DCPA News – Ent Center is Whole New Game

New home for students, arts groups, artists and residents is in many ways the new gateway to Colorado Springs

By John Moore
Senior Arts Journalist

COLORADO SPRINGS — It took 40 years to bring the $70 million Ent Center for the Arts to life. But it took no more than the opening of its doors this month to forever transform the cultural life of Colorado Springs and the surrounding Pikes Peak region.

“A year from now, the assumption is going to be that if something is happening in Colorado Springs, then it is probably happening here,” said Drew Martorella, executive director of UCCS Presents, which will manage the 92,000 square-foot home to music, dance, theatre, film, art, academia and more in a perhaps unprecedented public-private partnership. “We have staked our claim to being a nexus for the arts in Colorado Springs.”  Read More Here