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From June 8-18, Houston Ballet brings Stanton Welch's La Bayadère back to the Wortham. With a rich score by Ludwig Minkus, lavish scenery and bright costumes by the late Peter Farmer, La Bayadère features mesmerizing classical performances highlighted by the famous Shades scene, staged for the entire corps de ballet.
From May 25 - June 4, Houston Ballet presents the North American premiere of David Bintley's The Tempest. Adapted from Shakespeare's iconic tragicomedy, Bintley’s The Tempest is a spectacular ballet production that defines the powerShow More Summary
It's that time of the year again! Our annual outdoor performances are back, and this year we're thrilled to share Stanton Welch's Madame Butterfly for free at both the Cynthia Woodlands Mitchell Pavilion on May 5 at 8 pm and at the Miller Outdoor Theatre through May 12-14 at 8 pm. Show More Summary
And they're off! Our touring dancers have landed in Germany and begin rehearsals for one exciting triple bill of contemporary ballets by our Artistic Director Stanton Welch AM--Velocity (2003), Tapestry (2012), and Manniyas (1996).
Join us as we share our last mixed repertory program of the season--Director’s Choice: Legends & Prodigy!
From March 2-12, the inspirational retelling of Cinderella by Artistic Director Stanton Welch AM returns to Houston Ballet. More tomboy than princess, Welch’s title character is a striking woman of substance, determination, and spun...
It's selection day, and we're sending our best wishes to all the candidates at the 45th Prix de Lausanne!
ICYMI: We just announced our 2017/18 Season!
In part 3 of 3, we chat about the history of shoes in past productions of The Nutcracker and snap some behind-the-scenes photos from our Shoe Room with Shoe Coordinator, Molly Searcy.
In part 2 of 3, we share performance insight from two of our magnificent company dancers, Soloists Christopher Gray and Chun Wai Chan.
In part 1 of 3, we discuss the enduring generosity from our supporters, our partnership with Houston Methodist, and Nutcracker favorites with Campaign Chairman and Vice President of Development, Shawn Stephens.
The wait is almost over! The world premiere of Stanton Welch's new production of The Nutcracker is next week, November 25 at 7:30pm. Performances at the Wortham run until December 26.
From October 21 - 23, the company will be in Los Angeles, CA to take part in Celebrate Forsythe … More Celebrate Forsythe Announcement
We're pleased to present our second program of the 2016/17 Season, Madame Butterfly, which runs from September 22- October 2. … More Madame Butterfly with Son of Chamber Symphony Program Announcement
We launch our 47th season with a mixed repertory program entitled Director’s Choice: American Ingenuity, featuring George Balanchine’s tribute to Imperial Russian Ballet, Theme and Variations, and the company premieres of Jerome Robbins’ dynamic Other Dances, and William Forsythe’s Artifact Suite. … More Director’s Choice: American Ingenuity Announcement
Artistic Director Stanton Welch has crafted a new production of Giselle with sets and costume designs by Roberta Guidi di Bagno. For this production, Mr. Welch handpicked principal dancer Yuriko Kajiya as his muse for the iconic role of Giselle. Show More Summary
For this blog post we'll be talking one-on-one with Cacti's stager and freelance dancer-choreographer Spenser Theberge. Get ready to laugh and smile with us as we discuss the triumphs of staging this captivating ballet!
This is an especially exciting program featuring three ballets which are Houston Ballet premieres, as well as one esteemed choreographer making his Houston Ballet debut. Today, we will discuss Jirí Kylián’s Wings of Wax and Wayne McGregor’s Dyad 1929. This visual glossary for Wings of Wax and Dyad 1929 will help to familiarize you with these works.
It’s our Artistic Director Emeritus Ben Stevenson’s 80th birthday this year! On February 16, we helped him celebrate with an informative and fun ‘Dance Talk’ at our Center for Dance. With Lauren Anderson at his side, he delighted our audience and staff with stories about his time in dance. Show More Summary
When discussing The Sleeping Beauty Ben Stevenson once fondly remarked, “We all need a certain amount of beauty and love in our lives.” With such an opulent history in literature, music, film, opera, and ballet, this classic fairy tale continues to enchant audiences and stand the test of time. Show More Summary