Cleo Parker Robinson

Romeo & Juliet | Cleo Parker Robinson

May 6, 2017

The 46th Anniversary season of the Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble will conclude with Romeo and Juliet on May 5 through 7 at the historic Cleo Parker Robinson Theatre. Set to the timeless Prokofiev score, Cleo Parker Robinson’s lush and evocative production of “Romeo and Juliet” carries the audience into the vibrant world of New Orleans. as the young lovers struggle to overcome the conflicts of the Yoruba and Christian traditions of their two families.

The Ensemble will also perform an excerpt from George Gershwins “Porgy and Bess.”

Influencia Jazz Tickets

Oct 16, 2014

Cleo Parker Robinson Dance and Tim Reid’s Legacy Media Institute presents Jazz from Cuba--The Influencia ensemble, Tuesday, October 21, at 7 p.m., Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Theater. 

The talented six-member, youthful jazz group has been a driving force in keeping traditional and classic jazz alive in Cuba.

Joanne Davidson of the Denver Post spoke to Cleo Parker Robinson about her first meeting with Maya Angelou, and the friendship that blossomed after working together on "Lush Life."  Read the column here.

Cleo Parker Robinson takes to the stage herself this weekend (and next) in her company's 4th annual winter production "Cleo on Cleo."  Seasoned members of the company will dance newly choreographed pieces, and the youngest dancers will re-interpret her repertory works.

"I'll be dancing 'Motherless Child' with (singers) Arthur Jones and LaTanya Hutchins from the Spirituals Project ," exclaimed Denver's world famous dance diva.  "There are a lot of men dancing too, and I love that."  A new piece will honor Nelson Mandela, including music from John Coltrane and Art Blakey.