Inside the Arvada Center

News and Updates

Enjoy behind-the-scenes stories and in-depth exploration into the Center's productions and programs. 

City to install Arvada Center Sculpture in Hoskinson Park

If you visited the Arvada Center last fall, it was hard to miss Jodie Roth Cooper's magnificent sculpture that sat at the top of the stairway as part of the Colorado Abstract +10 exhibitions.


Humans of the Arvada Center: Ashi K. Smythe

The longtime educator with the Arvada Center Dance Academy was an original cast member in Broadway’s “The Lion King” from 1997-2001.


Humans of the Arvada Center: Steven Cogswell

Read about the Arvada Center's House Manager, a former performer and director whose job is akin to a hotel concierge.


Humans of the Arvada Center: Christine Moore

Read about Arvada Center Stage Manager Christine Moore, who has been certain of her career path since age 12.


Podcast: 'B+' with Arvada Center favorites Geoffrey Kent and Jessica Austgen

The Black Box Theatre Company actors talk with Arts Journalist John Moore about what they've lost during the COVID19 shutdown and how they are maintaining their optimism.


'Bright Star' cast releases video as message of hope

The cast of the acclaimed Arvada Center bluegrass musical has recorded "Sun's Gonna Shine" as a message of hope during the COVID19 shutdown. Watch the video and read more about it here.


Christina Noel Adcock

Humans of the Arvada Center: Christina Noel Adcock

Read about longtime Arvada Center Dance Coordinator Christina Noel Adcock, who turned an injury into a revolutionary new way of teaching dance.


Humans of the Arvada Center: Collin Parson

As we look to reopen our doors and reignite the arts, one thing becomes clear: The key to our creativity is our people. In our new series, meet the heartbeat of the Arvada Center: The people who make up our family. First up: Director of Galleries Collin Parson, who says: "I did not find the arts as a child. The arts found me."


Arvada Center Maskmaking

Read about how Arvada Center volunteers, costume designers and corporate partners are giving back to the community by sewing face masks!

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