Closing Night: Digital Edition // 6pm MDT // Tune in on Facebook
Underwritten by Jody and John Arnhold | Arnhold Foundation
Closing night of the Vail Dance Festival: Digital Edition brings to the screen the extraordinary 2017 world premiere, we seem to be more than one, choreographed by Michelle Dorrance in collaboration with Dario Natarelli and her extraordinary cast. This piece captures the unique collaborative spirit of the Festival, bringing together dancers from tap, ballet, contemporary, jookin’, flamenco, and modern traditions. Hosted by Damian Woetzel, the evening will open with the 2019 world premiere piece d’occasion Carolina Shout with jazz pianist Jason Moran and dancers Michelle Dorrance and Lil Buck.
Carolina Shout (2019 World Premiere)
Premiere: August 6, 2019
Music by James P. Johnson
Choreography by the Artists with Damian Woetzel
Dancers: Lil Buck and Michelle Dorrance
Piano: JASON MORAN
Filmed at the 2019 Vail Dance Festival.
we seem to be more than one
Premiere: August 7, 2017
Music by Colin Jacobsen and Leonard Bernstein
Choreography by Michelle Dorrance in collaboration with the dancers
Assistant Choreographer: Dario Natarelli
Words/Text by Samuel Beckett, Performed by Bill Irwin
Dancers: Lil Buck, Herman Cornejo, Barton Cowperthwaite, Michelle Dorrance, Francesca Forcella, Elena Heiss, Bill Irwin, Daniel Mayo, Roman Mejia, Ron Myles, Dario Natarelli, Tiler Peck, Melissa Toogood, James Whiteside, and Damian Woetzel
Musicians: Brooklyn Rider, Kate Davis, Gabe Schnider, Savannah Harris
Filmed at the 2017 Vail Dance Festival.