BE A PART OF A CULTURAL PHENOMENON

The Historic Elitch Theatre was built in 1891 and has been described by Elitch alumnus Cecil B. Demille as “one of the cradles of American drama.”

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Elitch Theatre Academy

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SADLY ALL PROGRAMMING FOR THE SUMMER HAS BEEN CANCELED!
Due to previously unforeseen circumstances, the Historic Elitch Theatre Foundation regrets that it must cancel the 2018 Summer Programming at the Theatre. The wind damage to the Historic Elitch Theatre was extensive; estimates for the required work to repair the Theatre are ongoing. Some temporary repairs have been completed. The Board continues to assess the mounting fiscal implications.

FAQ:

1. What is the Historic Elitch Theatre Foundation Board doing to repair the damage? We are working with our insurance company, construction companies, historical restoration companies and our landlord to assess and evaluate the scope of the work required, the timeline and feasibility of restoring the integrity of the structure.

2. Does the Theatre have insurance coverage? Yes. We are working with our insurance company to assess what our policy covers based on the damage reports that are available and being generated in ongoing assessments.

3. What can we do to help? Please stay tuned for announcements of opportunities to participate in off-site programming.

4. Why can’t the movies happen out on the lawn? The Theatre building where all the equipment and logistics are housed for the summer movie series is completely inaccessible.

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COLORADO'S MOST ICONIC THEATRE

Theatre History

The Elitch Theatre has been a vital part of Colorado’s cultural landscape since its inception in 1891.

RESTORING FOR THE COMMUNITY

Future of the Theatre

We are working on fundraising for Phase III of restoration. Preservation of the already restored parts of the theatre continue. 2018 preservation will include a fresh coat of paint along with a new roof.

CANCELED

Summer Film Series

Due to previously unforeseen circumstances, the Historic Elitch Theatre Foundation regrets that it must cancel the 2018 Summer Programming at the Theatre. The wind damage to the Historic Elitch Theatre was extensive; estimates for the required work to repair the Theatre are ongoing. Some temporary repairs have been completed. The Board continues to assess the mounting fiscal implications.

FUN, EXCITING AND AFFORDABLE

Elitch Theatre Academy

We are proud to announce that our new academy is open and will be offering some exciting summer camps. There is limited space and scholarship opportunities. Sign-up now! For scholarships contact: Michael@historicelitchtheatre.org

CANCELED

HARRY POTTER 20 YEARS OF MAGIC

Due to previously unforeseen circumstances, the Historic Elitch Theatre Foundation regrets that it must cancel the 2018 Summer Programming at the Theatre. The wind damage to the Historic Elitch Theatre was extensive; estimates for the required work to repair the Theatre are ongoing. Some temporary repairs have been completed. The Board continues to assess the mounting fiscal implications.

AT THE BUG THEATRE

International Film Festival

For children three and up. The festival will be a weekend long festival that will give them exposure to high-quality films, compelling stories, and diverse perspectives from around the world and their own backyard. The audience will be transported into animated worlds to real worlds with beauty, thrilling thought provoking adventures and more.

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Historic Elitch Theatre Supporters help us to present to the community a Summer Film Series, Concerts in the Carousel, Children's Day, Tours and major special events. Help us be stewards of the theatre and the community.

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The mission of the Historic Elitch Theatre is to return the theatre to its heritage as a nationally renowned venue for the celebration of the performing arts.

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