NOW: Premieres is the time, Vail is the place to collaborate and innovate

NOW: Premieres is the time, Vail is the place to collaborate and innovate
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By Krista Driscoll

Editor’s note: This article first appeared in Vail Dance.VAIL — NOW: Premieres unveils more than just new works by renowned artists. It is a fertile ground, where molecules of creativity combine to form a hybrid of rare movement, form and music.This season, the Vail International Dance Festival features new pieces from Lil Buck, Matthew Neenan, Claudia Schreier, Jodie Gates, Rashaun Mitchell and Silas Riener, Shantala Shivalingappa and Jodi Melnick, as they work with dancers ranging from classically trained ballet to hip-hop and contemporary.Lil Buck: Master collaboratorWhen Lil Buck came across jookin, a street dance born in his native Memphis and …

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