Dorrance Dance ETM: Double Down

Dorrance Dance captured the hearts of Festival audiences with their 2016 Vail Dance Festival premiere appearance. Dorrance 2.0 finds this thrilling modern tap company in Beaver Creek’s intimate Vilar Performing Arts Center in a special performance led by their founder and Vail’s 2017 Artist-In-Residence, Michelle Dorrance, described by The New York Times as “…the most exciting and original choreographer in tap today.”

The evening's program is ETM: Double Down, a collaborative creation between Ms. Dorrance and company member Nicholas Van Young, that incorporates the entire company dancing on electronic tap boards (which compare to electronic drum triggers.) “The entire stage is an instrument” is how Mr. Young describes the effect. The work explores acoustic and digitally-produced sounds.

Reserved seating: $50 - $95. 

(There is no lawn ticketing available at this intimate indoor venue.$2 per ticket fee will apply and additional fees are assesed with online transactions.)

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 via email

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, please contact Martha Brassel via email or by calling 970.777.2015. 

 Watch video of Dorrance Dance's 2016 Festival appearance: