Tonight marks the beginning of the Vail International Dance Festival - a 2 week long celebration of the best of the best in the world of dance. This yearly festival in Vail is absolutely unparalleled; the guest artist list spans the globe, while the unbeatable scenery of the Rocky Mountains serves as the most stunning background imaginable. Here is a complete list of the lineup in Beaver Creek, Colorado:
Dates: Tuesday, July 27 - Tuesday, August 10
Tuesday, July 27 Savion Glover: One Night Only! 6:30pm
Saturday, July 31 Pacific Northwest Ballet 7:30pm
Sunday, August 1 Broadway, Ballet & Beyond with Pacific Northwest Ballet 7:30pm
Monday, August 2 Paul Taylor Dance Company 7:30pm
Tuesday, August 3 Dance for $20.10 7:30pm
Wednesday, August 4 BeijingDance 7:30 pm
Thursday, August 5 UpClose: Stars of the International Evenings of Dance 6pm
Friday, August 6 International Evenings of Dance I 7:30pm
Saturday, August 7 UpClose: The Art of Tango – Special Matinee 2pm
Saturday, August 7 International Evenings of Dance II 7:30pm
Sunday, August 8 Ballroom 2010: Tango! Romper el Piso 7:30pm
Tuesday, August 10 BreakEFX: Bud Light Hot Summer Nights of Dance 6:30pm
The Vail International Dance Festival has a fantastic site with gobs of information on the performers and a detailed schedule. Additionally, VIDF's blog has sumptuous videos of the dancers performing and rehearsing.
To purchase tickets before they sell out, go here
To follow Vail International Dance Festival through various social media forms, follow them on Twitter (@VVFoundation), friend them on Facebook, or tempt yourself by looking through their Flickr stream.
Tickets for all events start as low as $17 for lawn seats - which is an absolute steal. Don't miss this opportunity to see world class dance in a world class setting.