Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Upcoming Performance - The Secret Garden - Lincoln Center Fort Collins

We are super excited about our upcoming performance of The Secret Garden at the Fort Collins Lincoln Center, December 10th-12th. Hope to see you there!

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Thursday, August 20, 2009

Performing Arts Explosion is HERE!!!

In just 2 short days, the Academy will be transformed for the biggest Performing Arts event in Northern Colorado! Don't miss this fantastic opportunity for family fun, great contests and OVER 25 FREE CLASSES and WORKSHOPS!

It all takes place at the Colorado Academy of the Arts, 1608 Riverside Ave, Fort Collins. Visit the website at or for a complete schedule of events, prizes, sponsors, and PRE-REGISTER for the contests to be entered for the Grand Prize!


Thanks to our many great sponsors, including:

Briar Rose Bed and Breakfast

The Business Card Factory

Petersen's Flooring and Design

Monday, August 10, 2009

Performing Arts Explosion!

Coming up in a couple of weeks is the Academy's first annual fall kickoff celebration...

A Performing Arts Explosion! A complete schedule of events will be available soon on the website. Don't miss this amazing event!

Monday, July 13, 2009

Class Pictures

In case you didn't get to see you individual proofs yet, please check the folder on the table in the foyer of CAA. Here are the class pictures. To order, contact Tina Wood Thanks!

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Everything's Coming Up PIRATES!!!

Lots is happening at the Academy in preparation for our upcoming summer show:


We are so excited about the 3 weeks of Arts Attack, Music Theater and Drama camps for students in Kindergarten through 6th grade, see the schedule below for more information.

It's not too late to be a part of this fantastic show! We have a large cast and it's going to be a ton of swashbuckling fun!

....and this just sure to watch for roaming bands of pirates around Fort Collins at the beginning of August....we've heard rumors of an attack!

Here is some upcoming scheduling information:

The week of the show at the Lincoln Center is Monday, August 3rd- Saturday, August 8th. Performances are Thursday, August 6th 7:00PM, Friday, August 7th, 7:00PM, (possible matinee at 2:00pm), Saturday, August 8th 2:00 and 7:00PM.

Tickets will go on sale July 15th. Student tickets are $8 and Adults are $10. You can purchase them by calling 221-6730 after the 15th of July.

If you have a planned, family vacation during one of these rehearsals, please let us know immediately through email.
Wednesday, June 17th: Sea Creatures and Mermaids, at the Academy 4-5PM
Monday June 22nd: All Lady Pirates, Fighting pirates and Pirate Crew stay until 7:00PM.
Wednesday, June 24th: Sea Creatures and Mermaids, at the Academy 4-5PM
Friday, June 26th: Captain Bree and Captain Jennings 5:00-6:00
Saturday, June 27th: All Cast 10:30-12:30AM
Monday, June 29th: All Cast comes at 4:00 for costuming. All Cast stays until 7:00PM. Bring $3 for pizza.
Tuesday, June 30th Samuel and Shawna, TB

If you have a planned family vacation during one of these rehearsals, please let us know immediately through email.
Wednesday, July 1st: Sea Creatures and Mermaids, at the Academy 4-5PM
Monday, July 6th THROUGH Saturday, July 11th ACADEMY CLOSED FOR HOLIDAY
Monday, July 13th 6:30-7:00 Lady Pirates
Monday, July 20th 6:30-7:00 Lady Pirates
Saturday, July 25th: All Cast 10-12, Lunch break until 12:45. Rehearsal for Showcase/Applause 1-3:00.
Monday, July 27th: All Cast 5-7:00PM.
Wednesday, July 29th: 3-4 Sea Creatures, 4-5 Royal Navy
Thursday, July 30th: All Cast 4:30-6:30.
Friday, July 31st: Performance at the Academy in Costume/makeup: 9:00-11:30AM. Rehearsal that afternoon from 5-6:30PM.
Monday, August 3rd-8th AT THE LINCOLN CENTER. TIMES TBD.
Saturday, August 15th Performance at New West Fest, Old Town Ft. CollinsTBD

Look in the foyer for copies of the pictures that were taken in May. If you would like a copy of your individual picture, or a copy of your class picture, simply take an order form and fill it out and mail it or put it with your check in the slot in the foyer. Thanks!

Arts Attack Camp: Week of June 22 and July 27th
July 6th – 10th – NO CLASSES AT CAA
July 31st: All Cast Performance at the Academy 9-11:30
August 3rd – 8th – Lady Pirates of Captain Bree
August 10th: No Music Theatre Classes at CAA. Dance classes as usual this week.
August 15th: All Cast Performance, TBD.
August 17th: Fall class schedule begins.
November 13th: Academy Dance Recital, Lincoln Center

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Caring for Kids

May 5th at 7pm

Lincoln Center Main Stage

Caring for Kids 2009

Come join our biggest show of the year on the Lincoln Center Main Stage. Our Caring for Kids Benefit Concert will help talented, deserving students in the arts who would like to join the Academy, but do not have the means. Our goal is to scholarship 5 music theatre students for the 2009-2010 school year. This year we have integrated the Spring Dance Recital into Caring for Kids, for even more excitement and entertainment!

WHAT? The Biggest Show of the Year!!!

A Disney music theatre review and dance performance for current and alumni students.

This show features our outstanding seniors, including:

*Erika Hanks

*Andrew Knighton

*Jenny Boehs

*Blu Walton

*Matt Larson

WHERE? The Fort Collins Lincoln Center Main Stage

WHEN? Tuesday, May 5th at 7:00 p.m.

WHO? ALL Academy Music Theatre and Dance students.


Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students. Call the Lincoln Center Box Office at (970)221-6730 or click here for more information:

Caring for Kids, at the Lincoln Center Fort Collins!

Coming up May 5th! Stay tuned for details...

Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Treat your Valentine right! (for just $5!!!)

The Academy is offering a limited number of Valentine Grams, to be published in the program
of the upcoming show, this week! See Nora at the front desk, and purchase yours today! Call 224-2224 for information or to purchase your valentine-gram. Price will be $5 each.

Also available are a select number of Candy-grams, which will include a "Wonka Bar" hand delivered to your valentine (in the audience) during intermission of the performance, on the night of your choice. Price will be $10 each. Call today, only a few spots are available. Thanks!

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Willy Wonka is on the Way!

Don't miss the upcoming performance of Willy Wonka Junior.

Follow the adventures of five lucky children who win a contest to tour the famous Willy Wonka Chocolate Factory. Quentin Lister plays the eccentric Willy Wonka and leads the tour down the Chocolate River, through the Candy Inventing Room, the Fizzy Lifting Room, and the Chocolate Dipping Room. Golden Ticket winner, Charlie Bucket, is played by Matthew Thompson and cast members hail from many different area schools performing the roles of the Candy Man, Augustus Gloop, Violet Beauregarde, Veruca Salt, and Mike Teavee, and everyone’s favorite Oompa Loompas.

Roald Dahl's timeless story of the world famous candy man and his quest to find an heir comes to life in this stage adaptation of Charlie and The Chocolate Factory, which features the songs from the classic family film "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory." The memorable score features “The Candy Man”, “Pure Imagination”, “Oompa Loompa” and "I Want it Now” by Academy® and Grammy® award winners Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley.