Vail International Dance Festival Fan Club ticket presale begins Tuesday, Feb. 23 | VailDaily.com

Vail International Dance Festival Fan Club ticket presale begins Tuesday, Feb. 23

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VAIL — On Tuesday, the Vail International Dance Festival Fan Club presale ticketing opens to members. The festival will be held July 30 to Aug. 13 and will celebrate the 10th anniversary of its artistic director, former New York City Ballet star Damian Woetzel.

General ticket sales will open to the public March 1. The Vail International Dance Festival performances take place at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater in Vail and the Vilar Performing Arts Center in Beaver Creek.

OTHER MEMBERSHIP PERKS

To join the Fan Club, there is an annual membership donation of $125 ($250 for a couples membership). Ticket prices range from $20 to $125. Fan Club memberships include access to the exclusive presale ticketing window, opportunities to attend a closed rehearsal, two complimentary lawn tickets, an official poster, the Champagne on Stage event, an artist meet-and-greet, eligibility to purchase Dance for $20.16 tickets prior to the public on-sale date and more.

The Vail International Dance Festival will feature Isabella Boylston as artist in residence and BalletX as company in residence. Other companies will include Dance Theatre of Harlem, Dorrance Dance and Paul Taylor's American Modern Dance.

Under Woetzel's direction, the festival has presented more than 45 new works, and 2016 will add at least 10 world premieres to that list, with new pieces by choreographers Jodie Gates, Rashaun Mitchell and Silas Riener, Matthew Neenan, Claudia Schreier, Shantala Shivalingappa and more.

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This year's special UpClose performance on Aug. 3 will feature artists who regularly make Vail their summer home, including Carla Korbes, Tiler Peck, Lil Buck and Robert Fairchild.

For Fan Club information, contact Martha Brassel at mbrassel@vvf.org or 970-777-2015. Visit http://www.vaildance.org for more information, and follow the festival on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.

If you go …

What: Vail International Dance Festival 2016 season.

When: Festival is July 30-Aug. 13; Fan Club presale ticketing is Tuesday, Feb. 23, and general public ticket sales begin March 1.

Where: Performances take place at Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater in Vail and the Vilar Performing Arts Center in Beaver Creek.

Cost: Annual Fan Club membership is $125 ($250 for couples).

More information: To purchase tickets, become a Fan Club member or see the full schedule of performances and other Festival events, visit http://www.vaildance.org.