International Evenings of Dance I

A magnificent cast of stellar dance artists from around the world takes the stage in these signature Festival performances. Including a performance with the children of Celebrate the Beat.

“…new partnerships and debuts that would please the hearts of fans thousands of miles away…” –The New York Times

Performance Underwritten by Marge & Phil Odeen

Reserved Pavilion seating is SOLD OUT! Lawn seating is available for $20 and children 12 and under are FREE on the lawn. Special Festival pricing is also available with the Encore Club Pass and Student/Faculty Lawn Pass. 

The Festival Fan Club offers incredible benefits including an exclusive meet-and-greet with Artist-In-Residence Isabella Boylston, champagne on-stage and more! Many underwriting opportunities are available and help make it possible to keep the world's greatest dancers on Vail's stages. Email Martha Brassel or call 970.777.2015 to learn more about the benefits of donating to the Festival.

Featured Artists for International Evenings I Include:

Isabella Boylston, Artist-in-Residence – American Ballet Theatre

Jared Angle – New York City Ballet

Lil’ Buck - Memphis Jooker

Zachary Catazaro – New York City Ballet

Jeffery Cirio – American Ballet Theatre

Lauren Cuthbertson – The Royal Ballet

Da’Von Doane – Dance Theatre of Harlem

Michelle Dorrance - Dorrance Dance

Carla Espinosa - Argentine Tango

Robert Fairchild – New York City Ballet

Chase Finlay – New York City Ballet

Angelica Generosa – Pacific Northwest Ballet

Joseph Gordon – New York City Ballet

Elena Heiss - Flamenco

Carla Körbes

Nayara Lopes – Dance Theatre of Harlem

Lauren Lovette – New York City Ballet

Gabriel Missé - Argentine Tango

Rashaun Mitchell - Rashaun + Silas

Ron “Prime Tyme” Myles - Memphis Jooker

Tiler Peck – New York City Ballet

Unity Phelan – New York City Ballet

Silas Riener - Rashaun + Silas

Calvin Royal III – American Ballet Theatre

Matthew Rushing - Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Shantala Shivalingappa - Indian Classical

Melissa Toogood - Pam Tanowitz Dance

Eric Underwood – The Royal Ballet

James Whiteside – American Ballet Theatre

BalletX – Company-In-Residence

The Children of Celebrate the Beat


Catalyst Quartet

Cameron Grant – New York City Ballet

Kate Davis

Vail Dance Gallery & Auction - A Reflection of Festivals Past

Artwork from Vail International Dance Festival Photographers Erin Baiano and Patrick Fraser and Festival Illustrator Andrea Selby will be on display and part of a silent auction in the Social Courtyard of the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater from Saturday, July 30 through Tuesday, August 9. On the evening of August 9, the auction winners will be announced with all proceeds benefiting the Vail International Dance Festival.

 Herman-ErinBaiano          Buck-PatrickFraser    Sketch-Selby

Herman Cornejo performing at the 2014 Festival. Photo by Erin Baiano.

  Lil Buck at the Ford Amphitheater during the 2015 Festival. Photo by Patrick Fraser.   Tiler Peck and Herman Cornejo performing Apollo at the 2015 Festival. Sketch by Andrea Selby.


Vail Dance Gallery & Auction is generously supported by Mount-N-Frame



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