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The National Ballet of Canada | World Ballet Day Returns Tuesday, October 4

September 14, 2016

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: Artists of the Ballet rehearsing Nijinsky for World Ballet Day 2014.

The National Ballet of Canada | World Ballet Day Returns Tuesday, October 4 20 Hours Non-Stop Exclusive Backstage Footage From 5 of the World’s Leading Ballet Companies To be Streamed on Facebook Live for the First Time The Australian Ballet, Bolshoi Ballet, The Royal Ballet, The National Ballet of Canada and San Francisco Ballet will […]

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HOUSTON BALLET REVIVES ARTISTIC DIRECTOR STANTON WELCH AM’S EPIC MADAME BUTTERFLY

September 8, 2016

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IMG_9385 Amy Fote and Artists of Houston Ballet. By Amitava Sarkar

HOUSTON BALLET REVIVES ARTISTIC DIRECTOR STANTON WELCH AM’S EPIC MADAME BUTTERFLY From September 22 – October 2, Houston Ballet will revive artistic director Stanton Welch AM’s signature work Madame Butterfly in a program with his one-act ballet Son of Chamber Symphony. Set to Puccini’s memorable score, in an arrangement by John Lanchbery, Madame Butterfly chronicles […]

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HOUSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF MADELEINE ONNE AS ACADEMY DIRECTOR

August 19, 2016

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HOUSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF MADELEINE ONNE AS ACADEMY DIRECTOR Houston Ballet Artistic Director Stanton Welch AM announces the appointment of Madeleine Onne as Director of Houston Ballet Academy. Ms. Onne will work closely with Mr. Welch to continue the high standard of educational and artistic excellence that the Academy has established over the past […]

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TICKETS NOW ON SALE FOR HOUSTON BALLET’S THE NUTCRACKER

June 1, 2016

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TICKETS NOW ON SALE FOR HOUSTON BALLET’S THE NUTCRACKER     HOUSTON, TEXAS – Be one of the first to purchase the perfect present for the holidays! Tickets for the world premiere of Houston Ballet’s The Nutcracker go on sale Wednesday, June 1, 2016.  The highly-anticipated, opulent production by Artistic Director Stanton Welch features a […]

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HOUSTON BALLET PRESENTS THE WORLD PREMIERE OF STANTON WELCH’S GISELLE

May 29, 2016

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Ballet: Giselle

HOUSTON BALLET PRESENTS THE WORLD PREMIERE OF STANTON WELCH’S GISELLE   ROMANTIC CLASSIC HIGHLIGHTS COMPANY’S 2015-2016 SEASON   Houston, TX – From June 9 – 19, 2016, Houston Ballet will conclude its 2015-16 season with the world premiere of artistic director Stanton Welch’s Giselle. The world premiere of Giselle is made possible through the generosity […]

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Prix De Lausanne | Schools & Companies chosen by 2016 winners

May 26, 2016

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Prix De Lausanne | Schools & Companies chosen by 2016 winners

Schools and companies chosen by the 2016 prize winners The Prix de Lausanne is proud to announce the 2016 prize winner’s choices of Partner Schools and Companies : 1. Hang Yu – China –  School chosen: Royal Ballet School – Scholarship offered by Adveq 2. Madison Young – USA – Company chosen: Houston Ballet – Apprenticeship offered […]

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HOUSTON BALLET’S LOGO FOR THE NUTCRACKER RECEIVES A NEW LOOK

May 8, 2016

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the nutcracker logo for Houston Ballet

HOUSTON BALLET’S LOGO FOR THE NUTCRACKER RECEIVES A NEW LOOK   Houston Ballet, America’s fifth largest ballet company, unveiled the first phase of a marketing plan for Artistic Director Stanton Welch’s new production of The Nutcracker which premieres on November 25, 2016. To build upon the anticipation and excitement surrounding the upcoming production Houston Ballet’s […]

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ANDREW NIELSEN TO JOIN HOUSTON BALLET AS DIRECTOR OF PRODUCTION

May 5, 2016

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ANDREW NIELSEN TO JOIN HOUSTON BALLET AS DIRECTOR OF PRODUCTION Houston Ballet is pleased to announce that Andrew Nielsen will join its artistic leadership team as Director of Production. Mr. Nielsen will oversee all technical and production management duties for Houston Ballet locally and internationally. “It is my pleasure to welcome Andrew to Houston Ballet […]

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Houston Ballet Presents Its Spring Mixed Repertory Program

May 2, 2016

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Ballet: Serenade

Houston Ballet Presents Its Spring Mixed Repertory Program   Alexander Ekman’s Cacti Added to Company’s Repertoire George Balanchine’s Serenade and Sir Kenneth MacMillan’s Gloria Returns   From May 26 – June 5, 2016, Houston Ballet offers up its Spring Mixed Repertory Program.  The powerhouse program pairs two twentieth century masterpieces with the company premiere of […]

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Houston Ballet visits Melbourne for the first time this winter to perform Romeo and Juliet

April 19, 2016

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Artists of Houston Ballet in Romeo and Juliet

Houston Ballet visits Melbourne for the first time this winter to perform Australian choreographer Stanton Welch’s acclaimed Romeo and Juliet 30 June–9 July 2016 Visiting Australia for the first time, leading US Company Houston Ballet presents its hit production of Stanton Welch’s Romeo and Juliet as part of The Australian Ballet’s 2016 season. Following its […]

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Houston Ballet Announces Tour to Los Angeles Honoring Celebrated Choreographer

April 13, 2016

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Houston Ballet Announces Tour to Los Angeles Honoring Celebrated Choreographer Distinguished American choreographer William Forsythe has selected Houston Ballet to perform in Los Angeles at The Music Center’s Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Oct. 21-23, as part of “Celebrate Forsythe”, a program with a never-before-seen approach that salutes his works.  Houston Ballet will perform Artifact Suite, after […]

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HOUSTON BALLET PRESENTS ITS WINTER MIXED REPERTORY PROGRAM

March 5, 2016

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Wings of Wax Courtesy of Boston Ballet

HOUSTON BALLET PRESENTS ITS WINTER MIXED REPERTORY PROGRAM MARCH 10 – 20   Houston Ballet Introduces Three Works Into Its Repertory: Wayne McGregor’s Dyad 1929, Jerome Robbins West Side Story Suite, and Jiří Kylián’s Wings of Wax   From March 10 – 20, 2016, Houston Ballet offers up its Winter Mixed Repertory Program which introduces […]

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HOUSTON BALLET REVIVES ITS GLITTERING PRODUCTION OF THE SLEEPING BEAUTY

February 11, 2016

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Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty

HOUSTON BALLET REVIVES ITS GLITTERING PRODUCTION OF THE SLEEPING BEAUTY   HOUSTON, TEXAS – From February 25 – March 6, 2016, in celebration of Artistic Director Emeritus Ben Stevenson’s 80th birthday, Houston Ballet will revive his spectacular staging of The Sleeping Beauty. The ballet is a flagship work for the company and a piece that […]

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HOUSTON BALLET 2016-2017 SEASON OVERVIEW

January 31, 2016

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Ballet: La Bayadère

HOUSTON BALLET 2016-2017 SEASON OVERVIEW     All performances listed here are in Wortham Theater Center.   I           DIRECTOR’S CHOICE: AMERICAN INGENUITY featuring:   THEME AND VARIATIONS (1947) Music by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893), Suite No. 3 for Orchestra in G major, Op. 55 Choreography by George Balanchine (1904-1983) Costume Designs after Karinska Lighting Design by Tony […]

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HOUSTON BALLET LAUNCHES NEW BRAND IDENTITY

December 4, 2015

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Houston Ballet's logo

HOUSTON BALLET LAUNCHES NEW BRAND IDENTITY     Houston Ballet, America’s fifth largest ballet company, today introduced the company’s new logo and brand identity. The new logo is the first step in a process of rebranding the company’s identity as it has evolved over the decades. This marks the most dramatic change in the company’s […]

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HOUSTON BALLET ACADEMY DIRECTOR TAKES NEW ROLE

November 18, 2015

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HOUSTON BALLET ACADEMY DIRECTOR TAKES NEW ROLE   Shelly Power, Academy Director, Sets Her Sights on New Role at International Dance Competition, Prix de Lausanne   Houston Ballet Academy Director, Shelly Power, will assume a new role at the international dance competition, Prix de Lausanne in September 2016. Power will lead Prix de Lausanne as […]

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Houston Ballet Presents the Final Season of Ben Stevenson’s THE NUTCRACKER

October 11, 2015

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Houston Ballet Presents the Final Season of Ben Stevenson’s THE NUTCRACKER     HOUSTON, TEXAS – From November 27 – December 27, 2015, Houston Ballet bids farewell to Ben Stevenson’s beloved production of The Nutcracker. Created by Artistic Director Emeritus Ben Stevenson, with designs by acclaimed designer Desmond Heeley, Houston Ballet’s The Nutcracker has been […]

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HOUSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES TOUR TO AUSTRALIA IN 2016

October 1, 2015

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ballet news, Romeo & Juliet

HOUSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES TOUR TO AUSTRALIA IN 2016   Company Gives the Australian Debut of Stanton Welch’s Acclaimed Romeo and Juliet   HOUSTON, TEXAS – Houston Ballet will make a historic trip to Australia for performances at the Arts Centre Melbourne State Theatre June 30 – July 9, 2016. Houston Ballet’s first tour to Australia […]

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HOUSTON BALLET TO PARTICIPATE IN 2015 WORLD BALLET DAY

September 30, 2015

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World Ballet Day Live, ballet, Ballet News, Houston Ballet

HOUSTON BALLET TO PARTICIPATE IN 2015 WORLD BALLET DAY     Houston, Texas – Houston Ballet will participate in World Ballet Day, Thursday October 1, 2015. This incredible event brings live broadcasting from some of the world’s leading ballet companies and audiences with a chance to catch behind the scenes looks at what goes on […]

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HOUSTON BALLET PRESENTS ITS FALL MIXED REPERTORY PROGRAM

September 15, 2015

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HOUSTON BALLET PRESENTS ITS FALL MIXED REPERTORY PROGRAM SEPTEMBER 24 – OCTOBER 4   Choreographer Garrett Smith Creates Reveal for Houston Ballet   Christopher Bruce’s Haunting Ghost Dances Performed for the First Time in Over a Decade   Stanton Welch’s Spectacular Showcase Tapestry Returns   From September 24- October 4, 2015, Houston Ballet presents its […]

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