2018 Summer Season - Aspen

All shows take place at the Aspen District Theatre

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General public on sale begins May 16

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photo by Rhys Cozen

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet

Generously underwritten by Carolyn Powers

July 7, 8:00pm

Start your summer of dance off on the right foot with an unforgettable evening of contemporary ballet featuring a world premiere by rising star choreographer Bryan Arias in his ASFB debut. Exploring the interplay between rhythms both human-made and from jazz, ASFB’s company premiere of Swedish phenom Alexander Ekman’s Tuplet is... More Info

photo by Quinn B Wharton

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago

Generously underwritten by Les Dames d'Aspen

July 20 & 21, 8:00pm

One of only a few, select stops on a tour celebrating the company’s 40th anniversary, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago lands in Aspen with a specially curated program of highlights from the world’s leading dancemakers. Set to two of Brahms’ sonatas for cello and piano, celebrated Canadian choreographer Crystal Pite’s poignant Solo Echo conveys... More Info

photo by Ben McKeown

Dance For Kids! Pilobolus

Generously underwritten by Bebe and David Schweppe

July 28, 4:00pm

Dance for Kids! offers a special, condensed version of Pilobolus’ Rushes as an imaginative and athletic show that will delight children of all ages. With music from jazz to Dixieland, whimsical costumes, and awe-inspiring partnering, this hour-long, family-friendly matinee performance will... More Info

photo by Ben McKeown


Generously underwritten by Bebe and David Schweppe

July 28, 8:00pm

Continually testing the limits of human physicality, Pilobolus brings an evening of diverse and surprising repertoire to Aspen. Part Darwinian investigation, part love story, Symbiosis sweeps viewers away in an emotional duet. In Rushes, journey to what the Los Angeles Times called “a Fellini-esque carnival.” Whether exploring the... More Info

photo by Michele Cardamone

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet: An Evening with Pianist Joyce Yang

Presented in collaboration with the Aspen Music Festival & School
Generous underwriting of this special performance provided by Mona Look-Mazza & Tony Mazza and Judith Z. Steinberg & Paul J. Hoenmans

August 10 & 11, 8:00pm

Enjoy a special two-night encore of this milestone evening of live piano and dance that wowed sold-out audiences in its winter premiere! At the center of this program is the world-renowned pianist Joyce Yang, a Van Cliburn International Piano Competition silver medalist. ASFB tackles the... More Info