Curious Facts:

  • In our first twenty seasons, Curious was named Best Theatre/ Best Theatre Season by Westword eight times.
  • In our first twenty seasons, Curious produced 21 World Premieres, 13 NNPN Rolling World Premieres, 78 Regional Premieres, and 4 Denver Premieres. Of equal note, on only one occasion in our first 20 years did Curious ever produce a play previously produced locally in our community.
  • Of the “25 Most Important Plays since Angels in America” (New York Times), Curious has produced seven – the most of any theatre in Colorado.
  • Curious had the same Artistic Director, Chip Walton, for 24 years. Now at the helm, we have dual leaders, Jada Suzanne Dixon, Artistic Director, and Jeannene Bragg, Managing Director.

The mission of Curious Theatre Company is to engage the community in important contemporary issues through provocative modern theatre.

Our Core Values:

  • We are a feisty cultural home.
  • Our work is unapologetically progressive.
  • We are fearless pioneers of new work.
  • We fiercely commit to equity, diversity, and inclusion.
  • We have an unwavering commitment to artistic and professional excellence.


“No guts, no story” embodies the ethos of Curious Theatre Company. Established in 1997 by a vanguard Artistic Company that has since grown to 25 professional actors, designers, and directors, Curious brings the best new theatre to Denver. We produce thought-provoking plays designed to challenge ideas, stir emotions, and leave audiences thinking and talking for days.

Curious has cultivated a local and national reputation as a destination for artists and playwrights to foster and develop new work, and as a place where audiences are challenged.

Now entering our third decade of bringing thought-provoking theatre to Denver, Curious Theatre Company’s rich history showcases our commitment to playwrights with gutsy things to say.