Vail International Dance Festival

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Country and Region United StatesColorado
Type of Festival Dance
Location of Festival Vail, Colorado USA
Festival Contact Information

Vail International Dance Festival
P. O. Box 309
Vail, CO 81658 USA
Phone: (01) 970-949-1999, or 888-883-8245

Festival Description

The Vail International Dance Festival takes place within the beauty of the Rocky Mountains and the warmth of the Vail Valley community. The festival is a cultural exchange through dance that is known throughout the world for the stature of the artists and unique ensembles produced and presented each year. In 1998 a unique choreographic dimension was added and the Festival began to commission and world-premiere new works. Developed as a collaborative effort with strong regional American dance companies, each year a newly commissioned work is premiered in Vail, Colorado and, in return, gifted back to the participating dance company, which performs the new piece during the Festival season.

The 2010 Festival begins Tuesday, July 27th with a one-night-only appearance by tap master and crowd favorite, Savion Glover. Performances continue through August 10th featuring Pacific Northwest Ballet, Paul Taylor Dance Company, BeijingDance / LDTX, BreakEFX, Ballroom’s best tango duo, Gabriel Misse and Natalia Hills and a world premiere by Artist-in-Residence, Larry Keigwin. Order tickets online or call 888.920.ARTS(2787).

Festival Dates July 28 - August 11, 2013
Festival Links

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Photo slideshow credits:
  • In order of appearance
    • All-River-Red-2-by-Guilherme-Rafols.jpg:
      BeijingDance / LDTX performs All River Red. Photo by Guiherme Rafols.
    • Brandon-DouglasCourtesy-of-AMA-Graphix.jpg:
      BreakEFX Crew will perform at the 2010 Vail International Dance Fesitval. Photo courtesy of AMA Graphix.
    • Hills-and-Misse-2009.jpg:
      Natalia Hills & Gabriel Missé perform at the International Evenings of Dance during the 2009 Vail International Dance Festival. Photo (c) 2009 Erin Baiano.
    • Larry-Keigwin.jpg:
      2010 Artist-in-Residence Larry Keigwin. Photo by Tom Caravaglia.
  • By phone
    (01) 970-845-8497
  • Toll free in US 888-920-2787
  • Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater
    Ford Park and the Betty Ford Alpine Gardens
    Vail, Colorado
    Phone (970) 476-0103
    Toll Free: (888) 883-8245
  • Vilar Performing Arts Center
    Beaver Creek, Colorado


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