RMTK Summer Scholarship Call
April 7, 2015
Rocky Mountain Theatre for Kids is currently offering scholarships for low income students as well as to talented male performers. Income qualification starts below $50k per family. Information can be downloaded on our website at our faq page.
RMTK and Actors Academy Offered Over $30,000 in 2014-15 Scholarships
December 15, 2014
RMTK and AAPA are proud to announce that this past year, we were able to support kids in the performing arts with $31,150 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.
Congrats to Our Actors Academy Performers
October 1, 2014
Congrats to Actor's Academy students for being cast in professional productions. Darrow Klein as Young Fiona in Shrek at Boulder Dinner Theatre. Kian Shah in Denver School of The Arts' Three Sisters Finalist at National Thespian Conference. Nate Siebert performed as Tom of Warwick in the Arvada Center for The Performing Arts' "Camelot".
Aliza Fassett performed as Lilly in Denver Center for the Performing Arts "The Giver"
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.
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'
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
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
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
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
Youth Theatre which reviewed more than 70 youth productions
in 11 different states.
RMTK Awarded Best Places
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
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
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
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
RMTK In The Boulder Daily
June 21, 2004
Coverage on our new theatre!
RMTK Opens New Childrens' Performing
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!"