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A magnificent cast of stellar dance artists from around the world takes the stage in these signature Festival performances. These two unique gala evenings of innovation and artistic collaboration include debuts and new partnerships by a selection of today’s foremost dancers. “… at the Vail festival, it isn’t the high altitude that’s most dizzying. It’s the high level of dance.” –The New York Times
International Evenings artists to include:
American Ballet Theatre: Isabella Boylston, Misty Copeland, Herman Cornejo, Marcelo Gomes, Calvin Royal III, Devon Teuscher, James Whiteside
Boston Ballet: Misa Kuranaga
The Royal Ballet: Francesca Hayward, Marcelino Sambé
New York City Ballet: Lauren Lovette, Tiler Peck, Unity Phelan, Jared Angle, Cameron Dieck, Joseph Gordon, Daniel Ulbricht
Pam Tanowitz Dance: Melissa Toogood
L.A. Dance Project: Carla Körbes
Artist-In-Residence Michelle Dorrance
Actor, Clown, & Comedian: Bill Irwin
Jookin Dancers: Lil Buck, Ron “Prime Tyme” Myles
Flamenco Dancer: Elena Heiss
Musicians: Brooklyn Rider (Quartet-In-Residence), Kate Davis, Cameron Grant, Kurt Crowley
The talented students of Celebrate the Beat will open the show with a performance that marks the culmination of their week long Pop Hop Camp workshop!
Evening’s Program & Casting*:
Celebrate The Beat: Children from Pop Hop Camp
The Dream: FRANCESCA HAYWARD, MARCELINO SAMBÉ
New Work: MICHELLE DORRANCE, JUSTIN PECK
Swan Lake (White Swan Pas de Deux): UNITY PHELAN, CORY STEARNS
Händel Duet: TILER PECK, JOSEPH GORDON
Romeo and Juliet (Balcony Pas de Deux): MISTY COPELAND, HERMAN CORNEJO
Afternoon of a Faun: LAUREN LOVETTE, CALVIN ROYAL III
New Work: LIL BUCK, CAROLINE SHAW
Scenario (an excerpt): JARED ANGLE, DANIEL APPLEBAUM, INDIA BRADLEY, PRESTON CHAMBLEE, JASON COLLINS, HERMAN CORNEJO, PATRICIA DELGADO, CHRISTOPHER GRANT, MISA KURANAGA, VICTOR LOZANO, MIRIAM MILLER, AMELIA STURT-DILLEY, DEVON TEUSCHER, MELISSA TOOGOOD
This Bitter Earth: ISABELLA BOYLSTON, CALVIN ROYAL III
Tschaikovsky Pas de Deux: TILER PECK, ROMAN MEJIA
*Casting subject to change
$23 for 18 years and older.
Children ages 13-17 are $10 and 12 and under are FREE on the lawn.
$2 per ticket fee will apply and additional fees are assessed with online transactions.
Meet the Performers
Festival Fan Club
The Festival Fan Club is available year-round and includes early access ticketing for Dance for $20.18 along with other great benefits! For more information about the Fan Club contact Whitney Harper at firstname.lastname@example.org
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.