Save the Dates! Dance Festival July 24 – 28, 2018

Join us for the eleventh year of the Nantucket Atheneum Dance Festival featuring Artistic Director Tyler Angle and world class stars from major ballet companies.

The festival includes free programs for all ages and culminates with two evening performances that showcases 17 dancers from the New York City Ballet, Houston Ballet, Miami City Ballet and Pacific Northwest Ballet. Performance tickets go on sale July 1st.

This year’s performances includes dance pieces from classical choreographer George Balanchine and contemporary pieces from Christopher Wheeldon, Myles Thatcher, Stanton Welch, Melissa Barak, Pam Tanowitz, Danielle Rowe and a new work from Alex Goodwin. In addition, the dancers will be accompanied by live music for the majority of the program.

The Nantucket Atheneum Dance Festival brings the best of ballet – dancers, musicians and choreographers – to the island for performances in an intimate, air conditioned venue.

The Nantucket Atheneum Dance Festival is a major fundraising event for the Nantucket Atheneum, which must raise 75% percent of its operating budget through special events and private donations.


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