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In the middle, somewhat elevated, Artists of Houston Ballet, Photo: Amitava Sarkar

HOUSTON BALLET SHOWCASES THREE OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY’S GREATEST CHOREOGRAPHERS IN MODERN MASTERS

HOUSTON BALLET SHOWCASES THREE OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY’S  GREATEST CHOREOGRAPHERS IN MODERN MASTERS MAY 22 – JUNE 1   Company Premiere of Jiří Kylián’s Comic Sechs Tänze Highlights the Program   George Balanchine’s Ground-Breaking Masterpiece The Four Temperaments  Returns to the Repertoire for the First Time in a Decade   Houston Ballet Holds Dance Talk […]

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HOUSTON BALLET II DANCERS MAKE GUEST APPEARANCES IN THE NUTCRACKER DURING HOLIDAY SEASON

HOUSTON BALLET II DANCERS MAKE GUEST APPEARANCES IN THE NUTCRACKER DURING HOLIDAY SEASON   Houston, Texas – Several international artists of Houston Ballet II, the second company featuring exciting young dancers from around the globe launching their careers, will make guest appearances performing principal roles in productions of The Nutcracker in Texas and Louisiana during the […]

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Artists of Houston Ballet - Amitava Sarkar

Houston Ballet Presents One Night Only Jubilee Of Dance

Houston Ballet Presents One Night Only Jubilee Of Dance Company Celebrates Stanton Welch’s 10th Anniversary as Artistic Director   Full Company Classical Showpiece Paquita, Returns to the Repertoire   Performance Features Excerpts of Stanton Welch’s Latest Work, Sounds of the Soul   Houston, Texas – Fresh from its tours to New York City in October […]

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Allison Miller and Artist of Houston Ballet
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Houston Ballet’s The Nutcracker

Houston Ballet’s The Nutcracker Company Performs Beloved Holiday Production, Seen by Over One Million People Since Its Premiere in 1987 HOUSTON, TEXAS – From November 29 – December 29, 2013, Houston Ballet celebrates the holidays with Ben Stevenson’s breathtaking production of The Nutcracker, seen by over 1,000,000 people since its premiere 26 years ago.  The […]

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Houston Ballet Revives Trey Mcintyre’s Magical Production Of Peter Pan

Houston Ballet Revives Trey Mcintyre’s Magical Production Of Peter Pan June 13 – 23   McIntyre Returns to Houston Ballet, Where His Career as a Choreographer Began in 1987   Production Features Lavish Scenery by Thomas Boyd and Dazzling Punk-Inspired Costumes by Broadway Designer Jeanne Button   Houston, Texas – From June 13-23, 2013, Houston […]

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HOUSTON BALLET II DANCER JOEL WOELLNER WINS TWO PRIZES AT PRESTIGIOUS PRIX DE LAUSANNE BALLET COMPETITION

HOUSTON BALLET II DANCER JOEL WOELLNER WINS TWO PRIZES AT PRESTIGIOUS PRIX DE LAUSANNE   Eighteen Year-Old Australian Dancer Wins Contemporary Dance Prize   HOUSTON, TX – Houston Ballet II Dancer Joel Woellner was awarded two prizes at the 41st Prix de Lausanne Dance Competition, the prestigious international contest held annually in Lausanne, Switzerland between January […]

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HOUSTON BALLET II ANNOUNCES TOURING TO SWITZERLAND AND TORONTO IN SPRING 2013

HOUSTON BALLET II ANNOUNCES TOURING TO SWITZERLAND AND TORONTO IN SPRING 2013   HOUSTON, TX – Houston Ballet Artistic Director Stanton Welch announces Spring 2013 touring schedule for Houston Ballet II. On Saturday, February 2, Houston Ballet II dancers will perform excerpts from Stanton Welch’s neoclassical work, A Dance in the Garden of Mirth, at […]

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Houston Ballet’s Education Outreach Program Wins The 2013 Tape Gold Award,

Houston Ballet’s Education Outreach Program Wins The 2013 Tape Gold Award, Sponsored By The Texas Association Of Partners In Education   Houston, Texas — The Texas Association of Partners in Education (TAPE) has announced that Houston Ballet’s Education Outreach Program has been chosen as a recipient of the prestigious TAPE Gold Award in the Community […]

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Nozomi Iijima and Artists of Houston Ballet. Photo: Amitava Sarkar

HOUSTON BALLET PRESENTS STANTON WELCH’S LA BAYADÈRE

HOUSTON BALLET PRESENTS STANTON WELCH’S LA BAYADÈRE (“The Temple Dancer”) Bollywood Meets Ballet in Story of  Love, Mystery, Fate, Vengeance and Justice in India Houston, Texas — From February 21-March 3, 2013, Houston Ballet presents Stanton Welch’s La Bayadère (“The Temple Dancer”), a historic classic stagedby Houston Ballet Artistic Director Stanton Welch and set in […]

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HOUSTON BALLET PRESENTS ACCLAIMED CANADIAN TROUPE LES GRANDS BALLETS CANADIENS DE MONTRÉAL IN CULLEN SERIES

HOUSTON BALLET PRESENTS ACCLAIMED CANADIAN TROUPE LES GRANDS BALLETS CANADIENS DE MONTRÉAL IN CULLEN SERIES   Performances Feature Two Signature Works by Acclaimed Contemporary Choreographer Mauro Bigonzetti, Including Four Seasons Houston, Texas – On Friday, February 1 and Saturday, February 2, 2013, Houston Ballet presents Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal as part of the Cullen Series.  One of the […]

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