This is a very impressive line-up: Twinkle toes unite: the Vail International Dance Festival
By Wren Wertin in The Vail Daily (Colorado, i think)
The Vail International Dance Festival has earned its name. Not to be confused with the odd weekend of visual follies, the 10-day festival (August 2 - 11) is a dance experience of truly international proportions.
The performances themselves are often the culmination of several years of work by Katherine Kersten, artistic director. Finding dance companies is the easy part - arranging for them to travel to the U.S. can be tricky, as with the Shanghai Dance Ensemble, which made its U.S. debut at last year's festival.
"It's unusual to see so many artists of this caliber together," said Kersten.
She's in a position to know. As a former dancer and current dance lover, she travels extensively with different ballet companies, seeking out good matches for the Vail Festival. click for more
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