Vail Dance Festival | UpClose | Mr. B: George Balanchine's 20the Century

Vail Dance Festival | UpClose | Mr. B: George Balanchine’s 20the Century

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Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater


A celebration of the genius of choreographer George Balanchine, with an all-star cast of dancers assembled for the occasion.

Acclaimed author Jennifer Homans’ new book, Mr. B: George Balanchine’s 20th Century, has been hailed as a remarkable biography of the founder of New York City Ballet. This UpClose featuring performances of classic Balanchine repertory will be led by Balanchine ballerina Heather Watts and Festival Artistic Director Damian Woetzel, joined by Homans as a special guest. Book signing with Homans to follow the performance.

Casting and repertory are subject to change.

Photo credit: Book Cover for “Mr. B: George Balanchine’s 20th Century” by Jennifer Homans. BALANCHINE is a Trademark of The George Balanchine Trust.

The Vail Dance Festival takes place July 28-August 7, 2023.

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