UpClose: Vail Premieres


Vilar Performing Arts Center
6:30 pm

Reserved Seating
$50 - $150

UpClose: Vail Premieres
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“[Caroline Shaw] represents the future of music…”

-The Guardian


“Mr. Peck’s work is pure dance.”

-The New York Times

Performance Details

Festival Artistic Director Damian Woetzel presents an all-star cast in a rehearsal-style performance, featuring new works at the 2018 Festival, specifically focusing on the relationship of dance and music. This UpClose will highlight the Festival’s Leonard Bernstein Composer-In-Residence, the Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Caroline Shaw, and the world premiere to her work, choreographed by Justin Peck in his first Festival commission. This performance will also feature the Vail premiere of Blueprint with choreography by Pam Tanowitz and music by Caroline Shaw.

Elevate your evening by attending a pre-show and post-performance dinner with the dancers at Splendido in Beaver Creek. (Tickets sold separately.)

LIMITED Valet Parking at the Vilar Performing Arts Center will be available on this evening. Please plan to arrive early, as several activities are being held simultaneously in Beaver Creek Resort.

Photo: Patricia Delgado and Johnny Gandlesman in Pam Tanowitz’s 2017 Vail premiere Solo for Patricia. Photo by Teresa Wood.


Reserved Seating

$50-150, based on availability.

Elevate Your Experience

Attend a pre-show and post-performance dinner with the dancers at Splendido in Beaver Creek.


$2 per ticket fee will apply and additional fees are assessed with online transactions.

Festival Fan Club

The Festival Fan Club is available year-round and includes early access ticketing for Dance for $20.17 along with other great benefits! For more information about the Fan Club call 970. 777.2015

Community Arts Access

To learn more about attending a performance through our Community Arts Access program or providing support to eliminate socioeconomic barriers to the arts, please contact Cathy Heller.

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