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Aurora Fox Arts Center

9900 E. Colfax Ave. Aurora, CO 80010 | Aurora | 303-739-1970

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The Aurora Fox Arts Center is home to the Aurora Fox Studio Theatre and the Aurora Fox Children’s Theatre, and has been a real draw on East Colfax Avenue for close to three decades. It offers productions year-round in the 245-seat theater, as well as exhibits and other activities in the rest of the space.


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Find where you belong- and get excited again! The Aurora Fox is a professional theatre company with a focus on community-building through its many productions, education opportunities, playreading groups and special events.

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