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Legends of Dance in Colorado

Since 2004, the annual "Legends of Dance in Colorado" honors individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to dance in our state. 

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

Nominations are open year-round. Submit your potential honorees here!

legends OF Dance honorees 

David Andrews
Barbara Ellis
Karen Genoff-Campbell
Gregory Gonzales
Kim Robards

Boulder Jazz Dance Workshop
Ana Claire
Denver Ballet Guild
Nada Diachenko
Kathy Hill
Jane Spain

Gene GeBauer
Celeste Grynberg
Maria Mosina
Fran Page
Deborah Reshotko
Damian Woetzel

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

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


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


John Bradford
Linda Kent
Tom Masterson
Susan Tracy