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Houston Ballet’s Academy Presents Its 2014 Spring Showcase

April 9, 2014

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Houston Ballet’s Academy Presents Its 2014 Spring Showcase   Young Dancers Perform George Balanchine’s Masterwork Serenade for the First Time, Coached by Former Principal Dancer Leslie Peck   David Lichine’s Comic Gem Graduation Ball Returns to the Repertoire     HOUSTON, TEXAS – On Friday, April 25 at 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, April 26 at 1:30 […]

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Houston Ballet Academy Invited To Participate In Two Prestigious European Events

January 21, 2014

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Houston Ballet Academy Invited To Participate In Two Prestigious European Events   Academy Students Tyler Donatelli and Michael Ryan to Compete in the Prix de Lausanne in Switzerland January 26 – February 1 Four Academy Students Travel to Germany February 15 – 23 for Fourth Dance Education Biennale 2014 Dresden Houston, Texas – Houston Ballet […]

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

December 7, 2013

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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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Houston Ballet Announces Promotions And Additions To The Company For The 2013-2014 Season

September 12, 2013

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Houston Ballet Announces Promotions And Additions To The Company For The 2013-2014 Season   Jessica Collado and Katharine Precourt Promoted to First Soloist Christopher Gray Promoted To Demi Soloist   Meelis Pakri Joins Artistic Staff HOUSTON, TEXAS– Houston Ballet Artistic Director Stanton Welch announced plans today for the company’s 2013-2014 season, including eight promotions and […]

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

February 9, 2013

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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

January 31, 2013

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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 ANNOUNCES TOURING SCHEDULE FOR THE 2012-2013 SEASON

August 23, 2012

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HOUSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES TOURING SCHEDULE FOR THE 2012-2013 SEASON   Houston Ballet Makes Second Appearance at The Chicago Dancing Festival on August 25th 2012 Houston Ballet returns to Ottawa, Canada October 18-20th, 2012 Houston Ballet II Invited to perform in Switzerland in February 2013     Houston, TX – Houston Ballet Artistic Director Stanton Welch […]

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HOUSTON BALLET DANCER JOSEPH WALSH PROMOTED TO PRINCIPAL

March 5, 2012

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HOUSTON BALLET DANCER JOSEPH WALSH PROMOTED TO PRINCIPAL HOUSTON, TEXAS – Houston Ballet Artistic Director Stanton Welch promoted Joseph Walsh to the rank of principal dancer after a well received performance as the Prince in Mr. Welch’s production of Cinderella on Saturday, March 3. “Joseph has proven to be of excellent principal caliber time and […]

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