Photo Credits: Dancers by Mark Sink, Kristen Hatgi, Garrett Ammon & BNC; Der Kaiser von Atlantis by Joanne Bouknight

A Journey of the Human Spirit

A Collaboration by Ballet Nouveau Colorado, Central City Opera, The Colorado Symphony, Mizel Arts and Culture Center, and Newman Center Presents

January 16 & 17, 2013

Featuring Viktor Ullmann’s Opera “The Emperor of Atlantis” and a world premiere dance by Garrett Ammon set to Ofer Ben-Amots’ “From Darkness to Light.”

Whenever societies are ruled by tyrants, people are subjected to turmoil, violence and hatred. Creative voices are silenced. Yet a brave and defiant few artists always speak out.

Learn more about A Journey of the Human Spirit at

Wednesday, January 16, 2013; 7:30pm
Thursday, January 17, 2013; 7:30pm

Gates Concert Hall
Newman Center for the Performing Arts

University of Denver
2344 East Iliff Avenue
Denver, CO 80208
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"This timely project provides an opportunity to honor those who have endured great struggles before us. Even in the darkest of times they were able to create community through art; this is truly something to celebrate.”

Garrett Ammon