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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Thank you sponsors!

We had a record setting 2017 season which was made possible by our dedicated sponsors.

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Elitch Theatre Academy

Spring Break Camps are here. Sign-up now.

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Theatre History

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

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.

Schedule Your Donation Today!

Your giving will give you bragging rights of being apart of one of Colorado's greatest this cultural revivals. This day of giving will help our continued efforts to preserve and restore the theatre. It will also help support all the fabulous programming we offer along with helping expand our educational program.

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:

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Be A Supporter

Historic Elitch Theatre Supporters help us to present to the community an Outdoor 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.

Donate Today!

Colorado Gives is December 5th. They have a year-round online giving website. Don't forget to SCHEDULE YOUR DONATION starting November 1 for the December 5th drive.

Volunteer Today!

We’re looking for talented and dedicated volunteers to get involved with the Historic Elitch Theatre Foundation.

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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