Dancers from The Houston Ballet's THE NUTCRACKER to Make Special Visit to the Texas Children's Cancer and Hematology Centers, 12/15

On Monday, Dec. 15, 2014 from 1 to 3 p.m., costumed dancers from Houston Ballet's production of The Nutcrackerwill make a special visit to Texas Children's and Hematology Centers. This holiday season Houston Ballet will present 35 performances of The Nutcracker at the Wortham Theater Center Nov. 28 - Dec. 28, and the dancers want to bring the magic of the performance to children who may not have the opportunity to see the production. On Dec. 15, 2014, Houston Ballet demi soloist Elise Elliott, corps de ballet dancers Rhodes Elliott, Jacquelyn Long, Katelyn May, Aaron Sharratt, and apprentice Mallory Mehaffey will participate in this event.

Each year, dancers from Houston Ballet bring the magic of The Nutcracker to children at Texas Children's and Hematology Centers. Houston Ballet dancers enjoy visiting the children at other points during the year as well. These visits are part of Houston Ballet's community outreach program. Houston Ballet performs The Nutcrackerfrom Nov. 28 through Dec. 28 at Wortham Theater Center in downtown Houston.

Houston Ballet's performances of The Nutcracker continue through Dec. 28, 2014. For tickets call 713 227 2787 or 1 800 828 ARTS. Tickets are also available at, Houston Ballet Box Office at Wortham Theater Center.

Photo Credit:

Ballet: Nutcracker

Choreographer: Ben Stevenson, O.B.E.

Dancer(s): artists of Houston Ballet

Photo: Amitava Sarkar

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