Department of Theatre and Dance
Water Wise Touring Company
WATER WISE (CIRCA 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018) TOURING COMPANY
Theatre Performance Ensemble students and Marilyn Hetzel, Professor Emeritus, partnered with MSU Denver’s One-World One-Water Center and the Denver, Boulder, and Aurora Water Companies to collaborate and create a grant-supported touring performance troupe about the unique aspects of the Colorado water cycle.
The show performances at local water festivals in Denver, Boulder and Aurora.
- The company was invited to perform at the Governor’s Colorado Water Congress in 2017.
- Water Wise Company won the Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education’s 2015 Environmental Education Award for Excellence in the Innovative Environmental Education Program Category and in November of the same year, the Theatre Department earned the Faculty and Staff Award for Exceptional Achievement in Community Engagement.
- In 2018, the company was awarded the APWA Colorado Chapter Award for Public Outreach.