Central and Netflix returns to Denver Saturday, September 29 with his new stand-up show....

Bill Burr <p>Don't miss your chance to see Bill Burr live at Ellie Caulkins Opera House! Comedian Bill Burr, best known for his numerous stand-up specials on Comedy Central and Netflix returns to Denver Saturday, September 29 with his new stand-up show.</p> <p>In case you've been living under a rock for the better half of the last decade, Bill has been regularly selling out theaters on an international basis. From Jan. 27 through Feb. 10, 2015, Bill made his first tour of theaters in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong and Mumbai. In December 2013, his third European tour played to rave reviews in London, Glasgow, Dublin, Amsterdam, Helsinki, Copenhagen, Oslo, Stockholm and Reykjavik.</p> <p>From the stage to the big and small screen, Bill is constantly working. In 2018, Bill will be seen in the film, "The Front Runner" starring Hugh Jackman, and his hit animated Netflix series "F Is For Family" will premiere its third season later this year.</p> 1400 Curtis St. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

Jul 18, 2018

The Nutcracker
Nov 24, 2018 - Dec 23, 2018

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...

The Nutcracker <p>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.</p> <p>Live music will be performed by the Colorado Ballet Orchestra. Last season’s performance of The Nutcracker sold out, so be sure to get your tickets early!</p> 1400 Curtis St. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

Jul 18, 2018

NYE Great Gatsby White Rose Gala
Dec 31, 2017 - Dec 31, 2019

White Rose Gala – NYE Party Denver. Roaring 20's / Great Gatsby! Sold out 16 years, 2,000 people! Denver Post says it all - "Top Denver New Years Eve Party" Flapper dresses, stylish sequins and fancy fedoras for NYE?!? White Rose Gala...

NYE Great Gatsby White Rose Gala <p>White Rose Gala &#8211; NYE Party Denver.<br />Roaring 20's / Great Gatsby!<br /><br />Sold out 16 years, 2,000 people!<br />Denver Post says it all - "Top Denver New Years Eve Party"<br /><br />Flapper dresses, stylish sequins and fancy fedoras for NYE?!? White Rose Gala is a high end and elegant Charity event where you are enveloped by musical and theatrical performances. Celebrate New Year's Eve in the classic elegance of art deco of the Roaring 20's. Be transported to an era of a modern renaissance where style, opulence, and grace were the only way to swing.<br /><br />"Purpose, Place, and Respect makes for Denver's top NYE Party"<br /><br />Entertainment:<br />Flapper Girls, Ballroom Dance Exhibitions, 40+ Performers, Confetti Blast at Midnight, NYE Party Hats &amp; Noise Makers!<br />Multiple levels &amp; balconies to enjoy! SpeakEasy Area!<br /><br />Make sure to check out your fellow guests as they are the #1 entertainment with their extraordinary costume designs!<br /><br />Nationally acclaimed, #1 Colorado Venue.<br /><br />Music:<br />Multiple rooms and music. Dance all night or sit back and enjoy the show!<br />Live Band: Je Te'aime Swing Band.<br />DJ Amuse spinning Swing House.<br />DJ G6 spinning Vegas-Style Mash-Up Club Music, Swing, Big Band &amp; 80's music, Hip Hop.<br />Multiple DJ's.<br /><br />VIP: Exclusive Coat Check |Exclusive Entry | Private Bar | Exclusive Bathrooms.<br />Entire 3rd floor and 4th-floor balconies overlook onto the party. Private VIP bar, Blackjack &amp; Craps tables.<br /><br />Attire:<br />Roaring 20's / Great Gatsby Theme.<br />Elegant Attire - Flapper Dresses &amp; Feathers, Suits &amp; Hats.<br /><br />No Jeans. 95% of the crowd comes dress to the nines.<br /><br />Party with a Purpose as we celebrate V2 Education Foundation.<br />Nationally renowned!<br /><br /><br /><br /></p> 1101 13th Street Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

Jul 18, 2018

The Wizard of Oz
Feb 1, 2019 - Feb 10, 2019

Follow the yellow brick road to new and exciting adventures at Colorado Ballet in this exciting premiere. Join all of your favorite Wizard of Oz characters as they journey to the Emerald City. From the creator of the huge 2014 hit Alice (in...

The Wizard of Oz <p>Follow the yellow brick road to new and exciting adventures at Colorado Ballet in this exciting premiere. Join all of your favorite Wizard of Oz characters as they journey to the Emerald City. From the creator of the huge 2014 hit Alice (in wonderland), The Wizard of Oz will delight audiences of all ages. Choreography by Septime Webre and music by Matthew Pierce, performed live by the Colorado Ballet Orchestra, combined with new sets, costumes, projections and special effects make this a spectacular new ballet that you do not want to miss!</p> <p>Story lines and visual elements from the classic motion picture provided by Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures.</p> 1400 Curtis St. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

Jul 18, 2018

Ballet MasterWorks: Carmina Burana
Apr 5, 2019 - Apr 14, 2019

Closing out the 2018/2019 season at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House with Ballet MasterWorks, Colorado Ballet will present Carmina Burana for the first time in nearly 20 years. This Carmina Burana production will feature choreography by...

Ballet MasterWorks: Carmina Burana <p>Closing out the 2018/2019 season at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House with Ballet MasterWorks, Colorado Ballet will present Carmina Burana for the first time in nearly 20 years.</p> <p>This Carmina Burana production will feature choreography by former Colorado Ballet Artistic Director Fernand Nault, along with Carl Orff’s evocative and powerful music performed live by the Colorado Ballet Orchestra and chorus. A second work to be announced will complete this season’s final production.</p> 1400 Curtis St. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

Jul 18, 2018

The Marriage of Figaro
May 4, 2019 - May 12, 2019

The most beloved of comic operas. The wily Figaro and his love, Susanna, are set to marry, but Count Almaviva is intent on seducing the bride-to-be—stoking not only the couple’s ire, but the frustrations of the long-suffering Countess. What...

The Marriage of Figaro <p>The most beloved of comic operas. </p> <p>The wily Figaro and his love, Susanna, are set to marry, but Count Almaviva is intent on seducing the bride-to-be—stoking not only the couple’s ire, but the frustrations of the long-suffering Countess. What unfolds is hilarious chaos set to a sparkling score.</p> 1400 Curtis St. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

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