Backstage Barre

We host special events, behind-the-scenes experiences and offer unique connections to Colorado Ballet’s young professionals.
Photo by Sarah Neumann,

What is Backstage Barre:

Colorado Ballet’s Backstage Barre is a group of young professionals dedicated to growing a new generation of ballet enthusiasts through approachable access to a diverse program of events, behind-the-scenes education, and community engagement.

A message from Backstage Barre:

Your commitment to the arts in Denver is more critical than ever before. Now is a time when Backstage Barre’s mission, to grow a new generation of ballet enthusiasts, becomes nearer and dearer to our members and community. Your membership support continues to spread the joy, the beauty, the grace, and the athleticism of ballet for seasons to come.

Please know that Backstage Barre plans to have all events listed below whether they are in-person or virtual. No one will miss out on our Backstage Barre season! All tax receipts for memberships will be adjusted based on the 21-22 event schedule and ticket pricing.

Upcoming Events:

Good things coming soon!

Backstage Barre Membership Options:

Memberships may be purchased at any time and last one year from the purchase date.



  • 20% off performance tickets
  • Single ticket to three Backstage Barre Events
  • Exclusive access to Backstage Barre Holiday Party
  • Be in the know – such as virtual rehearsals, donor podcast and other insider events
  • Virtual Gala ticket

Join/Renew Demi for $120 Today

Join/Renew Demi for $10/Month Plan Today


$30/Month – All Previous Benefits from Demi Membership plus:

  • Invitation to a receptions/rehearsal – behind the scenes
  • Single ticket voucher for a season performance of your choice
  • Invitation to a post-show party – with the artists
  • Access to 2021 Gala $150 Gala tickets (Limit two tickets)

Join/Renew Grand for $360 Today

Join/Renew Grand $30/Month Plan Today

Backstage Barre Board Members:

Executive Board

Board Co-Chair
Aubrey Tramontina
Marketing Account Manager

Board Co-Chair
Mandi Horvath
Wildlife Biologist

Membership Chair
Lisa Stranchan
Grant Manager, Museum of Contemporary Art

Finance Chair
Liz Buckley
Senior Tax Analyst, Advanced Energy Industries

Marketing Chair
Kiel Butterfield
Senior Research Technologist, University of Louisville

Governance Chair
Kisha Blanton
Early Elementary Programs Coordinator, Denver Zoo

Events Chair
Amanda Heersink
IT Project Manager, Usherpa


Liz Coolman
Agile Solutions Professional, Kenzan

Adam C Diskin
Education Technology Professional, 2U

James M Eckhart Jr.
Engineering Program Manager, Microsoft Corporation

Adrienne Kovac
Attourney, Davis Grahams & Stubbs

Noemi Nunez
Co-Owner and Lead Teacher, Yoga Pod Lowry

Samantha Parris
Senior Designer, Compass

Charlotte Revol
Investment Manager, Walton Enterprises

Zach Smith
Research Analyst, Marisco Capital Managment

Tiffany Walker
Trust Officer, Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing


Please contact us via email or phone 303-339-1618

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