December 2013 – January 2014

Dec
12
Thu
‘I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change’ at CMC Dec. 5-14 @ Colorado Mountain College New Space Theatre
Dec 12 @ 7:00 pm
Photo of actors Jaime Sklavos and David Collier performing in CMC Theatre's production of "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change."

Actors Jaime Sklavos and David Collier perform “Wedding Vows” in CMC Theatre’s production of “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change.” Photo by Scot Gerdes.

The Off-Broadway surprise hit musical, “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change,” opens at Colorado Mountain College in Spring Valley Dec. 5.

The musical comedy revue, with book and lyrics by Joe DiPietro and music by Jimmy Roberts, celebrates the complicated song and dance of couple-hood. “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change” celebrates the agony and the ecstasy of dating, marriage, childrearing and finding love past 30.

CMC Theatre’s production of “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change” is directed by Sue Lavin and with musical direction from Terry Lee. It features an ensemble cast of six, including four current CMC theater students. Performances are Dec. 5-7 and 12-14 at 7 p.m., with a matinee Dec. 8 at 2 p.m., in the New Space Theatre at Colorado Mountain College in Spring Valley.

Tickets can be reserved now at svticketsales@coloradomtn.edu or 947-8177, and are $20 for adults and $15 for students, seniors, staff and faculty.

Upcoming shows for the spring season are “Proof,” Feb. 7-9 and 13-16; and “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum,” April 4-6 and 10-13.

Dec
13
Fri
‘I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change’ at CMC Dec. 5-14 @ Colorado Mountain College New Space Theatre
Dec 13 @ 7:00 pm
Photo of actor Jaime Sklavos performing "A Stud and a Babe" in CMC Theatre's production of "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change."

Actor Jaime Sklavos performs “A Stud and a Babe” in CMC Theatre’s production of “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change.” Photo by Scot Gerdes.

The Off-Broadway surprise hit musical, “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change,” opens at Colorado Mountain College in Spring Valley Dec. 5.

The musical comedy revue, with book and lyrics by Joe DiPietro and music by Jimmy Roberts, celebrates the complicated song and dance of couple-hood. “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change” celebrates the agony and the ecstasy of dating, marriage, childrearing and finding love past 30.

CMC Theatre’s production of “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change” is directed by Sue Lavin and with musical direction from Terry Lee. It features an ensemble cast of six, including four current CMC theater students. Performances are Dec. 5-7 and 12-14 at 7 p.m., with a matinee Dec. 8 at 2 p.m., in the New Space Theatre at Colorado Mountain College in Spring Valley.

Tickets can be reserved now at svticketsales@coloradomtn.edu or 947-8177, and are $20 for adults and $15 for students, seniors, staff and faculty.

Upcoming shows for the spring season are “Proof,” Feb. 7-9 and 13-16; and “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum,” April 4-6 and 10-13.

Dec
14
Sat
‘I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change’ at CMC Dec. 5-14 @ Colorado Mountain College New Space Theatre
Dec 14 @ 7:00 pm
Photo of actors Jarrod Majkut and Jimmy Coates performing in CMC Theatre's production of "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change."

Actors Jarrod Majkut and Jimmy Coates perform “WHY? ‘Cause I’m a Guy” in CMC Theatre’s production of “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change.” Photo by Scot Gerdes.

The Off-Broadway surprise hit musical, “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change,” opens at Colorado Mountain College in Spring Valley Dec. 5.

The musical comedy revue, with book and lyrics by Joe DiPietro and music by Jimmy Roberts, celebrates the complicated song and dance of couple-hood. “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change” celebrates the agony and the ecstasy of dating, marriage, childrearing and finding love past 30.

CMC Theatre’s production of “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change” is directed by Sue Lavin and with musical direction from Terry Lee. It features an ensemble cast of six, including four current CMC theater students. Performances are Dec. 5-7 and 12-14 at 7 p.m., with a matinee Dec. 8 at 2 p.m., in the New Space Theatre at Colorado Mountain College in Spring Valley.

Tickets can be reserved now at svticketsales@coloradomtn.edu or 947-8177, and are $20 for adults and $15 for students, seniors, staff and faculty.

Upcoming shows for the spring season are “Proof,” Feb. 7-9 and 13-16; and “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum,” April 4-6 and 10-13.

Dec
23
Mon
Winter Break @ all Colorado Mountain College campuses
Dec 23 – Jan 1 all-day

Photo of skier.

All Colorado Mountain College campuses and offices will be closed Monday, Dec. 23 through Wednesday, Jan. 1 for the winter break. Normal business hours will resume on Thursday, Jan. 2. Be safe and enjoy your break!

Jan
6
Mon
Canvas: Basics Online
Jan 6 – Jan 9 all-day

This session will take place completely online in the Canvas learning management system, at coloradomtn.instructure.com. It will take place over 4 days: it begins on Monday morning and ends Thursday evening. There are deadlines for each day’s work to keep the group moving forward together, but participants may work on the assignments at any time of day or night, from any computer (PC or Mac) with an Internet connection and either Firefox, Safari, Chrome, or Internet Explorer. In Canvas: Basics Online we will cover how to:

  • Log into Canvas
  • Modify your profile and Notifications in Canvas
  • Make your course “published” so that students can see it
  • Create an announcement
  • Create Pages and add text, videos, and links to the course’s Pages
  • Create a Discussion
  • Work with modules
  • Create Assignments
  • And more!

In addition to these tasks, the group will also be communicating via the course discussions. Participants will be engaging with Canvas as students and will carry out some of the assigned tasks in the Canvas course for this training. However, some of the tasks must be done outside of this training’s course, in a “sandbox” course where the participant has an instructor role. This “sandbox” course will be provided for course participants. This training concludes with a final quiz on Canvas topics.

Instructor
Gabrielle Orsi

Datatel  ID#
14/SP TRN901 CS10 (SYN: 80590)

Registration
Please register for this training via WebAdvisor.
Questions about these courses? Please contact the instructor.

Problems registering? Check out our Registration Video Tutorial or contact the IT Department’s Service Desk for help registering with WebAdvisor at 970-947-8438 or 866-642-0495.

Jan
7
Tue
Canvas Basics Workshop @ Glenwood Center Room 105
Jan 7 @ 5:15 pm – 6:45 pm

This hands-on workshop will introduce users to the basics of using Canvas, CMC’s new learning management system from Instructure. This workshop will cover getting started with Canvas, including how to log in, post your syllabus, communicate with students, get help, and more.  Instructure’s Canvas provides a rich set of features, and is designed to be very user-friendly– you’ll love it!

Instructor
Michelle Lefebvre

WebAdvisor Registration Information
14/SP TRN901 CS30 (SYN: 81867)

Registration
Please register for this training via WebAdvisor.
Questions about these courses? Please contact the instructor.

Problems registering? Check out our Registration Video Tutorial or contact the IT Department’s Service Desk for help registering with WebAdvisor at 970-947-8438 or 866-642-0495.

Avalanche Awareness Level I Avalanche Safety class @ Colorado Mountain College - Spring Valley
Jan 7 @ 6:00 pm

photo of avalanche hazard signNot everyone gets a warning. You can learn to stay safe this winter with CMC’s Avalanche Safety course which provides the hands-on opportunity to evaluate avalanche hazards and practice rescue techniques. Classroom sessions meet Jan. 7 and 9 at Spring Valley (from 6-7:50pm); the field outing is Jan. 11 & 12.

Students will receive a certificate of completion stating that the class was taught following the guidelines of AIARE. The backcountry outings will cover up to 5 miles. Students must ski, snowboard, or snowshoe at an intermediate level or receive instructor consent. Avalanche beacons, shovels, and probe poles are provided; however, students may bring their own for the instructor to evaluate for appropriateness.

Limited space is available. Please register on or before Jan. 3.

Jan
13
Mon
Spring Classes Begin @ all Colorado Mountain College campuses
Jan 13 all-day
Spring Classes Begin @ all Colorado Mountain College campuses

Spring semester classes begin today, January 13, at all Colorado Mountain College locations. Additionally, some classes and shorter workshops begin throughout the semester. Please browse the class schedule for complete details.

Wilderness First Responder Course @ Colorado Mountain College - Spring Valley
Jan 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:50 pm

This class provides skills and techniques used by guides, trip leaders and others providing primary care in a backcountry setting. Photo of a High Angle Rescue

This class will be taught to the guidelines of the Wilderness Medicine Society. Field meeting dates will emphasize practical skills in backcountry settings. Field days are mandatory on Saturday and Sunday, 2/8 & 2/9, and 2/22 & 2/23. Upon successful completion of the class, students will be awarded Professional Rescuer (CPR) and Desert Mountain Medicine (WFR) certifications. The supplemental course charge includes certifications, textbook and expendable supplies. Minimum age 18 or with instructor permission.

Meets Mondays and Wednesdays, Jan. 13-Feb. 26. Field days are Feb. 8, 9, 22 and 23. Advance registration is required. Please call 945-7481.

Jan
16
Thu
CMC Theatre brings ‘Amadeus’ to the Wheeler Opera House stage @ Wheeler Opera House
Jan 16 @ 7:00 pm
Photo of actors Nick Garay and Jaime Sklavos in "Amadeus."

Nick Garay as Amadeus and Jaime Sklavos as Constanze in Colorado Mountain College’s production of the Tony Award-winning play “Amadeus.” Photo: Scot Gerdes.

Set against a rich backdrop of Mozart’s greatest hits, an encore performance of the Tony Award-winning play “Amadeus” by Peter Shaffer will run for two nights only at the Wheeler Opera House on Jan. 16 and 17 at 7 p.m.

“Amadeus” won five Tony Awards, including Best Play, and the 1984 film earned 13 Academy Awards, including Best Picture. Based on a fictionalized rivalry between court composers Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Antonio Salieri, “Amadeus” explores the links among genius, jealousy and madness.

A production of Colorado Mountain College’s theater program, the show ran Oct. 18-27 at CMC’s New Space Theatre on the Spring Valley campus. It generated so much community buzz that the college was prompted to take the show on the road. “The timing just worked out to bring it to the Wheeler,” said Brad Moore, adjunct theater instructor at the college.

Moore directs the production that features the first CMC theater graduate, Nick Garay, as Amadeus. Garay was last seen in Aspen this summer as Romeo in the Hudson Reed Ensemble’s production of “Romeo and Juliet.” Gary Ketzenbarger, director of the college’s theater program, portrays Salieri. The cast is rounded out by current CMC students and faculty, as well as recent graduates of the theater program.

Seats can be reserved at aspenshowtix.com or 920-5770. Tickets for “Amadeus” are $20.