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HOUSTON BALLET CAPS THE SEASON WITH STANTON WELCH’S ROMANTIC CLASSIC SWAN LAKE

May 25, 2014

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HOUSTON BALLET CAPS THE SEASON WITH STANTON WELCH’S ROMANTIC CLASSIC SWAN LAKE   New Zealand Designer Kristian Fredrikson’s Spectacular Scenery and Costumes Inspired by Pre-Raphaelite Paintings   First Soloist Katharine Precourt and Newly Promoted Soloist Nozomi Iijima  Make Their Debuts as the Swan Queen   Principal Karina Gonzalez Performs the Swan Queen for the First […]

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Houston Ballet’s The Nutcracker

November 7, 2013

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Allison Miller and Artist of Houston Ballet

Houston Ballet’s The Nutcracker Company Performs Beloved Holiday Production, Seen by Over One Million People Since Its Premiere in 1987 HOUSTON, TEXAS – From November 29 – December 29, 2013, Houston Ballet celebrates the holidays with Ben Stevenson’s breathtaking production of The Nutcracker, seen by over 1,000,000 people since its premiere 26 years ago.  The […]

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Houston Ballet Launches 2013-14 Season With Four Premieres

August 26, 2013

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Houston Ballet Launches 2013-14 Season With Four Premieres September 5 – 15, 2013 Acclaimed Canadian Choreographer James Kudelka Creates His Second Commissioned Work for Houston Ballet   American Premiere of Christopher Bruce’s Moving Intimate Pages   World Premieres By Up-and-Coming Choreographers Garrett Smith and Melissa Hough   From September 5-15, 2013, Houston Ballet launches its […]

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HOUSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2013-2014 SEASON

July 6, 2013

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HOUSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2013-2014 SEASON World Premieres by Melissa Hough, James Kudelka, Garrett Smith and Stanton Welch Highlight Season Company Presents North American Premiere of David Bintley’s Three-Act Aladdin in February 2014 Eight New Works Enter the Company’s Repertoire, including Ji•í Kylián’s Sechs Tanze and Stanton Welch’s Of Blessed Memory Houston Ballet Celebrates Stanton Welch’s […]

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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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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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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 PRESENTS ROMEO AND JULIET IN JUNE 2012

March 21, 2012

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Joseph Walsh and Karina Gonzalez

HOUSTON BALLET PRESENTS ROMEO AND JULIET IN JUNE 2012  Company Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Wortham Theater Center with a Revival of the Production that Inaugurated the Facility   HOUSTON, TEXAS – From June 7-17, 2012, Houston Ballet will revive its lavish production of Romeo and Juliet, choreographed by Ben Stevenson. In the ballet, two teenagers […]

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