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).
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...
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
By Kalyn Oden, PR Intern Aries? Taurus? Leo? Whatever your Zodiac sign might be, Houston Ballet has the perfect performance for you! Houston Ballet is proud to announce Artistic Director Stanton Welch’s world premiere of Zodiac. The company will perform Zodiac in a mixed repertory featuring works from some of the most talented choreographers called […]
Wow. It didn't take long for Artistic Director Stanton Welch to recognize what a miracle he had in Yuriko Kajiya. After her performance last night during which she opened the run of Houston Ballet's The Nutcracker as the Sugar Plum....
From February 26 – March 8, Houston Ballet will unveil a stunning new production of Romeo and Juliet, choreographed by Houston Ballet Artistic Director Stanton Welch and featuring scenery and costumes by the acclaimed Italian designer Roberta Guidi di Bagno. The production has been generously underwritten by Ted and Melza Barr. In this blog entry, […]
"The first couple of years were tough," says Ashley Wheater, Joffrey Ballet artistic director since 2007. "The company was in transition, we hit a terrible recession." But an old friend, Houston Ballet's Stanton Welch, told him, "You will fall in love with your company." Now, Wheater says, "I know what he means. Show More Summary
Houston Ballet Artistic Director Stanton Welch serves as artistic chair of this year’s Pink at the Brown, a glittering one-night performance bringing together Houston’s leading arts organizations on Thursday, May 16 at 8pm at Wortham Theater Center. The event benefits the Pink Ribbons Project, which saves lives and enhances the lives of those touched by […]
On Friday, May 17 from 6:30 – 8:00 pm at 601 Preston Street, join Houston Ballet Artistic Director Stanton Welch, and Shen Wei Dance Arts Company Manager Stephen Xue for a free group discussion on the 100th year anniversary of The Rite of Spring as they share insights into the Houston Ballet’s and Shen Wei […]
Join us as we sit down with Stanton Welch, the Houston-based choreographer and Artistic Director for the Houston Ballet. Welch is currently creating a new work on The Joffrey Ballet. This evocative World Premiere will be a part of the Joffrey's Mavericks of Dance season. Show More Summary
One of Australia’s most celebrated prima ballerinas, Marilyn Jones has quite a history with The Australian Ballet – she was one of the company’s founding members and is a former artistic director. Of her two sons, one, Stanton Welch, is … Continue reading ?
Artistic director Stanton Welch was recently featured in an article in Dance Teacher Magazine, answering questions about his Marie and Swan Lake as well as discussing which dance teachers had an impact on his career as a dancer and choreographer. Read the story here.