Damian WoetzelDamian Woetzel

Damian Woetzel
Damian Woetzel
Roxbury, CT

Damian Woetzel has taken on multiple roles in arts leadership since retiring in 2008 from a 20-year career as Principal Dancer with New York City Ballet. He is the director of the Aspen Institute Arts Program; the artistic director of the Vail International Dance Festival; the founding director of the Jerome Robbins Foundation's New Essential Works (NEW) Program; and works with Yo-Yo Ma and his Silk Road Connect Program in New York City Public Schools. Mr. Woetzel has served on the Harvard Task Force on the Arts and the Artists Committee of the Kennedy Center Honors.