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HOUSTON BALLET RETURNS TO CANADA, PERFORMING STANTON WELCH’S LA BAYADÈRE

May 3, 2015

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Artists of Houston Ballet - La Bayadere 2015 - Amitava Sarkar

HOUSTON BALLET RETURNS TO CANADA, PERFORMING STANTON WELCH’S LA BAYADÈRE IN CALGARY AND EDMONTON   Principal Yuriko Kajiya Debuts as Nikiya   Houston, TX – April 30-May 9, 2015, Houston Ballet returns to Canada to perform Artistic Director Stanton Welch’s acclaimed staging of La Bayadère (“The Temple Dancer”). This dramatic ballet, set in royal India, […]

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HOUSTON BALLET’S THE NUTCRACKER KICKS OFF THE HOLIDAY SEASON IN NOVEMBER 2014

November 2, 2014

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HOUSTON BALLET’S THE NUTCRACKER KICKS OFF THE HOLIDAY SEASON IN NOVEMBER 2014 Houston Ballet Participates in Dancer Exchange With The Australian Ballet This Holiday Season First Soloists Yuriko Kajiya and Jared Matthews Give Their First Appearance as the Sugar Plum Fairy and the Prince in Houston    Corps de Ballet member Madeline Skelly Debuts as […]

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HOUSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES NEW COMPANY MEMBERS

August 9, 2014

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HOUSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES NEW COMPANY MEMBERS   Eight Dancers From Across the World Join Company for 2014-15 Season     Houston, Texas – Houston Ballet announced that eight new dancers will join the company for its 2014-15 season, including five dancers who are graduates of Houston Ballet Academy.   Native Houstonian Jared Matthews, formerly a […]

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Houston Ballet Announces New First Soloists, Jared Matthews And Yuriko Kajiya

May 7, 2014

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Houston Ballet Announces New First Soloists, Jared Matthews And Yuriko Kajiya HOUSTON, TEXAS – Houston Ballet Artistic Director Stanton Welch announced today that Jared Matthews and Yuriko Kajiya, currently soloist dancers with American Ballet Theatre (ABT), will join Houston Ballet as first soloists for the 2014-15 season beginning in August 2014. “Yuriko and I were […]

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American Ballet Theatre | Nutcracker casting

December 1, 2012

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American Ballet Theatre | Nutcracker casting PRINCIPAL CASTING ANNOUNCED FOR ABT’S THE NUTCRACKER AT BAM HOWARD GILMAN OPERA HOUSE DECEMBER 7-16, 2012 Xiomara Reyes and Eric Tamm to Lead Opening Night Cast11/19/2012 – Xiomara Reyes and Eric Tamm will lead the opening night cast of American Ballet Theatre’s The Nutcracker at the BAM Howard Gilman Opera […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Yuriko Kajiya, Soloist, American Ballet Theatre

March 6, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Yuriko Kajiya, Soloist, American Ballet Theatre What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? Work on whatever ballet/role I’m working at the time and make more progress. What are you looking forward to dancing this year ? I have a première of Giselle coming up on March 25th in […]

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