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Dance for $20.08 tickets on sale Tuesday

Daily Staff Report Vail CO, Colorado
Special to the Daily/Tom Caravaglia
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VAIL, Colorado Tickets to see New York City Ballet stars Ashley Bouder and Daniel Ulbricht onstage at Lincoln Center: $86. Tickets to see the acclaimed contemporary dance of Keigwin + Company at the Joyce Theatre in New York City: $34. Tickets to see Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca perform at Wolf Trap in Washington, D.C.: $38. Tickets to see all of the above at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater in Vail on Aug. 4: $20.08 for seats, $8 for lawn. Now thats a bargain.Tickets for the Vail International Dance Festivals one-night-only dance for $20.08 program go on sale Tuesday 11 a.m. Tickets are available online at http://www.vaildance.org, by calling the box office at 888-920-ARTS(2787) or at the Vilar Performing Arts Center box office window in Beaver Creek.Festival Director Damian Woetzel, inspired by the wildly successful Fall for Dance program of a similar nature in New York City, has brought the concept to Vail for 2008, the 20th anniversary season of the festival. We created Dance for $20.08 as a celebration of the diversity of dance we present throughout our two week Festival, Woetzel said. We also wanted to present an evening at a special ticket price-point, expanding our audience and encouraging both dance lovers, as well as first-time festival-goers, to come out for an incredible evening of dance. The intimacy and uniqueness of the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater promises to make this evening a completely special experience for all in attendance, Woetzel said. You could pay several times as much for a seat in the rafters of a huge theatre in New York to see a lineup like this, Woetzel said of the $20.08 reserved seating. Instead, here youll be, only a few yards from the stage, seeing some of the finest dancers in the world perform right before your eyes. Or, for less than the price of a movie ticket, you can spread out a picnic blanket and enjoy the performance from the beautiful outdoor perspective of the amphitheater lawn.The evening features a mixed bill of cutting edge contemporary, flamenco and internationally-renowned classical dance. Keigwin + Company will present their athletic dance, which has been described as a combination of a sure comedic touch with a discernibly beating heart by The New York Times. The enchanting, feverishly sexy flamenco of Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca will keep the heat turned up, while Ashley Bouder and Daniel Ulbricht from New York City Ballet will round out the bill with their unparalleled classical dance. For details on the evenings repertoire and performing artists, as well as a complete festival schedule, visit http://www.vaildance.org, where youll also find a link to buy tickets. All reserved seating, regardless of section or proximity to stage, is $20.08. Lawn tickets are $8. General admission seating will be offered on a first come, first served basis the night of the show.


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