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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Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Presents the 27th Season of

Granny Dances to a Holiday Drum

  • 7:30pm Fridays December 7, 14
  • 7:30pm Saturdays December 1, 8, 15
  • 2pm Saturdays December 8, 15
  • 2pm Sundays December 2, 9, 16

For 27 years, the Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble has been blending dance, live music, spoken word, and seasonal celebrations and customs from around the world into a memorable holiday tradition like none other.

Granny Dances to a Holiday Drum is a multicultural celebration that touches the hearts of people of all backgrounds, kindling the wonderment and magic shared across the winter holiday season. Each year, Granny highlights new stories from her rich life dancing around the world, making way for new twists and scenes for an artistically fresh production every time. No wonder it’s one of the city’s most beloved family traditions inspiring audiences both young and old through the universal language of dance!

Individual Tickets: $30-$40

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CPRD Academy

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Denver and Beyond

A cultural institution since 1970

CPRD is a Denver institution, based in Five Points, that has served the community for 47 years, teaching generations of families the beauty, fun and healing power of dance.

About CPRD
119 Park Ave W,
Denver, CO 80205
303.295.1759
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