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Living Legends of Dance in Colorado

Since 2004, the annual "Legends of Dance in Colorado" honors individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to dance. Starting with the untimely death of Freidann Parker, co-founder of Colorado Ballet, we realized it was time to preserve the rich dance heritage of Colorado.

In order to preserve the history, a video interview is recorded of all honorees, and, with relevant photos and memorabilia, all are placed in Special Collections.  Interviews are available online in our digital repository and can be reached through the links below.

Click here to nominate a potential Legend of Dance.

legends honorees

2016

3rd Law Dance/Theater
Colorado Springs Dance Theatre
Judy Graese
Stephen Seifert
Nii Armah Sowah

2015

Garrett Ammon
Monica Hill
Nancy Smith
Ingvar Sodal
Jane Slusarski-Harris

2014

Gil Boggs
Rita Flores de Wallace
Noel Hefty
Howard Sayette
Debbie Stark
Hope Moore Wagonner

2013

John Bradford
Linda Kent
Tom Masterson
Susan Tracy