Stanton Welch News

Shreveport Dance Academy Announces Summer Intensive FacultyShreveport Dance Academy Announces Summer Intensive Faculty
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

]EMILY LOSCOCCO, former principal dancer of Festival Ballet Providence, PHILLIP BROOMHEAD, former principal dancer of the Houston Ballet and the Royal Ballet, and BETSY McBRIDE of American Ballet Theatre, and SIMON WEXLER former principal dancer of Texas Ballet Theatre will be members of the faculty for the Shreveport Dance Academy's Summer Intensive in Shreveport, Louisiana. (more...)

Photo Flash: Houston Ballet Caps Season with Stanton Welch's LA BAYADEREPhoto Flash: Houston Ballet Caps Season with Stanton Welch's LA BAYADERE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

From June 8 - 18, 2017, Houston Ballet caps its season with Stanton Welch's La Bayadere ("The Temple Dancer"), a historic classic set in royal India of the past. La Bayadere is a dramatic ballet of eternal love, mystery, fate, vengeance and justice, featuring spectacular scenery and costumes by the acclaimed English designer Peter Farmer. (more...)

Houston Ballet to Present Stanton Welch's LA BAYADEREHouston Ballet to Present Stanton Welch's LA BAYADERE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

From June 8 - 18, 2017, Houston Ballet caps its season with Stanton Welch's La Bayadere ('The Temple Dancer'), a historic classic set in royal India of the past. (more...)

Eglevsky Ballet Announces Student Workshop Performance 6/8Eglevsky Ballet Announces Student Workshop Performance 6/8
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Executive Artistic Director Maurice Brandon Curry has announced details for the Eglevsky Ballet's Annual Student Workshop Performance to be held at The Olmstead Theater at Adelphi University on June 8 at 6:30 p.m. This year's Student Workshop will include world premiere works choreographed by Patrick Frenette, Christopher Huggins and Morgan McEwen.  The event will also feature works choreographed by members of the Eglevsky Ballet Academy resident faculty. (more...)

San Francisco Ballet Announces 2017-18 Season including Unbound: A Festival of 12 New Works by 12 Notable ChoreographersSan Francisco Ballet Announces 2017-18 Season including Unbound: A Festival of 12 New Works by 12 Notable Choreographers
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2017

San Francisco Ballet, long recognized for pushing boundaries in dance, has announced its 2017-18 Season program and schedule. This summer, SF Ballet will return to Festival Napa Valley for one performance only on Friday, July 21, 2017, accompanied by members of the SF Ballet Orchestra. In addition, this October, the Company will once again participate in World Ballet Day LIVE, a day-long streaming event (details to be announced). (more...)

Works by Frenette, Huggins & McEwen Set for Eglevsky Ballet's 2017 Student Workshop PerformanceWorks by Frenette, Huggins & McEwen Set for Eglevsky Ballet's 2017 Student Workshop Performance
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Executive Artistic Director Maurice Brandon Curry has announced details for the Eglevsky Ballet's Annual Student Workshop Performance to be held at The Olmstead Theater at Adelphi University on June 8 at 6:30 p.m. (more...)

Houston Ballet Presents The Tempest May 25 to June 4Houston Ballet Presents The Tempest May 25 to June 4
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

From May 25 - June 4, Houston Ballet presents the North American Premiere of David Bintley's magical ballet, The Tempest. In celebration of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death, Mr. Bintley has created a fantastical production based on The Bard's well-known play. (more...)

Houston Ballet Academy Presents Dynamic 2017 Spring ShowcaseHouston Ballet Academy Presents Dynamic 2017 Spring Showcase
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Houston Ballet Academy's annual Spring Showcase returns to the Cullen Theater at the Wortham Theater Center on April 28 and 29, 2017. The showcase features an array of performances by Academy students from Level 1 through Houston Ballet II, designed to highlight the immense talent of all the Academy's students. (more...)

San Francisco Ballet Announces 2017-18 SeasonSan Francisco Ballet Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

San Francisco Ballet, long recognized for pushing boundaries in dance, has announced its 2017-18 Season program and schedule. This summer, SF Ballet will return to Festival Napa Valley for one performance only on Friday, July 21, 2017, accompanied by members of the SF Ballet Orchestra. In addition, this October, the Company will once again participate in World Ballet Day LIVE, a day-long streaming event (details to be announced). (more...)

San Francisco Ballet Announces 2017-18 SeasonSan Francisco Ballet Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

San Francisco Ballet, long recognized for pushing boundaries in dance, has announced its 2017-18 Season program and schedule. This summer, SF Ballet will return to Festival Napa Valley for one performance only on Friday, July 21, 2017, accompanied by members of the SF Ballet Orchestra. In addition, this October, the Company will once again participate in World Ballet Day LIVE, a day-long streaming event (details to be announced). (more...)

Northrop Announces 2017-18 Dance SeasonNorthrop Announces 2017-18 Dance Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2017

 Northrop announces its 2017//2018 dance season featuring nine great dance companies, with three ballet presentations, four performances with live music, and vibrant contemporary dance. In addition to two story ballets, there are new Family and seasonal series packages and a family dance special. (more...)

BWW Interview: Houston Ballet Promotes Jessica Collado to Principal: A True CINDERELLA StoryBWW Interview: Houston Ballet Promotes Jessica Collado to Principal: A True CINDERELLA Story
by Guest Blogger: Kelvin Douglas - Mar 30, 2017

On March 10, 2017, just moments after Collado starred in the Houston Ballet's presentation of CINDERELLA at the Wortham Theater Center, Houston Ballet Artistic Director Stanton Welch AM promoted her to principal dancer. (more...)

Houston Ballet To Tour To Ludwigshafen And Bonn GermanyHouston Ballet To Tour To Ludwigshafen And Bonn Germany
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Houston Ballet announces a tour to Ludwigshafen and Bonn, Germany. From April 3-13, 2017, Houston Ballet will perform three works by Artistic Director Stanton Welch AM: Maninyas (1996), Velocity (2003), and Tapestry (2012). Audiences will have the opportunity to see three works by Mr. Welch that have cemented him as one of the most innovative and in-demand choreographers in the world. (more...)

BWW Dance Top Stories You Might Have Missed 3/24 - Cirque du Soleil's OVO and More!BWW Dance Top Stories You Might Have Missed 3/24 - Cirque du Soleil's OVO and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Happy Friday, BWW Dance! Here are the top dance stories from around the BroadwayWorld you might have missed this week! (more...)

Houston Ballet Promotes Jessica Collado To Principal DancerHouston Ballet Promotes Jessica Collado To Principal Dancer
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Houston Ballet is proud to announce that Artistic Director Stanton Welch AM has promoted Jessica Collado to Principal dancer. Formally a First-Soloist, Ms. Collado was promoted on the evening of March 10, 2017 after starring in Stanton Welch's production of Cinderella in the title role. (more...)

Houston Ballet Offers Up a Mixed Repertory Program DIRECTOR'S CHOICE: LEGENDS AND PRODIGYHouston Ballet Offers Up a Mixed Repertory Program DIRECTOR'S CHOICE: LEGENDS AND PRODIGY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

From March 16 - 26, Houston Ballet offers up a mixed repertory program Director's Choice: Legends and Prodigy, featuring three company, dancer and audience favorites. Hans van Manen's Grosse Fuge showcases Houston Ballet's strong male lineup and proves unequivocally why he is Holland's most famous choreographer. Ji?i Kylian created Stepping Stones during a visit to Australia as a reflection on man's desire to preserve his heritage. Justin Peck joins Houston Ballet's repertoire with Year of the Rabbit, a ballet that showcases the corps de ballet. (more...)

BWW Review: HOUSTON BALLET Resets CINDERELLA at Wortham Theater CenterBWW Review: HOUSTON BALLET Resets CINDERELLA at Wortham Theater Center
by Gary Laird - Mar 6, 2017

In this retelling of the beloved fairy tale, pretty much everything is thrown out the window for a darker, edgier story of an independent woman fighting against her circumstances for a chance at a better life. (more...)

Photo Flash: Houston Ballet Performs the Beloved Retelling of CINDERELLAPhoto Flash: Houston Ballet Performs the Beloved Retelling of CINDERELLA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

From March 2-12, Houston Ballet presents Stanton Welch's staging of Cinderella, which was originally created for The Australian Ballet in 1997. A fresh new take on the familiar tale, Cinderella features lavish scenery and spectacular costumes by the late New Zealand designer, Kristian Fredrickson. (more...)

Smuin to Bring Effervescent DANCE SERIES 01 to Mountain View and CarmelSmuin to Bring Effervescent DANCE SERIES 01 to Mountain View and Carmel
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Smuin, currently completing a record-setting run of its lauded annual tradition The Christmas Ballet, hailed by critics as 'Sheer joy' (San Francisco Chronicle) and 'Delectable' (The Mercury News) returns in March with Dance Series 01. (more...)

Houston Ballet II Will Travel to Cannes for International Meeting of Junior BalletsHouston Ballet II Will Travel to Cannes for International Meeting of Junior Ballets
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Houston Ballet II, the second company of Houston Ballet, has been invited to participate in the Cannes International Meeting of Junior Ballets in Cannes, France. (more...)

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