Vail Dance Festival | UpClose: Artist-In-Residence Calvin Royal III
Event date: August 1
Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater
This first UpClose rehearsal-style performance for 2021 celebrates American Ballet Theatre principal dancer and Vail Dance Festival Artist-In-Residence Calvin Royal III. Hosted by Artistic Director Damian Woetzel, Royal will be joined by partners including Isabella Boylston, Unity Phelan, and Melissa Toogood, in repertory that will include works by George Balanchine, Merce Cunningham, and Christopher Wheeldon, as well as a first look at the new ballets being created for Royal this season by Tiler Peck and Jamar Roberts.
Calvin Royal III in George Balanchine’s Apollo. Photo by Christopher Duggan.
The Vail Dance Festival takes place July 30-August 9, 2021.
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