Miami City Ballet Tours To Vail International Dance Festival And Chicago Auditorium Theatre During 2009-2010 Season

Miami City Ballet will debut at the prestigious Vail International Dance Festival in Colorado in August. The Company will also debut in Chicago at the Auditorium Theatre in October.Below is the performance schedule (subject to change):August 1-3, 2009, Vail International Dance Festival Saturday, August 1, 7:30p.m.Miami City Ballet, Vail Debut, Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater, Vail. Program: Serenade (Balanchine/ Tchaikovsky), Tarantella (Balanchine/Gottschalk), The Four Temperaments (Balanchine/Stravinsky).Sunday, August 2, 7:30p.m.Festival Highlights Spectacular, Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater, Vail. Program: Excerpts from ‘Rubies’ (Balanchine/Stravinsky)Monday, August 3, 6:30p.m.UpClose: Edward Villella, Miami City Ballet, Vilar Performing Arts Center, Beaver Creek. Program: Excerpts from Tarantella (Balanchine/Gottschalk), ‘Rubies’ (Balanchine/Stravinsky), and Afternoon of a Faun (Robbins/Debussy).Tickets are $45-$85 and can be purchased online or by calling 888.920.ARTS (2787)www.vaildance.orgOctober 2-4, 2009, Chicago Auditorium TheatreFriday, October 2, 8p.m.Saturday, October 3, 8p.m.Sunday, October 4, 2p.m.Symphony in Three Movements (Balanchine/Stravinksy)Valse Fantaisie (1953) (Balanchine/Glinka)Black Swan Pas de Deux (Petipa-Ivanov/Tchaikovsky)In the Upper Room (Tharp/Glass)Auditorium Theatre50 E. Congress ParkwayChicago, IL 60605www.auditoriumtheatre.orgTickets:Groups (10+) and Subscriptions: 312.431.2357Online: (after June 22)Phone: 800.982.ARTS (2787) (after June 22)In person: Box Office at 50 E. Congress Parkway, Mon.-Fri., noon-6pmMiami City Ballet (MCB) performs in the Tri-County South Florida area: in Broward at Broward Center for Performing Arts, in Miami-Dade at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, and in Palm Beach at Kravis Center for the Performing Arts. MCB is presented as the resident ballet company at the Naples Philharmonic Center in Naples, Florida. The Company also tours extensively.###