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Actors Academy Offered Over $20,000 in 2012-13 Scholarships
October 10, 2013
Our Actors Academy for the Performing Arts is proud to announce that this past year, we were able to support kids in the performing arts with $20,650 in scholarships. These funds went primarily to parents and kids in financial need. All scholarship monies were funded by AAPA, demonstrating our commitment to make the performing arts available for families in need.

Actors Academy Students Compete in CO Thespian Conference
December 6, 2012
As the only private academy to compete at the Colorado Thespian Conference, our academy students made us proud, competeing in voice and acting categories. Students scored well in all areas and demonstrated their passion for the performing arts.

RMTK Offered $28,750 in Summer Scholarships
August 31, 2012
RMTK is proud to announce that this past summer, we were able to support kids in the performing arts with $28,750 in scholarships. These funds went primarily to parents and kids in need and partially to talent-based scholarships. All scholarship monies were funded by RMTK.

Congrats to Ashlyn Faith Williams
August 25, 2012
Congratulations to recent Actors Academy student Ashlyn Faith Williams, cast in The Arvada Center for The Performing Arts' upcoming production of "Miracle on 24th St"!

Actors Academy Actors Cast In Professional Roles
July 20, 2012
Congratulations to Actors Academy Students Aliza Fasset and Alexa Downing. Aliza was cast in the Denver Center for the Performing Arts production of "The Giver" (Sept 28-Nov 18). Alexa was cast in The Vintage Theatre's upcoming production of "Cider House Rules" (Sept 7-30). See Denver Center for Performing Arts or The Vintage Theatre for more information on these upcoming productions.

RMTK Unveils Actors Academy for The Performing Arts
June 3, 2012
RMTK is proud to announce the formation of its Actors Academy for The Performing Arts. Previously known as the Rocky Mountain Theatre for Kids youth repertory program, The Actors Academy is a new brand and website visible at www.ActorsAcademyCO.com . The Actors Academy is the pre-professional company of Rocky Mountain Theatre for Kids for some of the area's most talented, committed, and dedicted performers. The Actors Academy is currently accepting students to audition for its 2012/13 season.

RMTK Offered $33,000 in Summer Scholarships in 2011
October 11, 2011
RMTK is proud to announce that in the 20122 summer, we were able to support kids in the performing arts with $33,000 in scholarships. These funds went primarily to parents and kids in need and partially to talent-based scholarships. All scholarship monies were funded by RMTK, demonstrating our commitment to make the performing arts available for families in need.

Rocky Mountain Theatre for Teens on Fox News
July 8, 2011
In our first summer intensive, Fox TV Reporters visited our teens group to report on our recent production of "Fame" at The Denver Civic Theatre. The show ran July 15-17.

Please Wins Top Five Theatre for Kids for Colorado Parent
June 15, 2011
RMTK was once again recognized for the fifth year in a row as one of the top youth theatre organizations in the Boulder Denver metro area. Thanks for all those who voted and helped us get recognized for our quality theatre work with youth.

PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Auditions
February 15, 2011
Rocky Mountain Theatre for Kids is seeking middle to high school actors to perform chorus/ensemble roles in our exciting adaptation of Phantom of the Opera. Come be a part of the magic! To Audition, call 303-245-8150 or e-mail mromeo@theatreO.org no later than March 11th. Actors will be required to attend the following rehearsals and performances: (some flexibility available) April 1: 4:30-8:30pm, April 3: 1-6pm, April 8: 4:30-9pm, and April 10: 10am-6pm Performances: Sat April 16 at 2pm and 7pm, Sun April 17 at 2pm, Fri April 22 at 7pm, Sat April 23 at 2pm & 7pm

Top Area Talent to Teach Teens Master Class & Audition Workshop
February 14, 2011
In preparation for our March 13 Fame & A Chorus Line Teens Summer Intensive auditions, Rocky Mountain Theatre for Teens will hold a Master Class & Audition Workshop for actors ages 14-22 on Sun, Feb 27 from 11am-3pm with top area local talent:
Jennifer Rincon, Yale MFA in Directing & Head of Acting at DCPA's National Theatre Conservatory, 1991-2008; Leigh Cassidy King, master choreographer who worked with the Bob Fosse and has students currently performing in L.A., Las Vegas, New York, and Europe; Kristi King, dancer/choreographer who has partnered and trained with David Hallberg, American Ballet Theatre Principal Dancer and Brian Friedman, Britney Spears' choreographer.

Eight of Ten RMTK Coached Actors All Get Callbacks at DSA
January 12, 2011
We are proud to announce that eight youth conservatory actors who trained with our acting coaches got call backs at their Denver School of The Arts auditions. Thanks to our acting coaches Mollie Mook and Chuck Novatka for all their hard work and direction for our students. We are awaiting to see how many of our actors get invited into DSA. We're keeping your fingers crossed.

RMTK Awards Over $40,000 in Scholarships
December 3, 2010
In our commitment to make the arts accessible to students at all income levels, RMTK is proud to announce that it topped $40,000 in self-funded scholarships for the 2009-2010 term. We are particularly proud of the fact that we were able to award these scholarships all on our own and hope to continue those efforts by further expanding our scholarship base more than ever in the upcoming 2011 year. We currently have scholarships available for families earning under $50,000 as well as boys ages 12-16. In order to apply for a scholarship, please download the scholarship application .


RMTK To Announce Rocky Mountain Theatre for Teens Summer Intensives
December 1, 2010
For the summer of 2011, Rocky Mountain Theatre for Teens is proud to announce its Summer Performing Arts Intensives. These programs in Boulder & Denver will occur in the June-July time frame and will offer master classes as well as performance opportunities for actors ages 14-22. Top college talent as well as local teen performers will audition for program admission. Full to partial scholarships will be available for top performers. In Boulder, we will perform either "A Chorus Line" or "Chicago" at the 250 seat Dairy Center for the Arts Performance Space. Script selection will be based on the gender and talent of the audition pool. Actors will have a chance to study with LA based choreographer & dancer Adrianne Hampton, who was the
first dancer in the United States to debut the Original Choreography for “Cassie” in “A Chorus Line” from the Recent Broadway Revival. In Denver, we are proud to team up with Cherry Creek Dance to run all rehearsals in their professional dance studios and will perform either "Fame" or "Chicago" at the 300 seat Eugenia Rawls Theatre at the Kenneth King Center. Full details will be posted at www.theaterforteens.net by December 10. Stay tuned!

RMTK Youth Rep Students To Attend Colorado Thespian Conference

November 1, 2010
Thirty students from RMTK's Denver and Boulder Senior Youth Repertory Companies will attend and compete in the Colorado Thespian Conference on December 9. Students will compete in individual categories in dramatic acting for duet and group scenes. RMTK is one of the few and possibly one youth actors conservatory participating in the event. We will keep you posted on how our young actors do. More about the conference can be found at http://www.cothespians.com


RMTK Director Shares Stage with Alec Baldwin
August 15, 2010
Chuck Novatka, our Denver Senior Youth Repertoy Company director spent the summer on stage in the New York production of "Equus" with well-known actor. Equus, a classic in dramatic theatre, written in 1973 by Peter Shaffer, tells the story of a psychiatrist who attempts to treat a young man who has a pathological fascination with horses. When asked about his experience with Baldwin, Chuck said, "Working with Alec was a great pleasure. He's very serious about his craft." Chuck spent several months in New York this past summer working with Baldwin and other talented New York-based actors. The New York Times reviewed the show.

RMTK Artistic Director Launches Theatre O
December 1, 2009
Rocky Mountain Theatre For Kids Artistic Director Michelle Romeo is proud to bring to the Denver-Boulder metro area a new theatre company and venue Theatre O. Theatre O seeks to expand the diversity of live theatre in the Denver-Boulder metro area by producing innovative and provocative work by some of today's best contemporary playwrights. The new venue provides an intimate and professional setting and will be available for use for RMTK students for rehearsal and productions.


Colorado Theatre Guild Nomination for Special Achievement in Children's Theatre

June 11, 2009
Rocky Mountain Theatre For Kids was nominated for the Special Achievement in Children's Theatre Award with the Colorado Theatre Guild for its unique and outstanding programs in youth theatre.

RMTK Artistic Director Chosen for Director's Lab Chicago
June 1, 2009
Rocky Mountain Theatre For Kids artistic director and founder Michelle Romeo was selected as one of twenty five theatre professionals from around the world to participate in the prestigious Director's Lab Chicago 2009, a unique week long event to deepen and advance the art of theatre and directing. Learn more at www.directorslabchicago.com. Congratulations Michelle!

Comcast Features RMTK in its "Best Of Local Business" Series
April 15, 2009
Rocky Mountain Theatre For Kids was chosen by Comcast to be featured in its "Best of Local Business" series. Comcast was on site at RMTK with a full camera crew recently for several hours. View the video.

Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper attends RMTK "Oliver" Show
June 28, 2008
Rocky Mountain Theatre For Kids was proud to have Mayor Hickenlooper in the audience for its summer matinee of "Oliver". The Mayor attended to support a friend's child who was in the show.

RMTK Wins 1st Place for Best Kids Theatre Group for 2nd Year in a Row.
May 15, 2008
Rocky Mountain Theatre For Kids was awarded best Theatre Group in the Boulder/Denver metro area by Kids’ Pages Family Magazine. Over 160,000 readers voted online. Thanks to everyone who supported our work.

RMTK Releases First Philanthropy Report
April 19, 2008
Rocky Mountain Theatre for Kids is proud to have awarded over $19,000 in scholarships to students and low income families during 2007 and the first quarter of 2008. All scholarships were self-funded as RMTK does not receive any public funding. Furthermore, in 2008 alone, RMTK has contributed to the following Boulder-Denver organizations: Dreamcatcher Direct Instruction, Community Montessori Public School, Shining Mountain Waldorf School, Corey Elementary Public School, The Center for Talented and Innovated Youth, and many others.

RMTK Nominated a Second Year In A Row
March 1, 2008
Rocky Mountain Theatre for Kids has been nominated for the second year in a row for the prestigious Kids Pages "Best Place for Families" award. We won last year and would love for you to help us win it again.

RMTK Actors Win National Youth Theatre Awards
May 25, 2007
Congratulations to Youth Conservatory Actors Lizzie Pittman and Jackson Lomis for their Best Actress and Actor Awards as Adelaide and Nathan Detroit respectively in RMTK's April 2007 Denver Youth Repertory Company Production of "Guys and Dolls. Awards are presented through the National Youth Theatre which reviewed more than 70 youth productions in 11 different states.

RMTK Awarded Best Places For Families
May 5, 2007
Rocky Mountain Theatre For Kids was awarded best Theatre Group in the Denver metro area. Over 160,000 Kids’ Pages Family Magazine readers voted online for their family favorites. Thanks to everyone who supported our work.

RMTK Toy Drive Results In A Hundred Plus Presents for Native American Youth
Dec 23, 2006
Thank you to all students and parents who so generously participated in our toy drive this past holiday season. The toy drive benefitted Northern Cheyenne and Pine Ridge Indian Reservations in Montana and South Dakota. We are grateful for your generosity.

RMTK Establishes First Denver Youth Repertory Company
Sept 15, 2006
RMTK is proud to see the Denver community express great enthusiasm for our work and complete full enrollment for our first ever Denver Youth Repertory Company, a troup of talented and committed student actors. The Denver Rep Company will perform "Miracle on 34th St" Dec 15 -17 at The Phoenix Theatre.

RMTK Actors Win National Youth Theatre Awards
June 1, 2006
Actresses Maya Ward and Veronica Bird won Best Supporting Actress Awards as Yente and Chava respectively in RMTK's April '06 production of "Fiddler On The Roof" through the National Youth Theatre. Both actresses flew to San Diego to recieve their awards. Congratulations to Maya and Veronica!

RMTK In The Daily Camera
February 7, 2006
RMTK was featured for its work with our Advanced Studio Group's performance of "Necessary Targets". See Article- Young Reflections On War

Middle Eastern Festival/Festival Raises $1,750 for Summer Camp Scholarships
April 15, 2005
Thanks to all our sponsors and donors who contributed to our festival and silent auction. Through a variety of activities, food, entertainment, and our silent auction, we were able to raise $1,750 to enable lower income students to attend our summer camp programs.

Daily Camera Article: RMTK Tales From The Arabian Nights
April 10, 2005
See article. RMTK featured in Daily Camera for its work with youth and its upcoming show.

Daily Camera Article: RMTK Holds Business-Arts Seminar
March 30, 2005
See article. Wednesday, March 30, as part of the Leadership Boulder County program, more than 30 business leaders met at the Rocky Mountain Theatre for Kids to learn how supporting the arts can help economic development in Boulder. RMTK Company Manager Stuart Motola organized and facilitated the event.

RMTK Featured in Boulder Women's Magazine
September 1, 2004
Coverage on RMTK!

RMTK In The Boulder Daily Camera
June 21, 2004
Coverage on our new theatre!

RMTK Opens New Childrens' Performing Arts Complex
June 5, 2004
Rocky Mountain Theatre For Kids, the premier children's performing arts company, is proud to announce the opening of our new 5300 square foot children's performing arts complex at 5311 Western Avenue, near 55th & Arapahoe. It includes The Magic Playouse, a 3600 square foot 110 seat theater, an 800 square foot dance studio, and several classrooms.

We opened officially June 1st and are featuring our summer performing arts camps there, two of which focus on the work-shopping and rehearsal of a full length musical production, which is then performed for the public for six consecutive days. This summer we are performing the "The Chronicles of Narnia" as well as "Peter Pan: An Original Musical!"