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American Ballet Theatre announces new season

June 27, 2013

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American Ballet Theatre announces new season

American Ballet Theatre announces new Fall season Box Office Opens Monday, July 22 The World Premiere of The Tempest by Alexei Ratmansky will highlight American Ballet Theatre’s inaugural Fall season at the David H. Koch Theater, October 30-November 10, 2013.  The Fall 2013 season, announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie, will also feature revivals […]

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HOUSTON BALLET CELEBRATES THE 100th ANNIVERSARY OF THE RITE OF SPRING

February 12, 2013

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The Rite of Spring. Charles-Louis Yoshiyama. Photo: Amitava Sarkar

HOUSTON BALLET CELEBRATES THE 100th ANNIVERSARY OF THE RITE OF SPRING   Stanton Welch Creates a New Staging of The Rite of Spring, Featuring Designs by Indigenous Australian artist Rosella Namok Acclaimed Choreographer Edwaard Liang Creates His First Commissioned Work for Houston Ballet to Music by Ezio Bosso Program Also Features Houston Ballet Premiere of […]

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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 PRESENTS STANTON WELCH’S LA BAYADÈRE

January 23, 2013

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

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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TEXAS CULTURAL TRUST HONORS HOUSTON BALLET WITH 2013 TEXAS MEDAL OF THE ARTS IN THE FIELD OF DANCE

January 17, 2013

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TEXAS CULTURAL TRUST HONORS HOUSTON BALLET WITH 2013 TEXAS MEDAL OF THE ARTS IN THE FIELD OF DANCE   Houston Ballet Joins the Company of Other Legendary Texas Artists Who Received Medal in the Past   HOUSTON — Houston Ballet is honored to have been awarded the 2013 Texas Medal of the Arts in the […]

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Artistic Director of The Hong Kong Ballet attends Rural Retreat in the UK

January 9, 2013

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Madeleine Onne, Artistic Director of The Hong Kong Ballet, attends Rural Retreat in the UK <Hong Kong – 9 January 2012> At the beginning of January 2013, The Hong Kong Ballet’s Madeleine Onne was one of 28 Artistic Directors from the world’s foremost dance companies who attended the 10th Rural Retreat for dance leaders. The event, hosted […]

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HOUSTON BALLET PRESENTS JUBILEE OF DANCE: A TRIBUTE TO AMY FOTE

November 3, 2012

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Amy Fote and Artists of Houston Ballet Photo Amitava Sarkar

HOUSTON BALLET PRESENTS JUBILEE OF DANCE: A TRIBUTE TO AMY FOTE Company Pays Tribute to Retiring Principal Dancer Amy Fote After Stellar Career With Houston Ballet Houston, Texas – On Friday, November 30, 2012, Houston Ballet presents its ninth annual Jubilee of Dance: A Tribute to Amy Fote, a special one-night only performance showcasing the […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with William Newton, Corps de Ballet, Houston Ballet

October 7, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with William Newton, Corps de Ballet, Houston Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? All the roles I would love to have the opportunity to perform one day…are one of the few things that can persuade me to get up at 8am. Regrettably, I am not a morning person. […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Kelly Myernick, First Soloist, Houston Ballet

August 30, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Kelly Myernick, First Soloist, Houston Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? I am motivated by the guilt that my husband Kyle has already been awake and at work for two hours! Why ballet? I met a surfer recently who, when I basically asked him, “why surfing?” replied, […]

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HOUSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES TOURING SCHEDULE FOR THE 2012-2013 SEASON

August 23, 2012

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Connor Walsh and Artists of Houston Ballet photo Ron McKinney of Art Institute of Houston

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 ANNOUNCES PROMOTIONS AND ADDITIONS TO THE COMPANY FOR THE 2012-2013 SEASON

July 26, 2012

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HOUSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES PROMOTIONS AND ADDITIONS TO THE COMPANY FOR THE 2012-2013 SEASON Aaron Robison Joins as a Soloist Soo Youn Cho Joins as a Demi Soloist HOUSTON, TEXAS– Houston Ballet Artistic Director Stanton Welch announced plans today for the company’s 2012-2013 season, including promotions and additions of new dancers. Aaron Robison, previously a principal […]

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HOUSTON BALLET SHOWCASES FEMALE CHOREOGRAPHERS IN WOMEN@ART

July 14, 2012

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HOUSTON BALLET SHOWCASES FEMALE CHOREOGRAPHERS IN WOMEN@ART SEPTEMBER 20 – 30 Acclaimed Canadian Choreographer Aszure Barton Creates Her First Commissioned Work for Houston Ballet Company Premiere of The Brahms-Haydn Variations is the Second Work by Twyla Tharp to Enter Houston Ballet’s Repertoire HOUSTON, TEXAS – From September 20-30, 2012, Houston Ballet presents Women@Art featuring a […]

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HOUSTON BALLET LAUNCHES 2012-13 SEASON WITH MADAME BUTTERFLY IN SEPTEMBER 2012

July 9, 2012

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HOUSTON BALLET LAUNCHES 2012-13 SEASON WITH MADAME BUTTERFLY IN SEPTEMBER 2012   Beloved Company Ballerina Amy Fote Returns to the Title Role, A Signature Work in Her Career Program opens with Clear, a Stellar Showcase for the Company’s Men   HOUSTON, TEXAS – From September 6-16, 2012, Houston Ballet opens its 2012-13 season with artistic director […]

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HOUSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES PROMOTIONS

June 15, 2012

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HOUSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES PROMOTIONS Melissa Hough Promoted to First Soloist Nozomi Iijima, Allison Miller, And Charles-Louis Yoshiyama promoted To Demi Soloist Houston, Texas – Houston Ballet Artistic Director Stanton Welch promoted Melissa Hough to the rank of first soloist and Nozomi Iijima, Allison Miller, and Charles-Louis Yoshiyama to the rank of demi soloist.   “Melissa […]

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HOUSTON BALLET DANCERS INVITED TO JAPAN TO PERFORM MANON

April 1, 2012

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HOUSTON BALLET DANCERS INVITED TO JAPAN TO PERFORM MANON JUNE 24 & 26, 2012 AT NEW NATIONAL THEATRE HOUSTON, TX – Houston Ballet’s Principal Dancers Connor Walsh and Sara Webb have been invited to travel to Japan to perform the leading roles in Sir Kenneth MacMillan’s Manon with The National Ballet of Japan. Houston’s dancers […]

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BALLET SAN JOSE’S PROGRAM TWO IS AN “ALL PREMIERE PROGRAM”, APRIL 13-15

March 28, 2012

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Alexsandra Meijer in Jessica Lang’s SPLENDID ISOLATION III. Photo by Chris Hardy

BALLET SAN JOSE’S PROGRAM TWO IS AN “ALL PREMIERE PROGRAM”, APRIL 13-15 Ballet San Jose’s PROGRAM OF PREMIERES includes four Company Premieres (two of which are also Bay Area Premieres), April 13-15 at San Jose Center for the Performing Arts in downtown San Jose. Jessica Lang’s pas de deux, Splendid Isolation III, and Stanton Welch’s […]

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HOUSTON BALLET PRESENTS MADE IN AMERICA IN MAY 2012

March 10, 2012

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Theme and Variations George Balanchine Katharine Precourt and Jun Shuang Huang Photo: Amitava Sarkar

HOUSTON BALLET PRESENTS MADE IN AMERICA IN MAY 2012 Nicolo Fonte Creates a World Premiere with Original Score Composed by Anna Clyne Houston Ballet Premiere of Mark Morris’s Drink to Me Only with Thine Eyes   HOUSTON, TEXAS – From May 24 – June 3, 2012, Houston Ballet presents its spring mixed repertory program titled […]

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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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HOUSTON BALLET PRESENTS ONE NIGHT ONLY JUBILEE OF DANCE

December 1, 2011

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HOUSTON BALLET PRESENTS ONE NIGHT ONLY JUBILEE OF DANCE Performance Honors Managing Director Cecil C. Conner, Jr.  for His 17 Years of Service Stanton Welch Creates World Premiere Highlighting the Company Men Soloist Melissa Hough Premieres Ballet on the Brown Theater Stage Company Principals Perform Excerpt from New Works,  Signature Ballets and Beloved Classics HOUSTON, TEXAS […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Rudy Hawkes, Soloist, The Australian Ballet

May 9, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Rudy Hawkes, Soloist, The Australian Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? It’s actually 6.30am – to take my puppy, Gunther, out for a walk and a play. I really like this time of day, it’s a refreshing start before going to work. Why ballet? I’m a hyperactive […]

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