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Music & Dance in Fort Collins

Music & Dance

For the widest array of classical music and dance options, visit Fort Collins between September and May. That's when the ballet, symphony, opera, chamber players, and chorale all present their seasons, and the CSU Music, Theatre and Dance department stages recitals, plays and concerts. During the summer, you can also find live music at street festivals, outdoor concert series, and at local nightclubs and smaller venues. And if you've never cut a rug in your life, there are many opportunities to learn some new steps. Several of our local dance troupes offer lessons throughout the year; check them out below for opportunities.

Candlelight Dinner Playhouse
4747 Market Place Drive
(970) 744-3747

A spectacular 380 seat Dinner Playhouse nestled at the foot of the Rocky Mountains, filled with Colorado elegance. The larges,t professional dinner theater in the region offering fine dining and the best in Broadway-style musical theater.

Foothills Pops Band
407 Guillemonte St.
(970) 430-2756

The Foothills Pops Band directed by Glenn Shull is a non-profit organization of local adult musicians who perform musical arrangements enjoyed by everyone. Regular season performances are held at the Fort Collins Lincoln Center.

Lincoln Center
417 W. Magnolia Street
(970) 221-6373
(970) 221-6735

The Lincoln Center is the City of Fort Collins’ cultural arts center. It contains two performing arts spaces, two galleries, conference facilities, and an outdoor sculpture garden, terrace, and rooftop deck.

Midtown Arts Center
3750 South Mason Street

Northern Colorado's choice for all-inclusive dining and live theatre. Featuring the hottest shows performed by professional national talent, Mid Town Arts Center brings Broadway up close and close to home.

(970) 482-4420

Mishawaka is a legendary music venue, restaurant and bar located in the stunning Poudre Canyon in Bellvue, CO. The restaurant is open every day for lunch and dinner during the summer season that runs mid May through mid September, with breakfast also available on the weekend starting at 8am. Our winter season hosts shows and cozy movie nights in The SpokesBUZZ Lounge on Fridays and Saturdays, weather dependent. The restaurant hours of operation are 10am to 10pm, Thursday through Sunday, serving lunch and dinner on those days. Breakfast is only available in the summer season. Mishawaka Amphitheatre also hosts private events such as weddings, reunions and parties that are custom crafted and priced accordingly.

OpenStage Theatre & Company
PO Box 617
(970) 482-0859
(970) 484-5237

Captivating live theatre. "OpenStage...can easily take its place among Colorado's best companies" -Denver Post. Winner of Governor's Award for Excellence in the Arts. Tickets: (970) 221-6730.