Damian Woetzel

United States, 1967

Damian Woetzel is director of the annual Vail International Dance Festival, director of the Arts Program of Aspen Institute and a producer of dance and music performances around the world. From 1989 until 2008, Woetzel was a principal dancer at the New York City Ballet. He also performed regularly as an international guest artist with ballet companies such as the American Ballet Theatre and the Kirov Ballet. In 2009, Woetzel became a member of the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities.