Colorado Ballet

Vail Dance Festival

Vail Dance Festival

Colorado Ballet will perform twice at the Vail Dance Festival in 2017:

Sharon Wehner and Francisco Estevez by Mike WatsonDancing in the Park: Colorado Ballet

Monday, July 31 5:30 p.m.
Avon Performance Pavilion, Nottingham Park, Avon, CO
Free performance, no tickets required!

The Festival welcomes back Colorado Ballet in a free, family-friendly performance on the extraordinary stage of the Avon Performance Pavilion at Nottingham Park. Colorado Ballet is known for its depth of repertory and versatility in artistry.  The program will feature excerpts from past and future productions and a wide range of other classical and contemporary works that will demonstrate the dancers’ artistry and athleticism.  Come enjoy this highlight of ballets by Colorado Ballet outside in the park.


American Dance Classics: Jerome Robbins’ Fancy Free & George Balanchine’s Serenade*

Artists of Colorado Ballet in Serenade - photo by Mike Watson

Tuesday, August 1, 7:30 p.m. 
Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater, Vail, CO
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Cornerstone works of American dance, performed by the extraordinary dance artists of today, American Dance Classics will open with Robert Fairchild, Marcelo Gomes, Daniel Ulbricht and Tiler Peck starring in Jerome Robbins’ acclaimed 1944 debut ballet, Fancy Free. Set to a rollicking Leonard Bernstein score, the ballet brings to life the adventures of three sailors on shore leave in WWII era New York City. 

The evening's second half will feature Colorado Ballet and Festival guest artists in George Balanchine’s first American ballet masterpiece Serenade*, set to Tschaikovsky's exquisite Serenade for Strings.

Photos: Sharon Wehner and Francisco Estevez by Mike Watson and Artists of Colorado Ballet in "Serenade" - photo by Mike Watson ©The Balanchine Trust


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