Our Essence

We perform to transform ourselves and others -
giving a voice to the voiceless.

Cleo Parker Robinson Dance leverages the universal language of dance to honor African American heritage, explore the human condition, and offer a transformative experience through physical movement.

Ignite the dancer in you.

From children as young as three and students pursuing dance on a collegiate level to adult fitness classes designed with fun in mind, CPRD offers a wide range of classes for every skill level.

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Educating students through creativity.

We perform thousands of hours of outreach every year, allowing children from all over the metro area to experience the healing and invigorating effects of movement through dance.

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Internationally esteemed CPRDE

Our Ensemble is comprised of legendary and emerging artists—working to transcend the boundaries of culture, class and age while tapping into the complexity of the human condition.

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Host your next event.

The CPRD Theatre is a 240-seat venue and is an ideal location for a variety of activities, including concerts, weddings, recitals, meetings, performances, lectures, and more.

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Featured Event

Dancing with the Denver Stars annual Gala

Gala and Fundraiser

6pm August 19, 2017

Denver Marriott City Center

Dress: Black Tie

The Dancing with the Denver Stars Gala is the premier fundraiser for CPRD’s Arts-in-Education and outreach program. Long before “Arts in Education” was a commonly used term, Cleo Parker Robinson had a vision. Her Ensemble would tour and those funds would support teaching the next generation dance.Today, CPRD provides dance and movement education in schools across the Denver-Metro area using the power of dance to enrich the lives of children across Colorado.

Individual Tickets $195-$275 | Tables $2500-$15,000

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CPRD Academy

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Denver and Beyond

A cultural institution since 1970

CPRD is a Denver institution that has served the community for 46 years, teaching generations of families the beauty, fun and healing power of dance.

About CPRD
119 Park Ave W,
Denver, CO 80205
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