1999







HOUSE RESOLUTION 99-1009

BY REPRESENTATIVES Chavez, Alexander, Allen, Bacon, Berry, Clapp, Clarke, Coleman, Dean, Decker, Fairbank, Gagliardi, George, Gordon, Gotlieb, Grossman, Hagedorn, Hefley, Hoppe, Johnson, Kaufman, Keller, Kester, King, Larson, Lawrence, Lee, Leyba, Mace, May, McElhany, McKay, McPherson, Miller, Mitchell, Morrison, Nuñez, Paschall, Pfiffner, Plant, Ragsdale, Saliman, Sinclair, Smith, Spence, Spradley, Stengel, Sullivant, Swenson, Takis, Tapia, Tate, Taylor, Tochtrop, Tool, Tupa, Veiga, Vigil, Webster, S. Williams, T. Williams, Windels, Witwer, Young, Zimmerman.

CONCERNING THE RECOGNITION OF THE ACTORS, TECHNICIANS, MANAGERS, AND VOLUNTEERS OF THE DENVER CENTER THEATRE COMPANY.

WHEREAS, The Denver Center Theatre Company is the resident live production division of the Denver Center for the Performing Arts; and

WHEREAS, The Denver Center Theatre Company is the major resident professional theatre ensemble in the Rocky Mountain Region; and

WHEREAS, The Denver Center Theatre Company is now in its twentieth season and has performed for over four million patrons; and

WHEREAS, The Denver Center Theatre Company has pioneered world premiere productions that reflect the artistic wealth and diversity of the Rocky Mountain West, including: Quilters; The Immigrant; Lost Highway; Cuentos; Black Elk Speaks; It Ain't Nothin' But the Blues; and many more; and

WHEREAS, The Denver Center Theatre Company has been hailed by national news magazines as "The Crown Jewel of the Rockies"; and





WHEREAS, The Denver Center Theatre Company provides career employment for over two hundred practicing theatre professionals; and

WHEREAS, The Denver Center Theatre Company is home to the National Theatre Conservatory, the only congressionally chartered institute of post­graduate theatre education in the United States; and

WHEREAS, The Denver Center Theatre Company provides an unequaled variety of regional community outreach and educational enrichment programs; and

WHEREAS, The Denver Center Theatre Company, through the Denver Center Theatre Academy, provides theatre training opportunities to persons of all ages, from two­and­a­half­year­old "tots", to high school and college students, to senior citizens; and

WHEREAS, The state of Colorado provides support for the programs run by The Denver Center Theatre Company through the Colorado Council on the Arts; and

WHEREAS, The Denver Center Theatre Company has been honored as the recipient of the 1998 Tony Award7 for Outstanding Regional Theatre; now, therefore,

Be It Resolved by the House of Representatives of the Sixty­second General Assembly of the State of Colorado:

That the members of the House of Representatives recognize and congratulate the actors, technicians, managers, and volunteers of the Denver Center Theatre Company for their accomplishments and their contributions to the people of Colorado and the Rocky Mountain Region.

Be It Further Resolved, That a copy of this Resolution be sent to the Denver Center Theatre Company.




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Judith M. Rodrigue Russell George

CHIEF CLERK OF THE HOUSE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE

OF REPRESENTATIVES OF REPRESENTATIVES