Performing Arts

Please support our Performing Arts Venues!



The Aurora Symphony Orchestra embraces our community’s rich cultural diversity and appreciation for the arts by performing symphonic music that honors our heritages, celebrates our contemporary artistic environment and forges a cultural legacy for the future. Part of out mission is to use music for building bridges within the community and promoting a greater understanding of our shared humanity. 



9990 East Colfax Avenue, Aurora, CO 80010

KRD is in our 28th Season of providing high quality programming which represents artistic achievement, organizational integrity and educational excellence. Founded in 1987 as Colorado Repertory Dance Company, the organization changed it's name in 1998 to reflect the driving force behind the Company's artistic and educational vision, Founder/Artistic Director/ Choreographer Kim Robards. KRD is critically acclaimed for its high artistic standards consistently met by Artistic Director Kim Robards as she creates new, quality dance works.



Theatre Esprit Asia - TEA is the Southwest's first and only Asian American theatre company. Founded in 2012 by Maria Cheng and Tria Xiong, TEA is committed to creating social change for a more just and empathetic world through powerful and dramatic exploration of issues of the contemporary human condition. It has produced to critical acclaim 13 productions, all world or regional premieres.

TEA has received accolades from major publications and critics and garnered 20 awards from the Colorado theatre community including Best Production and Peoples' Choice for its original Coming to America at the 2016 Colorado American Association of Community Theatre (AACT) Festival. TEA performed at the National AACT Festival in June 2017 and will be performing at the International Festival in June of 2018.


Nueva Escuela de Música

Nueva Escuela de Música teaches music in Spanish & English, using the music you know and love. Founded by Grammy-award winner, Alonso Leyva of Los Horóscopos, we teach all ages in an encouraging, fun, loving, but rigorous environment. 

Our mission is to harmonize the community by teaching music in a new way to enlighten minds, unlock creativity, make beautiful music through group collaboration, instill confidence, develop critical thinking, sharpen minds, and bring cultural pride for the purpose of inspiring young minds into future leaders in their communities.

9995 E Colfax Ave
Aurora, CO 80010



1400 Dallas Street
Aurora, CO. 80010

5280 Artist Co-op is an organization dedicated to drawing on and showcasing the talents of local visual artists, musicians, dancers, actors and poets in Aurora to create exciting multi-artistic genre and multi-cultural experience. We are currently producing, House of Poetry on the 3rd Friday of each month with several other multi-artistic projects on the calendar for 2016-2017.



1468 Dayton St, Aurora CO 80010

Vintage Theatre Productions was founded by Craig Bond, Debbie Laureta, Chris Goranson, Lindsay Sanders Goranson and David Trimble in August 2002, over martinis. This evening spent with friends launched our mission to bring the best quality theatre to the Front Range! We entered our space on 17th Avenue in 2008 and temained there for four years as we grew our company artistically. In March 2012 we decided to purchase our new location at 1468 Dayton St Aurora 80010, joining the Aurora Cultural Arts District.



Grand Design, Inc., ‘Aurora’s only African American Performing Arts Company provides culturally sensitive performing art programs embedded in the African-American heritage while incorporating other cultures into all performances and productions. One of several programming and services, Grand Design’s Sing, Step, Act and Dance program provides a medley of free performing arts disciplines to youth members at the Boettcher Aurora Boys and Girls Club including Contemporary Dance, Drumming, Choir, African Dance and Visual Arts.



9900 E. Colfax Ave, Aurora CO 80010

Owned and operated by the City of Aurora Cultural Services Division, the 245-seat Aurora Fox Theatre is home to the Aurora Fox Theatre Company, a professional company widely recognized for its eclectic, high-quality fare, the Aurora Fox Studio Theatre a smaller black-box theatre where more cutting-edge works are produced, and the Aurora Fox Little Foxes, which annually produces the popular theater for youngsters. Having just celebrated 26 successful seasons, The Aurora Fox wants you to relax, have fun, and get excited again.