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Myths by Legends | Vail Dance Festival

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In Myths by Legends, stories come to life with today’s extraordinary dancers performing works themed to myths ancient and contemporary, as choreographed by legends of the dance world George Balanchine, Martha Graham, José Limón, and Jerome Robbins. The program will include Limón Dance Company in their founder’s classic Orfeo, Artist-In-Residence Sara Mearns in the “Cassandra” solo from Martha Graham’s master work Clytemnestra, Jerome Robbins’ moving ballet studio encounter Afternoon of a Faun with debut performances by American Ballet Theatre’s Catherine Hurlin and Aran Bell, and New York City Ballet’s Roman Mejia making his debut in George Balanchine’s Apollo as the young Greek god.