In the Spotlight:
Ballet Hispánico at 2018 Vail Dance Festival
Ballet Hispánico, the nation’s premier Latino dance organization, brings its bold and eclectic brand of contemporary dance to the Vail Dance Festival for the first time in August 2018. Purchase tickets HERE.
The Company will be a part of four unique programs:
NOW: Premieres, August 6, 2018 at 7:30pm, Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater
A collection of new pieces commissioned by the Festival from some of today’s most renowned and emerging choreographers will be performed by ballet, modern, and contemporary dance artists. The evening will include a new work by emerging ballet choreographer Claudia Schreier, who has set the piece on Chris Bloom and Dandara Veiga from Ballet Hispánico.
Dance for $20.18, August 7, 2018 at 7:30pm, Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater
A mixed-bill evening for everyone with guest artists from the 2018 Vail Dance Festival, including Eduardo Vilaro’s Danzón, which The New York Times called a “crowd pleaser.”
Dancing in the Park, August 8, 2018 at 5:30pm, Avon Performance Pavilion
Ballet Hispánico presents its family-friendly En Familia with excerpts from their repertory in an exploration and celebration of the diversity of Latino cultures through the dialogue of dance.
Ballet Hispánico, August 9, 2018 at 6:30pm, Vilar Performing Arts Center
The evening’s program will feature Gustavo Ramírez Sansano’s CARMEN.maquia. The physically charged and sensual choreography fuses contemporary dance with nods to the Spanish paso doble and flamenco.
Photo: CARMEN.maquia (c) Marius Fiskum/Northern Lights Festival