NOW: Premieres


Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater
7:30 pm

Reserved Seating
$50 – $105

NOW: Premieres
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“At Vail…, dance artists renew and extend themselves.”

– The New York Times

Performance Details

New works and collaborations by a selection of today’s most adventurous voices in dance and music, featuring world-premieres from Artist-In-Residence Lauren Lovette, Pam Tanowitz, Michelle Dorrance, and Tiler Peck, and new music by Pulitzer-Prize-winning Festival Composer-In-Residence Caroline Shaw. This evening also features an encore performance of Alonzo King’s new work for the Festival with music by Jason Moran.

The 2019 Vail Dance Festival presents a world premiere from legendary choreographer Alonzo King, with an original score by jazz pianist, composer and performance artist Jason Moran. This new work will be performed by a stellar cast of dancers drawn from King’s LINES Ballet and from New York City Ballet. Two performances only: International Evening II (8/3/2019) and NOW: Premieres (8/5/2019).

Artist-In-Residence Lauren Lovette in rehearsal with Patricia Delgado. Photo by Erin Baiano.

Program & casting to be announced this summer.


Reserved Seating

$50-105, based on availability.

Lawn Ticketing

$27 for 18 years and older.
Children ages 13-17 are $10 and 12 and under are FREE on the lawn.

Encore Club Pass | $180
  • Good for one lawn ticket to each performance at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater in Vail (9 shows total).
  • Ability to purchase discounted guest lawn passes and Dance for $20.19 tickets, $25 seat upgrades and more!
  • One free beverage at each performance.
Student & Faculty Lawn Pass | $75
  • Good for one lawn ticket to each performance at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater in Vail (9 performances total).
  • Pass-holder must be a student or faculty member with a valid ID.

$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 $20.18 along with other great benefits! For more information about the Fan Club contact Whitney Harper at

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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