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COVID vaccines, face masks required at Denver’s Arts Complex

The coverage will apply to all performances at the Buell, Boettcher, Ellie Caulkins, Garner Galleria theatres and extra.

DENVER — COVID-19 vaccines and face coverings will probably be required at the Denver Performing Arts Complex (DPAC) this fall.

The new coverage will probably be efficient Oct. 1 and proceed indefinitely for the 4 resident DPAC corporations — Colorado Ballet, Colorado Symphony, Denver Center for the Performing Arts and Opera Colorado.

The coverage applies to all ticketed public efficiency going down in Boettcher Concert Hall, Ellie Caulkins Opera House, and the Buell, Garner Galleria, Wolf, Kilstrom, Singleton and Jones theatres.

Face coverings will probably be required for Colorado Symphony performances at Boettcher Concert Hall starting Sept. 1.

  • All patrons 12+ should be absolutely vaccinated earlier than attending performances.
  • Children underneath the age of 12 should as an alternative present proof of a damaging COVID-19 PCR take a look at taken inside 72 hours of the efficiency begin time, or a damaging COVID-19 antigen take a look at taken inside six hours of the efficiency begin time.
  • All viewers members 2+ should put on masks except having fun with refreshments in designated areas. Food and drinks is not going to be permitted contained in the theatre.

Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) mentioned months of viewers surveys point out that 96% of theatre patrons report being vaccinated. Additionally, the overwhelming majority of the survey respondents mentioned that they might be extra more likely to attend performances if a vaccination requirement is carried out.

The manner wherein proof of vaccination will probably be accepted or collected will probably be forthcoming, mentioned DCPA.

“Over the past 18 months, the health of our extended theatre family has never been more top of mind,” mentioned Janice Sinden, DCPA President & CEO. “We need our patrons to completely get pleasure from our return to the stage understanding that we have now completed our greatest to make sure their wellbeing.

“In addition to this new policy, we will introduce touchless digital tickets,” mentioned Sinden. “Plus, we have now already put in hand sanitizer stations, elevated cleansing of high-touch surfaces, and tremendously improved contemporary air stream, filtration and sanitization.

“We are ready to welcome the entire metro Denver community to opening night in November!”

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“Over the past 18 months, health and safety of our patrons, musicians, and staff has remained top priority,” mentioned Jerome H. Kern, Colorado Symphony Board Chair and CEO. “We want the safest possible return to live symphonic performances for our community.”

“In addition to this new policy, we have introduced contactless digital tickets,” added Kern. “With this and other protocols in place, we’re hopeful a return – albeit unusual – to live music will be celebrated.”  

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