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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Children's Day International Film Festival

POSTPONED TO A LATER DATE DUE TO WIND DAMAGE. First annual film festival for children ages 3 and up. This two day festival is family friendly. Click Learn More for details.

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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.

First Annual Children's Day Film Festival

Children's Film Festival

Historic Elitch Theatre in conjunction with Blissfest333 and the New York International Children’s Film Festival is proud to present the first of three Children’s Day events on May 19th and 20th, marking the First Annual Historic Elitch Theatre Children’s Day International Film Festival. The festival will be a one weekend event featuring unique, intelligent films for families.

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 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.

Donate Today!

Colorado Gives allows you to give year round and even schedule monthly donations.

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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