International Evenings of Dance I

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, Marcelo Gomes, Calvin Royal III, Devon Teuscher, James Whiteside

The Royal Ballet: Francesca Hayward, Marcelino Sambé

New York City Ballet: Lauren Lovette, Tiler Peck, Unity Phelan, Jared Angle, Robert Fairchild, Cameron Dieck, Roman Mejia

Pam Tanowitz Dance: Melissa Toogood

L.A. Dance Project: Carla Körbes

Artist-In-Residence Michelle Dorrance

Jookin Dancers: Lil Buck, Ron "Prime Tyme" Myles

Flamenco Dancer: Elena Heiss

Musicians: Quartet-In-Residence Brooklyn Rider, 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 weeklong Pop Hop Camp workshop! 

Reserved seating: $60 - $125.

Lawn ticketing: $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 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

Festival Fan Club pre-sale ticketing begins on February 21 and public tickets go on sale February 28, 2017, both days at 11am MT. For more information about the Fan Club, contact Martha Brassel via email or by calling 970.777.2015. 

Watch video of the 2016 International Evenings of Dance I: