Lake Tahoe Dance Festival
July 24 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
One event on July 25, 2019 at 6:00 pm
One event on July 26, 2019 at 6:00 pm
This summer’s Lake Tahoe Dance Festival features works by Agnes DeMille, Constantine Baecher, Jacopo Godani, Traci Finch, Roya Carreras and Katherine Duke. Performance highlights include new and rarely seen works, set against the breathtaking backdrop of Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada Mountains.Lake Tahoe Dance Collective (LTDC) enters its 7th year of presenting the Lake Tahoe Dance Festival.
The festival has presented over 35 works with more than 25 guest artists and 44 local dancers since its beginnings in 2013. This year’s festival honors Katherine Duke, now Artistic Director of the Erick Hawkins Dance Company. Duke made her professional debut with the company in 1986 under Hawkins’ direction, and still performs his works today while also keeping his legacy and work alive.
The 2019 Festival also features a rare performance excerpt of Agnes De Mille’s final work“The Other”, staged by Diana Gonzalez-Duclert, who originated the role.The final pas de deux of the ballet, to Franz Shubert’s Du bist die Ruh, will be danced by Stephen Hanna and Abi Stafford of New York City Ballet.